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More Details Revealed About NSA Surveillance Programs
2013-08-21 17:52:11

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online The depth to which the National Security Agency probes Internet activity such as emails and phone calls made over Voice Over IP (VoIP) lines is more than previously known. New reports uncovered by the Wall Street Journal reveal some of the NSA's activities. Surveillance put in place by the NSA has the ability to reach up to 75 percent of all US Internet traffic. Yet the agency has limited legal authority to spy on US citizens without...

No Safe Haven On Internet, NSA Can Access It All
2013-07-31 14:58:15

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online New light has been shed on both the extent of the NSA's surveillance programs and how this information is shared with other government officials. The Office of the Director of National Intelligence released three documents today which have until now been kept in secret and detail how information is obtained and stored. Though these documents provide additional information, large portions remain redacted, including sections that...

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

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online 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. According to The Guardian´s new report, the NSA has been gaining direct access to Google, Facebook, Microsoft and other US Internet agencies. The secret documents reveal that the NSA...

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

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to a British newspaper, the US government has been secretly collecting the phone records of millions of Verizon customers since April 25. The Guardian reports the US National Security Agency (NSA) was granted access to the data by the secretive Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court, which has allowed the culling of records through July 19. The court order doesn´t actually allow the NSA to collect any information...

2009-09-02 10:20:00

BEVERLY, Mass., Sept. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- LocatePLUS Holdings Corporation (OTC Pink Sheets: LPHC), a prominent supplier of investigative solutions including data-subject location characteristics and personal contact information announced today the completion of a certification process with Pen-Link, Ltd., a leading supplier to law enforcement of equipment and software for electronic communication surveillance and analysis. Pen-Link products provide to law enforcement and homeland...

2006-06-26 09:11:30

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to consider an appeal by the largest U.S. telephone carriers seeking the dismissal of a class action antitrust suit against them. The high court granted the companies' petition to review an appeals court ruling that held the class action suit filed against Verizon Communications Inc., BellSouth Corp., Qwest Communications International Inc.., and AT&T Inc.. could proceed even without evidence to back up claims of an...

2006-06-06 11:24:37

By Peter Szekely WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The American Civil Liberties Union on Tuesday said it asked federal regulators reviewing the proposed merger of two telephone giants to investigate a report they gave customer calling records to a U.S. spy agency. The ACLU said it reminded the Federal Communications Commission in a letter sent late on Monday that it has a statutory duty as part of its review of the AT&T Inc. takeover of BellSouth Corp. to investigate a report that the...

2006-05-16 14:36:25

By Tabassum Zakaria WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President George W. Bush on Tuesday defended intelligence programs that have raised concerns the government is spying on Americans, saying his administration was obliged to "connect dots" to protect citizens after the September 11 attacks. A political and public furor erupted after a newspaper report that the National Security Agency collected telephone records of Americans. This followed the revelation last year of a program to eavesdrop...

2006-05-13 09:27:08

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. government filed a motion on Saturday to intervene and seek dismissal of a lawsuit by a civil liberties group against AT&T Inc. over a federal program to monitor U.S. communications. The suit filed in the U.S. District Court of the Northern District of California accuses AT&T of unlawful collaboration with the National Security Agency in its surveillance program to intercept telephone and e-mail communications between the United States and...

2006-01-17 08:52:36

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In the months following the September 11 attacks, the National Security Agency sent a torrent of names, phone numbers and e-mail addresses to the FBI that swamped the agency but led in virtually every case to dead ends or innocent Americans, The New York Times reported on Monday. FBI officials complained repeatedly to the secretive spy agency, which was collecting much of the data by eavesdropping on the international phone and Internet communications of...


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cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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