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  • House approves weakened bill to limit NSA bulk collection

    The U.S. House of Representatives has approved a bill that would limit the National Security Agency's bulk collection of domestic phone records, even as several civil liberties and tech groups withdrew their support after last-minute changes.

    Written by Grant Gross23 May 14 01:54
  • Organizers hope for big crowd at surveillance protest

    About 4,500 people have indicated they plan to attend a rally Saturday in Washington, D.C., to protest surveillance programs run by the U.S. National Security Agency.

    Written by Grant Gross24 Oct. 13 19:37
  • Lawmakers: Tougher computer hacking laws may be needed

    The U.S. Congress may need to create stiffer penalties for criminal computer hacking to deter the growing number of attacks on U.S. government agencies and businesses, some lawmakers said Wednesday.

    Written by Grant Gross13 March 13 18:56
  • FBI: Web-based services hurting wiretapping efforts

    Web-based e-mail, social-networking and peer-to-peer services are frustrating law enforcement wiretapping efforts, a lawyer for the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation told lawmakers Thursday, but she did not offer concrete ideas on how to fix the problem.

    Written by Grant Gross18 Feb. 11 08:24