Jewel v. NSA Moves Forward—Time For NSA To Answer Basic Questions About Mass Surveillance
EFF
It's time to lift the cloak of secrecy that has until now shielded the NSA from judicial scrutiny. EFF served the agency with information requests late last week in Jewel v. NSA, EFF's signature case challenging government surveillance. Since we filed ...



Fort Worth Star Telegram

Author Stephen Budiansky adds perspective to NSA's covert activities
Fort Worth Star Telegram
As acclaimed author Stephen Budiansky notes, the roots of the crisis Snowden caused reached deep into the NSA's history. Its habits of mind and institutional culture of winning at all costs, no matter the questions of its legality, characterized the ...

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Washington Times

House upholds NSA phone snooping as terrorist attacks shift debate
Washington Times
“Congress should not abandon the Constitution in the face of terrorism,” said Rep. Thomas Massie, the Kentucky Republican who has forced the fight each of the last three years. “Unfortunately, proponents of warrantless surveillance mischaracterized our ...



Observer

One Creepy Word Captures the NSA's Culture of Secrecy
Observer
Here's a case in point: Muckraking news site The Intercept has been gradually releasing National Security Agency (NSA) documents secured by Edward Snowden onto the internet. In May, it published all of the agency's internal newsletters from 2003, and ...



U.S. News & World Report

House Rejects NSA Reforms After Orlando Massacre
U.S. News & World Report
The once-popular two-page amendment would have prohibited funds in the annual defense spending bill from being used by the NSA and CIA to foist surveillance-facilitating product redesigns on tech companies or to perform warrantless searches of U.S. ...

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The Verge

The NSA wants to monitor pacemakers and other medical devices
The Verge
The NSA is interested in collecting information from pacemakers and other biomedical devices for national security purposes, according to The Intercept. Richard Ledgett, the agency's deputy director, reportedly said at a conference yesterday that, "We ...
NSA reveals why it couldn't hack the San Bernardino terrorist's iPhone 5cBGR
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Computerworld

NSA interested in exploiting internet-connected medical devices, spying on IoT
Computerworld
The NSA has new tricks up its sleeve, looking for ways to exploit the Internet of Things and connected biomedical devices like pacemakers in order to monitor targets and collect foreign intelligence. At the Defense One Tech Summit on Friday, NSA Deputy ...

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KRWG

NSA Designates UTEP as a National Center of Academic Excellence (CAE) in Cyber Operations
KRWG
“UTEP is pleased to be recognized by the NSA as a Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Operations,” said UTEP President Diana Natalicio. “This designation validates our success in developing highly competitive programs that prepare students to ...

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Biggest Movers in Financial Stocks Now – NXRT AMIC NSA UNB
Investorplace.com
And for more on the hot stocks moving most on Wall Street right now, check out our archive of daily market movers by sector here. Editor's Note: Returns for the fastest-moving stocks listed here are based on share prices 20 minutes prior to publication ...

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Signature Reads

Code Warriors: A Trusty Timeline of the Untrustworthy NSA
Signature Reads
November 1, 1948: The Soviets institute a sweeping, coordinated change of all of their military code systems: an event that will go down in NSA history as “Black Friday.” Washington briefly fears the action indicates imminent war, but later strongly ...


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