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  • Snowden reveals automated NSA cyberwarfare program

    The U.S. National Security Agency has a cyberwarfare program that hunts for foreign cyberattacks and is able to strike back without human intervention, according to NSA leaker Edward Snowden.

    Written by Grant Gross14 Aug. 14 02:50
  • Human rights commission questions NSA surveillance

    The U.S. government needs to answer for human rights abuses related to the National Security Agency's massive worldwide surveillance of Internet communications and telephone records, privacy advocates told an international human rights board Monday.

    Written by Grant Gross28 Oct. 13 16:59
  • Surveillance court orders transparency review of its NSA opinions

    A U.S. surveillance court has ordered government agencies to review the court's own opinions related to the legality of a massive telephone records collection program at the U.S. National Security Agency in preparation for possible publication of those opinions.

    Written by Grant Gross13 Sept. 13 18:30