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Europe versus Facebook: Issues of data privacy

August 6, 2014

Privacy activist Max Schrems has filed a lawsuit against Facebook for breaching European data protection law. Anyone, excluding…
How did Snowden’s revelations affect the mathematical community?

July 23, 2014

Edward Snowden’s revelations about massive and extralegal spying programs by the National Security Agency (NSA) in the US…
NSA row sparks rush for encrypted email

May 23, 2014

A new push to encrypt email, keeping messages free from government snooping, is gaining momentum A new push…
Wireless Networks on US planes monitored by NSA

April 11, 2014

Companies that provide WiFi on US domestic flights are handing over their data to the NSA, adapting their…
Europe got phone spying wrong, now Obama should take heed

April 11, 2014

Listen carefully, Barack. In response to widespread outrage about the National Security Agency’s work monitoring telephone and internet…
China asks US to stop spying activities after new Snowden leak

March 28, 2014

China has demanded that the US stop the snooping activities of its National Security Agency against Chinese officials…
U.S. President Barack Obama unveils plan to end the NSA’s bulk collection of metadata

March 28, 2014

Nearly ten months after former intelligence contractor Edward Snowden revealed that the National Security Agency was collecting telephone…
NSA has ‘industrial scale’ malware for spying

March 14, 2014

The National Security Agency (NSA) headquarters at Fort Meade, Maryland, as seen from the air, January 29, 2010…
The internet is on fire but Snowden’s heroes can’t save us

March 13, 2014

Someone get a fire extinguisher! Just, you know, maybe not Mark Zuckerberg. cibomahto, CC BY-SA Just ahead of the 25th…
US plans to scan workers with secret clearances

March 12, 2014

This photo provided by The Guardian Newspaper in London shows Edward Snowden, who worked as a contract employee…
Quantum computers could crack existing codes but create others much harder to break

February 13, 2014

Cracking the code. Flickr/Lars O The massive release of the US National Security Agency (NSA)’s classified documents by Edward Snowden continues to raise…
Reports: NSA gets under 30 percent of phone data

February 12, 2014

Civil liberties activists hold a rally against surveillance of US citizens at the Justice Department in Washington, DC…
Internet firms release data on NSA requests

February 4, 2014

This June 6, 2013, file photo, shows a sign outside the National Security Administration (NSA) campus in Fort…
Edward Snowden nominated for Noble Peace Prize

February 3, 2014

Former CIA Contractor and man behind one of the biggest American spying leaks “Edward Snowden” has been nominated…
Gov’t, Internet companies reach deal on disclosure

January 28, 2014

Civil liberties activists hold a rally against surveillance of US citizens in Washington on January 17, 2014 The…
Yahoo CEO Marissa calls for greater NSA transparency

January 27, 2014

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer called for greater transparency on the data collected by the American National Security Agency.…
NSA scoops up millions of text messages a day, report says

January 17, 2014

An Indian officegoer checks a text message on his mobile phone in Mumbai on September 27, 2011 The…
Report: NSA uses radio waves to map pathway into computers

January 16, 2014

In this Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013, file photo, a man looks at his cellphone as he walks on…
Ex-CIA boss: Telecoms should store metadata, not NSA

January 15, 2014

Former CIA Director Michael Morell is seen November 28, 2012 in the Senate Visitors Center of the US…
Report: NSA data swoop has had minimal counterterrorism role

January 15, 2014

Credit: New America Foundation A report from the New America Foundation National Security Program finds that the NSA’s…
Google asks U.S. government for greater transparency on data requests

January 6, 2014

According to official Google Blog – Google has published an open letter addressed to U.S. government calling for greater transparency–asking…
NSA is developing Quantum Computer which will break all current forms of encryption

January 6, 2014

 In a fresh revelation, the leaked documents provided by former U.S. National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden gives…
Despite quantum’s gains, standard computers still rule

January 6, 2014

View of the National Security Agency (NSA) in the Washington suburb of Fort Meade, Maryland, 25 January 2006…
U.S. National Security Agency can track every communication sent from your Apple iPhones

January 3, 2014

Fresh leaked document suggests the U.S. National Security Agency has the capability to track every communication sent from…
Update: Apple denied saying “It Has Never Worked with NSA to Create iPhone Backdoors”

January 3, 2014

Apple in a latest statement released to TechCrunch has denied the report published on Sunday in which German website Der Spiegel mentioned…
Apple denies ‘backdoor’ NSA access

January 2, 2014

A man uses his phone as he walks past an Apple store in Hong Kong on December 25,…
Federal judge rules NSA phone surveillance legal

December 30, 2013

This June 6, 2013 file photo shows a sign outside the National Security Agency (NSA) campus in Fort…
Snowden ‘an indoor cat’ in Moscow, says he’s ‘won’

December 30, 2013

This June 9, 2013 file photo provided by The Guardian Newspaper in London shows National Security Agency leaker…
White House stalls as report condemns NSA surveillance

December 19, 2013

‘Yes we scan!’ NSA monitoring will be a Christmas headache for Barack Obama. Mike Herbst Even before opening his…
Judge says NSA program is likely unconstitutional

December 17, 2013

This June 6, 2013 file photo shows a sign outside the National Security Agency (NSA) campus in Fort…
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