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The Same Republicans Who Pushed for Invasive Surveillance Are Complaining About It Now

The Flynn scandal seems to have flustered Devin Nunes and others.

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Feb. 13 2017 10:59 AMThe Real Problem With Asking Visa Applicants to Hand Over Their Social Media Passwords
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Jan. 17 2017 3:55 PMNow It’s Much Easier for Government Agencies to Get NSA Surveillance Data
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Nov. 29 2016 2:19 PMThe U.K. Has Passed a New Law Permitting Outrageous Surveillance. The U.S. Could Be Next.
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Nov. 28 2016 11:41 AMFive Lessons From the Rise of BodycamsHow not to respond to the next police surveillance technology.
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Nov. 2 2016 2:13 PMWe Can’t Trust Trump With Today’s NSAIt would be far too easy for him to take advantage of the agency’s surveillance capabilities.
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Oct. 7 2016 5:45 PMThe Spies in Your EmailHow Yahoo risked user security by giving in to government surveillance demands.
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Aug. 18 2016 1:19 PMYet Another Way the Baltimore Police Unfairly Target Black People
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July 18 2016 10:54 AMHow Protesters at the RNC Can Protect Themselves From Digital SurveillanceActivists at the political conventions should prepare themselves and their cellphones.
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May 11 2016 2:00 PMThis Arcane Rule Change Would Give U.S. Law Enforcement New Power to Hack People Worldwide
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May 3 2016 1:59 PMMass Surveillance Chills Online Speech Even When People Have “Nothing to Hide”
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Jan. 18 2016 5:55 AMThe Color of SurveillanceWhat an infamous abuse of power teaches us about the modern spy era.
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Dec. 1 2015 12:45 PMAfter 11 Years, FBI Gag Order on Warrantless Surveillance Is Lifted
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Oct. 28 2015 3:05 PMArmy Surveillance Blimp on the Loose Over Pennsylvania, Chased by Fighter Jets
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Oct. 16 2015 2:07 PMThis Common Cryptography Method Is Alarmingly Vulnerable
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Sept. 16 2015 4:54 PMWhy the U.S. Doesn’t Deserve a Back Door to Your DataBecause it can barely keep its own data safe.
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Jan. 27 2017 7:39 AMLet’s Have an Adult Conversation on EncryptionThat means moving beyond backdoors.
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Jan. 11 2017 4:15 PMDid a Federal Surveillance Court Really “Reject” an FBI Application to Spy On Trump Associates?
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Nov. 29 2016 1:41 PMHacking: Not Just for the Feds!The next big battles over law enforcement use of technology will involve local police.
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Nov. 10 2016 2:10 PMHow to Trump-Proof Your Electronic CommunicationsIf Donald’s going to be in charge of the surveillance apparatus, we should all take precautions.
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Oct. 24 2016 4:34 PMWashington Post Reports Huge Surge in Secret Electronic Surveillance Requests
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Oct. 4 2016 2:32 PMYahoo Let U.S. Government Search All of Customers’ Incoming Emails, Report Says
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July 19 2016 3:00 PMPrivacy From What?A new play starring Daniel Radcliffe shows just how muddled our conversations about data are.
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July 8 2016 7:29 AMAccessing People’s Browser History Is Almost Like Spying on Their ThoughtsSens. Ron Wyden and Martin Heinrich explain why they object to a proposal that would greatly expand the FBI’s surveillance abilities.
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May 9 2016 3:48 PMReport: Twitter Banned a Trend-Spotting Service From Tipping Intelligence Agencies
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Feb. 19 2016 6:26 PMHow Apple’s Stand Against the FBI Could BackfireTim Cook may have chosen the wrong time to fight the government on its request for access to a San Bernardino shooter’s iPhone.
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Dec. 8 2015 11:42 AMThe SEC Wants to Read Your Emails Without a WarrantHow it and other civil agencies are trying to undermine important privacy reform.
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Nov. 11 2015 6:32 PMMicrosoft’s New Plan for Fighting Government Surveillance: Store Data in Germany
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Oct. 26 2015 8:23 PMThe Many, Many, Many Flaws of CISAThe Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act gives Internet service providers perverse incentives to spy on users.
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Sept. 18 2015 3:34 PMEvery College Should Issue a Transparency Report About Government Requests for Student Data
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Sept. 14 2015 2:50 PMOur Inboxes, OurselvesAn ancient email privacy law might finally be updated. Congress needs to get it right.

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