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PRISM (surveillance program)

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  • Snowden's dilemma: What are the possibilities for asylum?

    Snowden's dilemma: What are the possibilities for asylum?
    If Edward J. Snowden, who says he leaked National Security Agency secrets, wants to stay out of the clutches of U.S. judicial authorities, his choices for seeking asylum are few and, literally, far between. Only Iceland would seem to meet the conditions...
  • Protests against secret NSA tactics to light up Web July 4

    In support of activists protesting NSA's collection of data of U.S. residents, major Web services such as Reddit, 4chan, and Mozilla plan to post messages on their sites on the Fourth of July urging Americans to join their fight against unreasonable...
  • Paltalk, of PRISM fame, brings video chats with strangers to tablets

    The once-inconspicuous Paltalk, the least known of the technology companies said to be involved in the National Security Agency’s PRISM surveillance program, released a video-chat application for iPad and Android tablets on Monday. Paltalk...
  • It's A Gray Area: What's it like to be a judge?

    We all know that we have three branches of government, but where do judges really fit within that system, and what is it like to be a judge? These are questions that I as a trial court judge have been asked frequently. As to the first question, it is...
  • NSA spy operation is a Bush-era program

    WASHINGTON — A decade ago, a Pentagon research project called "Total Information Awareness" sparked a mass panic because of its seemingly Orwellian interest in categorizing and mining every aspect of our digital lives. It was "the supersnoop's...
  • Google wants to reveal how many secret security requests it gets

    Google is petitioning the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court for approval to reveal detailed information about the amount of national security requests it receives. The company filed a motion Tuesday seeking permission to share the information as...
  • In 'Daily Show' hosting debut, John Oliver goes after NSA

    In 'Daily Show' hosting debut, John Oliver goes after NSA
    John Oliver made his debut as the temporary host of “The Daily Show” on Monday night, and he did not disappoint.  “Let’s all just acknowledge for a moment that this is weird. It looks weird, it feels weird, it even sounds weird....