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Google Wants To Include FISA Requests In Its Transparency Report
2013-06-12 13:45:30

Google prides itself in being a transparent and open company that shares what’s happening behind its search engine. To this end, the company often releases “Transparency Reports” that detail which governments put in requests to have content removed or receive account information.

National Intelligence At Heart Of Internet Data-Mining Program
2013-06-07 08:10:19

Less than a day after The Guardian released information on secret documents that showed the National Security Agency has been culling call data from Verizon customers, new documents have been revealed that paint the NSA as Internet data miners.

NSA Gains Court Order To Collect Data On All Verizon Calls
2013-06-06 07:46:25

According to a British newspaper, the US government has been secretly collecting the phone records of millions of Verizon customers since April 25.

2008-08-01 09:00:26

Text of report by Serbian pro-government broadsheet Politika, on 29 July [Report by Milan Galovic: "When the BIA Chats"] Recently, chatting on the internet, talking on Skype (visual and audio communication through the web), or just sending a simple e- mail have become subject to clearly regulated surveillance by the Serbian security services.

2008-07-11 09:00:51

Urgent: Bush signs new surveillance bill granting legal immunity to telecom companies WASHINGTON, July 10 (Xinhua) -- U.S. President George W. Bush signed on Thursday a new bill that would provide legal immunity to telecommunication companies that take part in the government's surveillance program.

2008-07-10 06:00:04

By Peter Eisler WASHINGTON -- The Senate approved a major revision of the 30-year-old law regulating the government's electronic surveillance program Wednesday, ending a debate that threatened to freeze intelligence operations.

2008-07-10 00:00:05

WASHINGTON _ The Senate overwhelmingly approved a foreign intelligence surveillance bill Wednesday that sets new terms for how the government can spy on suspected terrorists and provides retroactive immunity to telecommunications companies for participating in the government's program to eavesdrop on Americans without warrants following the Sept.

2008-06-20 15:00:15

The U.S. House of Representatives passed an updated wiretapping law Friday that includes protection from civil suits for telecommunications companies.

2008-06-20 09:00:02

By ERIC LICHTBLAU By Eric Lichtblau The New York Times WASHINGTON After months of wrangling, Democratic and Republican leaders in Congress struck a deal Thursday to overhaul the rules on the government's wiretapping powers.

2006-08-17 12:20:00

A federal judge in Detroit on Thursday ordered the Bush administration to halt the National Security Agency's program of domestic eavesdropping, saying it violated the U.S. Constitution.


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