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European Students File Suit Against Large American Companies Over Data-Mining Controversy
2013-06-27 14:36:18

As Americans still reel from the news of an NSA data-mining operation and large companies ask the government for permission to be transparent and reveal what information has been requested, one group of European students claims the entire practice violates their right to privacy.

Google Wants Transparency In Data-Mining Request Release
2013-06-19 09:58:57

Apple, Facebook, Microsoft and Yahoo have all released the number of data requests they’ve received from the government as a part of investigations and PRISM, the data-mining program used by the National Security Agency (NSA).

Yahoo Reveals Amount Of Data Requests From Government Data-Mining Program
2013-06-18 11:34:15

Following the lead of Apple, Facebook and Microsoft, Yahoo's Marissa Mayer yesterday announced the number of surveillance requests the Internet search company has received from the US government as a part of the NSA’s PRISM program.

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.

Word of the Day
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).