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2013-06-28 23:04:22

In the wake of news of NSA surveillance has breached privacy, criminal background check companies remind job seekers that employers already have access to information to help them avoid risky hires. Cincinnati, Ohio (PRWEB) June 28, 2013 In the wake of news that NSA surveillance has breached privacy, criminal background check companies remind job seekers that employers already have access to information to help them avoid risky hires. On June 24, ABC reported on this here:...

2013-06-19 23:25:38

In a recent interview on The Costa Report, legendary First Amendment attorney, Floyd Abrams, compared defending Daniel Ellsberg in the Pentagon Papers case to whistleblowers Bradley Manning, who released classified material to Wikileaks, and Edward Snowden, the contractor responsible for making NSA surveillance information available to The Guardian. San Jose, CA (PRWEB) June 19, 2013 In a recent interview on The Costa Report, legendary First Amendment attorney, Floyd Abrams, compared...

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

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Several Internet companies, including Apple and Yahoo, have 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). However, one Internet giant -- Google -- has been noticeably absent in releasing these figures following a plea to the Attorney General and FBI to allow them to include Foreign Intelligence...

2013-06-13 23:25:29

Mike Slocumb, founder of the Mike Slocumb Law Firm, said the interception of emails containing sensitive, privileged or confidential information is ℠offensive´ and an infringement on people´s right to privacy. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) June 13, 2013 Baltimore, Maryland personal injury lawyer Mike Slocumb today said his law firm is handling a class action lawsuit that has privacy issues similar to the ones being raised in the story involving the National Security Administration...

Facebook Silent On Federal Data Requests
2013-06-13 13:39:52

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online In the wake of the public discovery of the National Security Agency´s (NSA) Prism program, tech companies who are said to participate in the surveillance initiative have been scrambling to address user concerns and explain their roles therein. On Tuesday, Google explained how they handle requests for data from the NSA, putting to rest some of the worries many users have about government snooping. However, when Facebook...

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

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online 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. Yet last week´s news about the National Security Agency´s (NSA) data-mining program PRISM revealed that Google, among...

2013-06-08 23:00:15

VPNReviewz CEO, Michael Maxstead. looks at privacy invasion and a way for internet users to stop the insistent invasions on the internet“¦ Undisclosed Location, South America (PRWEB) June 08, 2013 On June 5th this year, The Guardian published a top secret court order they had obtained somehow.. The top secret order they had obtained forces Verizon to hand over specific data on the telephone calls of all their customers.There was a non-disclosure paragraph included, records for...

2013-06-07 23:03:42

The Guardian newspaper in London Wednesday night reported that the National Security Agency has long collected phone records from some 100 million Verizon customers in the United States. The following statements from public policy experts at The Heartland Institute — a free-market think tank — may be used for attribution. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 07, 2013 The Guardian newspaper in London Wednesday night reported that the National Security Agency has long collected phone records...


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