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  • New NSA phone dragnet proposals blasted as flawed

    Two U.S. senators are pushing proposals to extend the National Security Agency's domestic telephone records dragnet, but a diverse coalition of civil liberties and advocacy groups have called on lawmakers to vote against those plans.

    Written by Grant Gross30 May 15 04:29
  • Senator wants bomb-making information removed from the Internet

    After two U.S. women were charged this week with conspiring to build bombs in support of terrorist groups, a U.S. senator wants two publications that include bomb-making instructions deleted from the Internet.

    Written by Grant Gross04 April 15 04:20
  • Senate panel secretly approves cyberthreat sharing bill

    A U.S. Senate committee has voted in secret to approve a controversial bill that seeks to encourage businesses to share information about cyberthreats with each other and with government agencies.

    Written by Grant Gross13 March 15 13:28
  • Groups pressure US lawmakers with NSA surveillance scorecard

    U.S. lawmakers got a report card on Friday: they've been graded by the Electronic Frontier Foundation and other groups on whether they are effectively reining in the National Security Agency's surveillance programs.

    Written by Grant Gross28 June 14 04:37
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