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Ken Dilanian / Associated Press:
Internal NSA debate led Obama to consider plan to stop gathering US phone records in 2009   —  AP Exclusive: Before Snowden, a debate inside NSA  —  1 photo  —  WASHINGTON (AP) — Years before Edward Snowden sparked a public outcry with the disclosure that the National Security Agency …
Nov 22, 2014, 7:10 PMIn context
Geoff White / Channel 4:
UK's Cable and Wireless, bought by Vodafone, helped GCHQ get internet data of millions of worldwide users from undersea cables   —  Spy cable revealed: how telecoms firm worked with GCHQ  —  One of the UK's largest communications firms had a leading role in creating the surveillance system exposed …
Nov 21, 2014, 8:10 AMIn context
Mary Madden / Pew Internet:
91% of US adults say consumers have lost control over how their personal info is collected and used by companies   —  Public Perceptions of Privacy and Security in the Post-Snowden Era  —  Summary of Findings  —  Privacy evokes a constellation of concepts for Americans …
Nov 12, 2014, 11:50 AMIn context
David Kravets / Ars Technica:
Cindy Cohn, digital rights freedom fighter, named EFF executive director   —  Lawyer who fought for cryptography and human digital rights taking EFF helm.  —  Cindy Cohn, the Electronic Frontier Foundation's legal director at the forefront of trying to dismantle the National Security Agency's …
Nov 6, 2014, 8:55 PMIn context
Micah Lee / The Intercept:
How Micah Lee securely connected Edward Snowden with Laura Poitras and Glenn Greenwald   —  Ed Snowden Taught Me To Smuggle Secrets Past Incredible Danger.  Now I Teach You.  —  Late on the evening of January 11, 2013, someone sent me an interesting email.
Nov 2, 2014, 9:45 PMIn context
Andrea Peterson / Washington Post:
Privacy researcher Ashkan Soltani, who helped Washington Post with its Snowden reporting, named FTC's chief technologist   —  Federal Trade Commission names Ashkan Soltani chief technologist  —  The Federal Trade Commission announced Tuesday that Ashkan Soltani, an independent privacy researcher …
Oct 21, 2014, 2:50 PMIn context
Owen Bowcott / Guardian:
Mass internet surveillance threatens international law, UN report claims   —  Actions of intelligence agencies are ‘corrosive of online privacy’, Ben Emmerson says in response to Edward Snowden leaks  —  Mass surveillance of the internet by intelligence agencies is “corrosive of online privacy” …
Oct 16, 2014, 7:55 AMIn context
Spencer Ackerman / Guardian:
Citizenfour, Laura Poitras' documentary about Snowden, confirms a second leaker   —  Citizenfour review - Poitras' victorious film shows Snowden vindicated  —  Laura Poitras' documentary disentangles NSA surveillance and plots the story of Edward Snowden in Hong Kong and Moscow  —  Edward Snowden in Moscow.
Oct 11, 2014, 3:15 PMIn context
CNET:
Marc Andreessen on Zuckerberg, Twitter, Apple Watch, bitcoin, PayPal spinning off, and Snowden   —  Zuckerberg is world's best CEO, Twitter the eighth wonder, says Marc Andreessen  —  The venture capitalist has been tweeting up a storm, sharing his thoughts on everything from startups to activist shareholders.
Oct 8, 2014, 6:55 AMIn context
Klint Finley / Wired:
OX Guard: Open source tool that can send encrypted email to anyone, even those not using it   —  The Open Source Tool That Lets You Send Encrypted Emails to Anyone  —  In the wake of the mass NSA surveillance scandal sparked by whistleblower Edward Snowden, all sorts of hackers, academics …
Sep 4, 2014, 8:25 AMIn context

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