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Tech Companies Reel as NSA’s Spying Tarnishes Reputations

“U.S. technology companies are in danger of losing more business to foreign competitors if the National Security Agency’s power to spy on customers isn’t curbed, researchers with the New America Foundation said in a report today.” 8 more words

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The Great Cold Shoulder

Tomorrow Zenimax/Bethesda will migrate The Elder Scrolls Online (TESO) European megaserver to their Frankfurt data center. There are several lovely pictures of the server hardware in the announcement for those who want to geek out a bit. 1,080 more words


Are We Becoming Less Free? Now our homes are getting invaded...

Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity. ~ Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Our cel phones are tracking devices… oh and by the way, we are becoming voluntary robots…

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The costs of NSA snooping are greater than just the loss of personal privacy

There is no doubt the integrity of our communications and the privacy of our online activities have been the biggest casualty of the NSA’s unfettered surveillance of our digital lives.

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U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy's latest privacy bill culls NSA surveillance

Today, Senator Patrick Leahy is putting a new bill on the table for consideration, one that bans bulk collection of U.S. citizen phone records and Internet data and that limits the amount of information the National Security Agency can pull in for a search. 572 more words


Senate Bill Proposes Sweeping Curbs on NSA Surveillance

Sen. Patrick Leahy introduced legislation on Tuesday to ban the U.S. government’s bulk collection of Americans’ telephone records and Internet data and narrow how much information it can seek in any particular search. 581 more words


Tech Companies Throw Their Support Behind Strengthened NSA Reform Bill

As expected, Sen. Patrick Leahy introduced the USA FREEDOM Act to the upper chamber of Congress on Tuesday. The bill comes on the heels of a… 852 more words