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Courage is Contagious: A Conversation with the ACLU's Ben Wizner

Davis Schneiderman | Posted 10.26.2016 | Politics
Davis Schneiderman

Ben Wizner is busy. He directs the ACLU's Speech, Privacy, and Technology Project and is part of Edward Snowden's legal team. On November 2 at 7:30 pm, Wizner will speak at Lake Forest College.

Zach Carter

Top Spy Agency Has Hilariously Appropriate Welcome Message | Zach Carter | Posted 07.14.2014 | Politics

You have to credit them for consistency. If you call the The Office of the Director of National Intelligence, you'll be greeted with an appropriate we...

REPORT: NSA Can Alter Data In Computers Not Connected To Internet

The New York Times | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The National Security Agency has implanted software in nearly 100,000 computers around the world that allows the United States to condu...

Ryan J. Reilly

FBI Director: Snowden No 'Hero,' Revealed Government Operating Way 'Founders Intended'" | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- FBI Director James Comey said he thinks there's a legitimate debate to be had about the National Security Agency's phone surveillance pr...

News Outlets Urge Obama To Help NSA Whistleblower

Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

The editorial boards of The New York Times and The Guardian published editorials on Wednesday, urging the Obama administration to treat Edward Snowden...

Reddit And Others Rally Anti-NSA Protesters On- And Offline

Reuters | Posted 09.03.2013 | Technology

(Reuters) - The online community rallied on Thursday in support of live protests against the U.S. government's surveillance of internet activity, a pr...

Ben Hallman

Why It's Unlikely Tech Companies Didn't Know About NSA Spying | Ben Hallman | Posted 06.09.2013 | Technology

NEW YORK -- When Mark Klein went to work as a technician at an AT&T communications center in San Francisco in the fall of 2003, his company entrusted ...

No App Can Save You From Government Spies

Reuters | Posted 08.07.2013 | Technology

By Madeline Will NEW YORK, June 6 (Reuters) - Americans suddenly fearful that the U.S. government can easily find out who they are tel...

Privacy Is Only Dead if You Let It Be

Christina Gagnier | Posted 08.06.2013 | Technology
Christina Gagnier

Ask the "how" and the "why" questions. Be indignant. Most importantly, ask what you can do to preserve our privacy rights in the future.

Whistleblower Tells Olbermann NSA Spied On Journalists (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

On Keith Olbermann's show Wednesday night, former National Security Agency analyst Russell Tice said that reporters were spied on inside the United St...