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Stasi 2.0 - July 31st, 2014

Jeremy Scahill: Leaked U.S. Terrorist Watchlist Rulebook Reveals “Global Stop and Frisk Program” | Democracy Now
The Obama administration has expanded the national terrorist watchlist system by approving broad guidelines over who can be targeted. 688 more words

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The rise and fall of BlackBerry in one chart

BlackBerry is still stirring—sort of.

Yesterday in New York, the company hosted a mobile security summit and announced an acquisition of a German provider of “high-security voice and data encryption and anti-eavesdropping solutions” for governments and large corporations. 155 more words

New Report: Snowden Revelations Hurt U.S. Companies | WSJ

It’s been a persistent question ever since Edward Snowden revealed the National Security Agency’s expansive spying operations just over a year ago: Have the disclosures damaged U.S. 88 more words

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Sorry Russia, Apple and SAP aren't revealing their source code

Russia is not on anyone’s good side lately.

To ensure that SAP and Apple products aren’t vulnerable to spying, Russia suggested last Tuesday that the companies give Russia access to their source code, … 286 more words


Tor anonymity service says unknown attackers tried to expose user information

One of the most important online privacy tools came under attack this year, although the full scale of the problem is still unknown.

Tor, free software that allows for anonymous browsing, is used by activists, journalists and many others who have reason not to leave digital fingerprints behind. 445 more words


Interwebbed: Top Headlines for Crypto and Cyber News

From the looks of it, today is The Day of that old Aussie/Swedish/Amero-Russian mafia: new leak from WikiLeaks strikes back at the country of their founder, Snowden digs in, The Atlantic dials the mid-90’s, cyberpriest called to Swedish prison, stand by for a Class 1 Irony Alert at the NOAA, and just exactly how much you are paying the NSA to watch you. 114 more words


Thankful we have the NSA to protect us

“NSA is a professional foreign-intelligence organization with a highly trained workforce, including brave and dedicated men and women from our armed forces… As we have said before, the agency has zero tolerance for willful violations of the agency’s authorities or professional standards.” 156 more words

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