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The NSA and the Corrosion of Silicon Valley

The dolphin in the tuna net is us — our industry, our work, and the social fabric of our community.
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NSA Struggles to Make Sense of Flood of Surveillance Data

A former NSA employee says the agency knows so much, that it can’t understand what it has.

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Judge Says NSA Phone Surveillance Is Legal

A federal judge in New York ruled Friday that the National Security Agency’s broad collection of U.S. phone-customer data is lawful, dismissing a complaint filed by the American Civil Liberties Union.

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NetSuite Speeds Data-Center Rollout Amid NSA Spying

Cloud application vendor NetSuite Inc. is accelerating its construction of data centers in Europe as a result of the National Security Agency’s eavesdropping activities.

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Panel Seeks to Overhaul Spy Practices

A presidentially appointed panel reviewing U.S. surveillance programs is recommending a significant overhaul of both foreign and domestic spy practices that, if adopted, would amount to a major wing-clipping of the National Security Agency.

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Obama Tries to Ease Silicon Valley’s Concerns Over Spying

President Barack Obama, under fire from Silicon Valley over the government’s surveillance programs, met with technology executives Tuesday to try to ease their concerns about the National Security Agency’s spying operations.

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Obama to Meet With Tech Giants Over Surveillance, Obamacare

President Barack Obama, facing growing pressure from Silicon Valley, will meet Tuesday with executives from Google Inc., Facebook Inc. and other technology and telecommunications giants to discuss their concerns about America’s surveillance operations.

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U.S. to Stick With Combined NSA, Cyber Command Posts

The Obama administration has decided to keep the current arrangement under which the NSA director also leads the military command.
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Presidential Task Force Recommends Overhaul of NSA Surveillance Tactics

A presidential task force has drafted recommendations that constitute a sweeping overhaul of the National Security Agency, according to people familiar with the recommendations.

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Spy Game: NSA Said to Snoop on World of Warcraft

With all the revelations from Edward Snowden’s cache of documents, one might be left wondering, “What’s left that the NSA hasn’t been monitoring?”

Microsoft Compares NSA to “Advanced Persistent Threat”

CIA’s Financial Spying Bags Data on Americans

Your Personal NSA Agent (Comic)

Obama Unaware as U.S. Spied on World Leaders: Officials

NSA Internet Spying Sparks Race to Create Offshore Havens for Data Privacy

NSA Job Application Flowchart (Comic)

Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board Wants New Data Rules