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News You Really Need To See: "U.S. Promotes Network to Foil Digital Spying"

“U.S. Promotes Network to Foil Digital Spying”

The New York Times, April 21, 2014, p.A1

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/04/21/us/us-promotes-network-to-foil-digital-spying.html?_r=0

“A group of academics and computer enthusiasts who took part in the 2011 uprising in Tunisia that overthrew a government deeply invested in digital surveillance have helped their town become a test case for an alternative: a physically separate, local network made up of cleverly programmed antennas scattered about on rooftops.   136 more words

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News You Really Need To See: "Twin Shocks Shake Foundation of German Power"

“Twin Shocks Shake Foundation of German Power”

The New York Times, April 19, 2014, p.A4

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/04/19/world/europe/twin-shocks-shake-roots-of-german-power.html?_r=0

“If there are two qualities prized by modern Germans, they surely are Ruhe (peace and quiet) and Ordnung (order).   234 more words

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News You Really Need To See: "Who Is Jonathan Pollard, and Why Is His Spy Case Inflammatory?"

“Who Is Jonathan Pollard, and Why Is His Spy Case Inflammatory?”

The Christian Science Monitor, April 1, 2014

http://www.csmonitor.com/USA/DC-Decoder/2014/0401/Who-is-Jonathan-Pollard-and-why-is-his-spy-case-inflammatory-video

“The United States is talking with Israel about releasing convicted spy Jonathan Pollard to the Israeli government as an incentive to keep troubled Middle East peace negotiations going, according to the Associated Press and other US and Israeli media reports.   297 more words

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News You Really Need To See: "Report Alleges CIA Misled on Interrogation"

“Report Alleges CIA Misled on Interrogation”

The Washington Post, April 1, 2014, p.A1

http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/cia-misled-on-interrogation-program-senate-report-says/2014/03/31/eb75a82a-b8dd-11e3-96ae-f2c36d2b1245_story.html

“A report by the Senate Intelligence Committee concludes that the CIA misled the government and the public about aspects of its brutal interrogation program for years — concealing details about the severity of its methods, overstating the significance of plots and prisoners, and taking credit for critical pieces of intelligence that detainees had in fact surrendered before they were subjected to harsh techniques.   56 more words

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NSA spied on 122 World Leaders

Sunday 30 March 2014


Secret documents newly disclosed by the German newspaper Der Spiegel on Saturday shed more light on how aggressively the National Security Agency and its British counterpart have targeted Germany for surveillance. 538 more words

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Hey, Glasshole: That cool app? It has turned you into a SPY DRONE

Google Glass spyware can use users as surveillance drones

By John Leyden

Security researchers have created prototype Google Glass spyware that is capable of snooping on everything the user is looking at without tipping off victims that anything is amiss.

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