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Ryan Gallagher is a journalist who reports on surveillance, security, and civil liberties.

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June 5 2013 11:32 AMU.N. Free-Speech Envoy Blasts "Extremely Disturbing" Government Mass Surveillance
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May 31 2013 3:42 PMMaine Passes "Historic" Legislation to Require Warrant for Cellphone Tracking
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May 29 2013 6:24 PMDoJ Fights to Stop Release of Secret Court Opinion on Unlawful Surveillance of Americans
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May 23 2013 6:10 PMIs Obama Coming Back From the Dark Side on Privacy?
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May 21 2013 5:02 PMJournalists Find Massive Data Security Lapse, Get Threats Instead of Thanks
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May 17 2013 2:21 PMFears of U.S. Mass Surveillance Spur Data Protection Proposals in Europe
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May 14 2013 3:37 PMThe U.S. Government Spies on Reporters All Too Frequently
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May 9 2013 4:35 PMJudge OKs FBI Tracking Tool That Tricks Cellphones With Clandestine Signal
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May 7 2013 6:22 PMMegaupload Founder's Lawyers Accuse U.S. Government of Conspiracy, Corruption
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April 30 2013 10:47 AMMozilla to Take Legal Action Against Spy Tech Firm Over "Offensive" Trademark Violation
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April 29 2013 5:45 AMLady Liberty’s Watching YouI wanted to write about face-recognition software considered for use at the statue. Here’s what happened.
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April 25 2013 12:11 PMJudge Rejects FBI Attempt to Use Spyware to Infiltrate Unknown Suspect's Computer
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April 23 2013 1:59 PMMore Surveillance Will Not Stop Terrorist Acts
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April 16 2013 2:51 PMPrivacy Rights Group Challenges British Government Over Spy Technology Sales
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April 5 2013 5:12 PMDEA Claims It Can’t Snoop on iMessages Sent Between Apple Devices
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June 4 2013 12:55 PMTen Revelations From Bradley Manning's WikiLeaks Documents
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May 30 2013 5:41 PMGovernment Settles With Researcher Put on Watch List For Supporting Bradley Manning
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May 28 2013 5:07 PMGerman Official: Xbox One Spying Capabilities a "Twisted Nightmare"
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May 22 2013 6:20 PMFacebook to "Shed Spotlight" on Government Surveillance, Still Won't Publish Transparency Reports
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May 20 2013 3:14 PMGovernment Spying on Fox News Reporter Even Worse Than AP Case
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May 16 2013 3:06 PMVerizon Wireless Secretly Passed AP Reporters' Phone Records to Feds
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May 13 2013 5:35 PMNew York Student Selling His Private Data on Kickstarter
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May 8 2013 2:48 PMGovernment Policy on Email Surveillance in "State of Chaos"
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May 2 2013 4:04 PMNew Report Details Which Internet Companies You Can (and Can't) Trust With Your Personal Data
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April 29 2013 3:29 PMFBI Wants Power to Fine Internet Chat Providers That Don't Comply With Real-Time Spy Orders
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April 26 2013 4:34 PMFace-Off Over Warrantless Cellphone Tracking at House Judiciary Committee Hearing
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April 24 2013 4:52 PMWill Boston Bombings Change National Dialogue on Surveillance Drones?
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April 19 2013 4:23 PMLawmakers Cite Boston Bombing, WikiLeaks "Hacking" as Reasons to Pass CISPA
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April 10 2013 5:59 PMThe IRS Doesn’t Think “Reasonable Expectation of Privacy” Applies to Your Emails
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April 3 2013 6:04 PMPrivacy Risk or Future of Aviation? Five Perspectives on Domestic Drones.

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