John Paczkowski

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Ministry of Love. How May I Detect Your Call?

Is the Government Tracking Us Through Our Cellphones? Of course it is. If the National Security Agency hopes to create an accurate “database of every call ever made” within the nation’s borders, it needs to know the locations from which they were made, right? And if the Justice Department ever gets around to complying with the Freedom of Information Act request seeking records related to such tracking practices and the apparently gutted definition of “probable cause” that governs them, we’ll find out just how far along it is.


Twitter’s Tanking

December 30, 2013 at 6:49 am PT

2013 Was a Good Year for Chromebooks

December 29, 2013 at 2:12 pm PT

BlackBerry Pulls Latest Twitter for BB10 Update

December 29, 2013 at 5:58 am PT

Apple CEO Tim Cook Made $4.25 Million This Year

December 28, 2013 at 12:05 pm PT

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I think the NSA has a job to do and we need the NSA. But as (physicist) Robert Oppenheimer said, “When you see something that is technically sweet, you go ahead and do it and argue about what to do about it only after you’ve had your technical success. That is the way it was with the atomic bomb.”

— Phil Zimmerman, PGP inventor and Silent Circle co-founder, in an interview with Om Malik