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Klint Finley / Wired:
Tox, a secure, open-source P2P messaging system first conceived on 4chan, aspires to become a Skype alternative   —  Out in the Open: Hackers Build a Skype That's Not Controlled by Microsoft  —  The web forum 4chan is known mostly as a place to share juvenile and, to put it mildly, politically incorrect images.
Sep 2, 2014, 1:55 AMIn context
Winston Ross / MIT Technology Review:
Luth gathers metadata from smartphones, tablets and PC's, pays participants $100/month   —  How Much Is Your Privacy Worth?  —  Despite the outcry over government and corporate snooping, some people allow themselves be monitored for money or rewards.  —  Anyone paying attention knows …
Aug 27, 2014, 5:25 AMIn context
Ryan Gallagher / The Intercept:
NSA providing records of 850B calls, locations, emails, and internet chats to 23 US agencies with a Google-like ICREACH search engine   —  The Surveillance Engine: How the NSA Built Its Own Secret Google  —  The National Security Agency is secretly providing data to nearly …
Aug 25, 2014, 1:45 PMIn context
Leo Kelion / BBC:
Tor director suspects NSA and GCHQ agents are anonymously tipping off the company about vulnerabilities   —  NSA and GCHQ agents ‘leak Tor bugs’ alleges developer  —  Andrew Lewman: “The fact that we take a completely anonymous bug report allows them to report to us safely”
Aug 23, 2014, 1:55 AMIn context
Heise:
GCHQ's “HACIENDA” program completed full port scans targeting 27 countries   —  NSA/GCHQ: The HACIENDA Program for Internet Colonization  —  Translations of this article are available in German, French, Italian and Spanish.  —  Since the early days of TCP …
Aug 16, 2014, 1:55 AMIn context
Devlin Barrett / Wall Street Journal:
FISA Court judge criticized NSA for ‘systemic overcollection’ of internet metadata   —  Surveillance Court Judge Criticized NSA ‘Overcollection’ of Data  —  Decision Offers Scathing Assessment of Agency's Management of Internet-Surveillance Program
Aug 14, 2014, 1:55 AMIn context
Dustin Volz / National Journal:
Snowden: The NSA Caused a Massive Internet Blackout in Syria   —  The National Security Agency inadvertently brought Syria's Internet to a screeching halt nationwide in 2012 after a failed attempt to hack into the war-torn country's communications data, according to a new claim by Edward Snowden.
Aug 13, 2014, 11:10 AMIn context
Kim Zetter / Wired:
NSA developing “MonsterMind” system to autonomously block and retaliate against cyberattacks   —  Meet MonsterMind, the NSA Bot That Could Wage Cyberwar Autonomously  —  Edward Snowden has made us painfully aware of the government's sweeping surveillance programs over the last year.
Aug 13, 2014, 10:05 AMIn context
Andy Greenberg / Wired:
Snowden: I Left the NSA Clues, But They Couldn't Find Them   —  If the NSA still doesn't know the full extent of the greatest leak of secrets in its history, it's not because of Edward Snowden's attempts to cover his tracks.  On the contrary, the NSA's most prolific whistleblower now claims …
Aug 13, 2014, 9:20 AMIn context
James Bamford / Wired:
Edward Snowden is extensively interviewed in Moscow by NSA whistleblower James Bamford   —  Edward Snowden: The Untold Story  —  I am staying at the Hotel Metropol, a whimsical sand-colored monument to pre-revolutionary art nouveau.  Built during the time of Czar Nicholas II …
Aug 13, 2014, 9:15 AMIn context

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