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A supporter holds a sign at a small rally in support of National Security Agency (NSA) whistleblower Edward Snowden. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Government Letter Defends Phone-Tracking Program

The U.S. government has defended its use of a phone-tracking program that collects the telephone records of millions of Americans in a letter to a federal judge, saying it is a program monitored by all three branches of government that is necessary to learn the contacts of known or suspected terrorists and thwart terrorism.

07/19/2013

Republican senators are attacking GOP challengers earlier and more aggressively than in past elections, including using opposition research to try to knock out upstart rivals before they become serious threats.  Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

McConnell: NSA Programs Are Legal, Snowden Should Be Fully Prosecuted

The Senate Republican leader says the National Security Agency programs are legal and subject to rigorous oversight as he questioned the motivation of the private contractor who leaked information about the surveillance operations.

06/11/2013

File photo of the Verizon logo displayed on a building. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Expert: Individuals ‘Desensitized,’ ‘Numb’ To Privacy Threats

Some experts feel that many American citizens may not share the visceral reactions to the National Security Agency scandal that have been seen during discussions of it in the national news media as clients – not because of a lack of concern, but rather, a lack of surprise.

06/10/2013

Chairman and Vice Chairman of the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) (L) and U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss (R-GA) (R), speak to members of the media about the National Security Agency (NSA) collevting phone records June 6, 2013 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. According to reports, the NSA has collected phone data, under a provision of the Patriot Act, of Verizon customers in teh U.S. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images

NSA: The Finder And Keeper Of Countless U.S. Secrets

An email, a telephone call or even the murmur of a conversation captured by the vibration of a window — they’re all part of the data that can be swept up by the sophisticated machinery of the National Security Agency.

06/09/2013

President Barack Obama. (Photo credit: Zbigniew Bzdak-Pool/Getty Images)

Obama Defends Phone Data Collection Program

President Barack Obama vigorously defended sweeping secret surveillance into America’s phone records and foreigners’ Internet use, declaring “we have to make choices as a society.”

06/07/2013

Sen. Rand Paul’s filibuster of President Obama’s nomination for CIA director, John Brennan, continued to roll into its fifth hour on Wednesday. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Paul Filibuster: Liberals Are ‘Suspiciously Quiet,’ Reply From Obama Compared To ‘Root Canal’

Sen. Rand Paul’s filibuster of President Obama’s nomination for CIA director, John Brennan, continued to roll into its fifth hour on Wednesday.

03/06/2013

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Bill to Prevent Audio Taping of Public Transit Users Considered

The Maryland Senate has voted to reconsider an audio-taping measure that was rejected by lawmakers on Monday in a 23-22 vote.

02/26/2013

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Obama Campaign App Raises Privacy Concerns

A new app released by President Obama’s campaign team has raised privacy fears.

08/09/2012

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Facebook To Let Users Vote On Privacy Changes

Facebook is letting its nearly 1 billion users vote on changes to its privacy policy beginning on Friday.

06/01/2012

File photo of Jimmy Wales, co-founder of online collaborative encyclopedia Wikipedia. (Photo credit should read TORU YAMANAKA/AFP/Getty Images)

Wikipedia To Be Blacked Out Over Anti-Piracy Bill

Wikipedia will black out the English language version of its website Wednesday to protest anti-piracy legislation under consideration in Congress, the foundation behind the popular community-based online encyclopedia said in a statement Monday night.

01/17/2012

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