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Pew Survey: Almost Half of Americans Have No Interest in Email Encryption

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March 10 2015 1:07 PMWikimedia Is Suing the NSA and DOJ Over Their Mass Surveillance Operations
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March 2 2015 3:12 PMStingray Side EffectsThe feds finally admit that a controversial surveillance device can disrupt your cell service.
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Feb. 26 2015 5:16 PMThe Snowdenites Are WinningOpponents of surveillance have gained the upper hand. And like gun-rights activists, they don’t need a majority to keep it.
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Feb. 10 2015 4:30 PMDARPA Is Developing a Search Engine for the Dark Web
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Jan. 29 2015 12:37 PMGoogle Can’t Tell You When the Government Wants Your Data. Here’s a Sneaky Solution.
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Jan. 14 2015 1:12 PMStop Comparing the NSA to the StasiThey’re nothing alike.
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Dec. 31 2014 5:43 PMNow There's an App For Detecting Government Stingray Cell Phone Trackers
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Dec. 17 2014 2:37 PMA New Surveillance Blimp Takes to the Skies Over Maryland
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Nov. 19 2014 3:42 PMProsecutor Would Rather Withdraw Surveillance Evidence Than Reveal How Police Got It
War Stories
Oct. 16 2014 4:52 PMSins of OmissionCitizenfour is a fine documentary. Too bad the director glossed over some important details—and Edward Snowden didn’t gloss over more.
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Sept. 25 2014 6:13 PMFBI Director Slams Apple and Google Over New User Privacy Protections
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Sept. 5 2014 10:43 AMUp in the AirStates shouldn’t wait until courts weigh in to place limits on drone surveillance.
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Aug. 27 2014 12:49 PMThe House and Senate Intelligence Committees Need Privacy Advocates, Too
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July 31 2014 12:59 PMFormer NSA Chief Keith Alexander Is Profiting on Cybersecurity. But Is It Legal?
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July 31 2014 11:00 AMHow the NSA Hurts Our Economy, Cybersecurity, and Foreign Policy
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March 9 2015 3:20 PMMass Government Surveillance Is No JokeInstead of laughing about snooping, we need to pressure the FBI to release required information about its use of the Patriot Act.
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March 2 2015 8:19 AMHow to Mess With SurveillanceWhy you should search for random people on Facebook, and other tips.
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Feb. 25 2015 4:49 PMWest Coast vs. East CoastThe crypto cold war between the feds and the tech industry just got hot.
Technology
Feb. 3 2015 2:49 PMThe Silk Road Trial Isn’t Just About DrugsIt’s also about curbing anonymity online.
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Jan. 15 2015 4:15 PMA Member of Sweden’s Pirate Party Tricked High-Ranking Officials Into Using His Insecure Wi-Fi Network
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Jan. 13 2015 11:35 AMFor Political Leaders, More Surveillance Is Always the Answer
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Dec. 19 2014 8:30 AMThe Wrong Way to Respond to the Snowden RevelationsSome countries want to wall off their Internet from the United States to avoid surveillance. But there’s a better solution.
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Dec. 10 2014 2:05 PMThis Meaningful Surveillance Reform Had Bipartisan Support. It Failed Anyway.
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Nov. 10 2014 9:52 AMStingrays: Not Just for Feds!How local law enforcement uses an invasive, unreliable surveillance tool.
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Oct. 1 2014 4:44 PMLaw Enforcement Has Declared War on Encryption It Can’t Break
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Sept. 23 2014 10:51 AMIs Apple Picking a Fight With the U.S. Government?Not exactly.
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Sept. 2 2014 8:36 AMThe Potemkinism of Privacy PragmatismCivil liberties are too important to be left to the technologists.
The Slatest
Aug. 5 2014 5:01 PMHas the U.S. National Security Apparatus Sprung Another Snowden-Style Leak?
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July 31 2014 11:57 AMCIA “Improperly Accessed” Computers of Senate Staff Investigating CIA
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July 22 2014 11:14 AMThe Return of the Typewriters?A German politician thinks the old-fashioned tech could thwart U.S. spying. But that’s not a solution.

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