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NSA's internet surveillance faces constitutional challenge in court

The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) this week will challenge the National Security Agency (NSA) in a federal court, where the advocacy group will argue that the agency’s  282 more words

Politics

Fear and Publicity in Sydney and Ottawa: Terrorists getting their message through

Comment

– André R. Gignac

The most recent “terrorist” action, in Australia, was that of a single gunman who barricaded himself with a dozen hostages in a café and put a black flag in the window. 653 more words

LIFE & Society

Have the Snowden revelations changed your attitudes about privacy?

It’s been well over a year since the first revelations from former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden became public.

Though President Obama has called for reforms… 166 more words

Security

Google’s Schmidt Says Network Trapdoors Are a Bad Idea

Google chairman Eric Schmidt dismissed the idea Friday of making it easier for U.S. public safety agencies to collect information about users, saying there’s no need for “trapdoor” access to its networks. 411 more words

Policy

Wicked Game - Appendix B

Have added an “Appendix B” to the book, this time for correspondence.

wickedgamebook.wordpress.com/2014/12/09/wicked-game-appendix-b/

The Senate Judiciary Committee’s subcommittee on Subcommittee on Constitution, Civil Rights and Human Rights held a hearing today. 53 more words