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The 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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July 16 2014 12:54 PMNetizen Report: China Teases Users With Intermittent Censorship
The Slatest
July 9 2014 10:35 AMNSA, FBI Spied on Muslim Public Figures' Email, Used "Raghead" Slur in Internal Document
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June 26 2014 6:45 PMThe German Government Doesn't Trust Verizon to Protect Its Data From the NSA
Technology
June 5 2014 6:37 PMYou Can Fight the NSAEdward Snowden wants Internet users to make surveillance too expensive for the government.
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May 22 2014 2:05 PMThere's No Good Reason for Spy Agencies to Snoop on Humanitarian Groups
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May 15 2014 7:54 AMExporting the Right to PrivacyHow the U.S. can keep American-made surveillance tech out of dictators’ hands.
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May 13 2014 5:52 PMPrivacy Advocates Claim That the U.K.'s Surveillance Agency Did Some Illegal Snooping
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April 11 2014 5:33 PMOf Course the NSA Knew About Heartbleed Two Years Ago and Did Nothing
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March 31 2014 4:37 PMThe Dictator’s Little HelperHow to stop Western companies from exporting surveillance technologies to authoritarian governments.
Politics
March 25 2014 10:20 PMTurning Off the Vacuum CleanerWhy Congress supports Obama’s proposal to end the NSA’s bulk metadata collection program.
Bitwise
March 14 2014 12:02 AMTruer DetectiveThe sleuthing plot of the Veronica Mars movie gets all the technology right.
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March 12 2014 3:58 PMIt’s Time to Let Snowden Go
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Feb. 27 2014 2:03 PMThe British Surveillance Agency Spied on Millions of Yahoo Video Chats With the NSA's Help
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Feb. 20 2014 3:59 PMHere's the Worst-Case Scenario if the Government Has Access to Your Personal Data
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Feb. 5 2014 1:50 PMLatest Surveillance Revelations Show U.S., U.K. Government Hypocrisy on Hacking
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July 15 2014 3:56 PMU.K. Intelligence Agency's Bag of Tricks Includes Ability to Manipulate Online Polls
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July 1 2014 5:52 PMHomeland Security Facility Is Testing a Fun New Biometric Program for Airports
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June 13 2014 11:05 AMDrones Are Keeping Their Eye on the Ball, TooThe insanely high cost of security technology at the World Cup.
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June 5 2014 11:12 AMNSA Surveillance Scandal Began One Year Ago. Here’s What Tech Companies Still Need to Do.
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May 22 2014 12:25 PMSnowden Casually Hosted a Crypto Party in Honolulu Months Before He Started Leaking
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May 14 2014 6:52 PMAs Other Countries Try to Downplay Government Surveillance, New Zealand Is Ramping Up
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April 27 2014 7:24 AMMathematician SpiesIf you thought you were protecting your country, you may justifiably feel betrayed.
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April 10 2014 3:47 PMThis NSA “Reform” Just Makes Government Surveillance Worse
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March 28 2014 1:04 PMHeavy Is the Head That Wears Two HatsIf confirmed to head the NSA and U.S. Cyber Command, Adm. Michael Rogers will face big challenges.
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March 24 2014 12:28 PMJimmy Carter Sends Snail Mail to Avoid NSA Snooping. Is He Just Paranoid?
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March 12 2014 5:22 PMThe NSA’s “Targeted” Surveillance Is Looking Less Targeted All the Time
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March 4 2014 1:35 PMSprint Let the Government Spy on You, and Now It's Getting Sued ... by the Government
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Feb. 25 2014 12:24 PMGermany’s Hypocrisy on NSA Surveillance
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Feb. 14 2014 3:03 PMLet the NSA Keep Hold of the DataGiving it to private companies will only make privacy intrusion worse.
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Jan. 29 2014 6:30 PMThe NSA Hired a New Privacy Officer. Wait, What Is That?

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