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By Ken Dilanian, Associated Press
The House on Thursday passed legislation to end the National Security Agency's bulk collection of American phone records, the first legislative response to the disclosures by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden.
By Justin Scuiletti
National Security Agency surveillance is undermining U.S. technology sales, claims the CEO of networking giant Cisco. John Chambers, in a letter dated May 15, wrote to President Barack Obama that the United States benefited economically because of the confidence of…
By Eileen Sullivan, Julie Pace, Associated Press
The White House is asking Congress to pass new privacy laws that would add more safeguards for Americans' data and provide more protections for emails sought in the course of a law enforcement investigation.
By Eileen Sullivan, Associated Press
A White House review of how the government and private sector use large sets of data has found that such information could be used to discriminate against Americans on issues such as housing and employment even as it makes their…
The Obama administration has been conducting warrantless searches of Americans' communications as part of the NSA's surveillance operations that target foreigners located outside of the U.S., the administration's top intelligence official confirmed in a letter to Congress disclosed Tuesday.
By Pauline Jelinek, Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press
"The Department of Defense is on its way to building an elite, modern cyberforce," Hagel said in a speech at the retirement of Gen. Keith Alexander as head of the U.S. Cyber Command and NSA. "This force is enhancing our…
President Obama announced that he wants Congress to stop the National Security Agency from gathering bulk phone records and holding them for five years. What’s at stake in the president’s push to limit the scope of U.S. surveillance? Gwen Ifill…
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