National Security Agency

(credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Sen. Rand Paul Sues Obama Over NSA Surveillance

Sen. Rand Paul, a possible Republican presidential candidate, sued the Obama administration Wednesday over the National Security Agency’s mass collection of millions of Americans’ phone records.

02/12/2014

At a Tuesday hearing to discuss global threats to U.S. security, Rogers stated that, “The president’s May 2013 policy changes for U.S. targeted strikes are an utter and complete failure and they leave Americans’ lives at risk.” (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

House Intel Chair: Obama’s Drone Policy Changes Put ‘American Lives At Risk’

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike Rogers, R-Mich., cautioned against “self-imposed red tape” on U.S. drone strikes, saying that restrictions on the targeted strikes puts “Americans’ lives at risk.”

02/05/2014

U.S. Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY).  (credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

US Sen. Rand Paul: Spying Scandal Helps GOP

Potential presidential hopeful U.S. Sen. Rand Paul says he believes Republicans could lure young voters if they focus on privacy issues following the revelations about the National Security Agency’s surveillance.

01/31/2014

File photo of a courtroom. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Terror Suspect Challenging Constitutionality Of NSA’s Warrantless Surveillance Program

A terror suspect is challenging the constitutionality of the National Security Agency’s warrantless surveillance program, saying in a court document filed Wednesday that spying by the federal government has gone too far.

01/30/2014

Socialist lawmakers say Snowden's whistleblowing has "contributed to a more stable and peaceful world order." (Getty Images)

Norway Lawmakers Nominate Edward Snowden For Nobel Peace Prize

Socialist lawmakers say Snowden’s whistleblowing has “contributed to a more stable and peaceful world order.”

01/29/2014

Rovio becomes the latest tech company to say it is not voluntarily giving information to the government. (Getty Images)

Angry Birds Maker Denies Sharing Info With NSA

Rovio becomes the latest tech company to say it is not voluntarily giving information to the government.

01/29/2014

Big data breaches of identity theft increased nearly 20 percent from last year and more than 10 million cases of Americans’ personal records being exposed or published have already been reported in 2014 – making it the most common consumer complaint in the U.S. (Photo by Patrick Lux/Getty Images)

Poll: 61 Percent Of Americans Value Privacy Over Security

Most Americans are unimpressed with President Barack Obama’s efforts to restore trust in government in the wake of disclosures about secret surveillance programs that swept up the phone records of hundreds of millions in the United States.

01/27/2014

The company that handled a background check on National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden is accused of defrauding the government. (credit: The Guardian via Getty Images)

US Gov’t Says Fraud Used By Company That Conducted Snowden Background Check

The company that handled a background check on National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden is accused of defrauding the government.

01/23/2014

(Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Poll: Majority Of Americans Feel Snowden Should Face Criminal Trial

The Pew Research Center for the People & the Press learned that 56 percent of Americans want the United States government to pursue a criminal case against former NSA contractor Edward Snowden.

01/22/2014

Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., reportedly made a comparison between “boatloads of Jewish immigrants” turned away from the U.S. as they attempted escape from Nazi Germany during World War II and the current influx of illegal immigrants coming across the border today. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Feinstein Warns NSA Critics: ‘New Level of Viciousness’ in U.S. Terror Threats

The head of the Senate Intelligence Committee said she’s concerned about the idea that data collected from a National Security Agency program that harvests Americans’ phone records might be stored by others.

01/19/2014

more

previous

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 1,839 other followers