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    C.I.A. Collecting Data on International Money Transfers, Officials Say

    The Central Intelligence Agency is secretly collecting bulk records of international money transfers handled by companies like Western Union — including transactions into and out of the United States — under the same law that the National Security Agency uses for...

    • Posted 11 months ago
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    DHS installing ominous surveillance tech despite NSA scandal

    Mass surveillance isn’t something only being conducted by the likes of the National Security Agency anymore. Despite growing concerns brought on by the Summer of Snowden, cities around America are adopting high tech spy tools. Never mind...

    • Posted 12 months ago
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    Merkel Spying: It’s ‘Unlikely’ Obama Didn’t Know

    President Obama has claimed he didn’t know the US was spying on Chancellor Angela Merkel. SPIEGEL asks White House security veteran Michael Allen about whether that’s possible — and how the NSA sets its priorities in the...

    • Posted 12 months ago
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    FBI Seeks Video Recognition Technology To Automatically ID Suspects

    The FBI is weighing the use of video recognition technology to quickly identify suspects, even if all the camera has captured is a perpetrator’s limp or fraying blue baseball cap. Think of it as automated police lineups...

    • Posted 12 months ago
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    US plans for hypersonic robot spy plane revealed

    Lockheed Martin has begun work on a successor to the supersonic Blackbird SR-71 spy plane. The unmanned SR-72 will use an engine that combines a turbine and a ramjet to reach its top speed of Mach 6...

    • Posted 12 months ago
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    NSA collects millions of e-mail address books globally

    The National Security Agency is harvesting hundreds of millions of contact lists from personal e-mail and instant messaging accounts around the world, many of them belonging to Americans, according to senior intelligence officials and top secret documents provided by...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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    Surveillance concerns bring an end to crusading site Groklaw

    Citing concerns about privacy and government surveillance, Pamela Jones is shutting down her site Groklaw, which for years took on what she and vocal fans saw as wrongheaded legal action in the tech domain. “There is now no...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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    Partner of The Guardian’s NSA leaks reporter is detained for 9 hours at airport

    David Miranda—partner of The Guardian’s lead NSA-leaks reporter Glenn Greenwald—was detained under local terrorism laws for nearly nine hours on Sunday at London’s Heathrow airport. Miranda was eventually released without any charges, but authorities confiscated property such as Miranda’s phone, laptop, camera, memory...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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    Google knows what you’re doing tomorrow

    Google has taken the next step in its transformation from a web-search engine to the Star Trek computer. The company announced last week that it is rolling out new features that will allow you to use Google.com...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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    FBI pressures Internet providers to install surveillance software

    The U.S. government is quietly pressuring telecommunications providers to install eavesdropping technology deep inside companies’ internal networks to facilitate surveillance efforts. FBI officials have been sparring with carriers, a process that has on occasion included threats of...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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