Ryan Gallagher Ryan Gallagher

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.




Scalia’s Liberal Streak

The conservative justice’s most brilliant—and surprisingly progressive—moments on the bench.

Colorado Is Ground Zero for the Fight Over Female Voters

There’s a Way to Keep Ex-Cons Out of Prison That Pays for Itself. Why Don’t More States Use It?

The NFL Explains How It Sees “the Role of the Female”

The Music Industry Is Ignoring Some of the Best Black Women Singing R&B


Theo’s Joint and Vanessa’s Whiskey

No sitcom did the “Very Special Episode” as well as The Cosby Show.


The Other Huxtable Effect

Thirty years ago, The Cosby Show gave us one of TV’s great feminists.

Cliff Huxtable Explains the World: Five Lessons From TV’s Greatest Dad

Why Television Needs a New Cosby Show Right Now

  News & Politics
Sept. 18 2014 8:20 PM A Clever Attempt at Explaining Away a Vote Against the Farm Bill
Sept. 18 2014 6:02 PM A Chinese Company Just Announced the Biggest IPO in U.S. History
Sept. 18 2014 3:24 PM Symantec Removes Its “Sexual Orientation” Filter
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 18 2014 3:30 PM How Crisis Pregnancy Centers Trick Women
  Slate Plus
Behind the Scenes
Sept. 18 2014 1:23 PM “It’s Not Every Day That You Can Beat the World Champion” An exclusive interview with chess grandmaster Fabiano Caruana.
Brow Beat
Sept. 18 2014 3:04 PM Pogo Returns With Another Utterly Catchy Disney Remix
Future Tense
Sept. 18 2014 6:48 PM By 2100 the World's Population Could Be 11 Billion
  Health & Science
Sept. 18 2014 3:35 PM Do People Still Die of Rabies? And how do you know if an animal is rabid?
Sports Nut
Sept. 18 2014 11:42 AM Grandmaster Clash One of the most amazing feats in chess history just happened, and no one noticed.