National Security Agency

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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

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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

Senate: China Hacked Several US Military Contractor Networks   (Photo credit should read LEON NEAL/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: NSA Bulk Surveillance Shows ‘No Discernible Impact Preventing Acts Of Terrorism’

Analysis of the National Security Agency’s massive phone data collections program shows there has been “no discernible impact on preventing acts of terrorism.”

01/13/2014

President Obama is expected to announce new restrictions next week. (Getty Images)

Obama Expected To Curb NSA Access To Phone Records

Spying on foreign leaders will also be curtailed.

01/09/2014

File photo of U.S. Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY). (credit: T.J. Kirkpatrick/Getty Images)

Sen. Paul Says He’s Suing Over NSA Policies

Republican Sen. Rand Paul says he is filing a class-action lawsuit against the Obama administration over the data-collection policies of the National Security Agency. And on his website, he’s urging Americans to join the lawsuit, in his words, “to stop Barack Obama’s NSA from snooping on the American people.”

01/03/2014

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