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Eavesdropping

Former Israeli Ambassador Suddenly Can't Hear MSNBC When Asked About Spying On John Kerry

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 08.04.2014 | World

Former Israeli Ambassador to the United States Michael Oren experienced a convenient technical glitch when asked Monday about a sensitive subject. ...

Spring Eavesdropping

Judith Greenberg, Ph.D. | Posted 05.20.2014 | Women
Judith Greenberg, Ph.D.

Just as a cool breeze can suddenly emerge, I sensed a change between my park bench neighbors. His arm remained draped over her shoulder, but his tone shifted abruptly. "You told me it was over," he asserted forcefully.

The Spy Who Bugged Me

Keith Thomson | Posted 04.27.2014 | Books
Keith Thomson

The experience gave me the idea for a story: A national security reporter discovers that a subminiature electronic device is implanted in his head. He investigates, propelling him into a life-or-death struggle with the spy who'd bugged him.

U.S. Eavesdropping On Hundreds Of Key German Figures: Report

Agence France Presse | | Posted 04.25.2014 | Politics

US intelligence has stepped up eavesdropping on hundreds of key figures in Germany, including a government minister, after Chancellor Angela Merkel wa...

Senate Committee Passes Two Bills Protecting NSA's Actions

Daniel Simon | Posted 02.15.2014 | Politics
Daniel Simon

Indications show that there is little effort on the part of the U.S. government to ease its use of "eavesdropping" and "data collection" archives.

Not a Lay in the Park Type of Girl

Kendra Cunningham | Posted 10.12.2013 | Comedy
Kendra Cunningham

Sometimes it's the people that make me not like the park. But it's usually just the grass.

How a Theoretical Claim About the NSA Magically Transformed Into Factual Reality

Bob Cesca | Posted 07.31.2014 | Politics
Bob Cesca

Ultimately, if we're going to engage in a debate about the NSA, certain people need to calm down and very carefully read everything that drops. It's a complicated issue that demands an even-keel and a clear understanding of what's being reported.

My Spy: A Modern American Love Story

Paul Steven Stone | Posted 08.17.2013 | Politics
Paul Steven Stone

"I fell in love, it's as simple as that. "You get that, I'm in love? "Though I'm also at my wit's end. You see I'm in love with a woman I've neve...

You Can Handle the Truth

Mark Olmsted | Posted 08.12.2013 | Books
Mark Olmsted

Remember when Lucy lost that bet and had to tell the truth for a day? She told Ethel her true hair color was mousy brown, her real age was 33 and admitted she'd described Carolyn Appleby's new furniture as a nightmare you had after eating Chinese food.

Defense Seeks Suspension of 9/11 Hearings Due to Fears of Government Eavesdropping

Daphne Eviatar | Posted 04.02.2013 | World
Daphne Eviatar

Khalid Sheikh Mohammed's lawyer on Thursday morning asked the military commission judge presiding over the trial of the five accused masterminds of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks to halt all court proceedings until the court could determine who might be listening in on defense lawyers' conversations.

He Fought the Law -- And the Law Lost

David Protess | Posted 05.06.2012 | Chicago
David Protess

in 2009, Chris Drew set out to break a municipal ordinance to make a point: Chicago was unfairly restricting the sale of artwork. He would end up challenging a different law -- one that threatened to land him behind bars for 15 years.

21 Reasons to Take a Break From Your Cell Phone

Lisa Mirza Grotts | Posted 04.01.2012 | Style
Lisa Mirza Grotts

With no disrespect to Steve Jobs, we all need a break from our electronic toys from time to time. If you feel the need to take a break from your cell phone, read on for a list of good reasons to do so.

Moving Rapidly Backwards on Security

Susan Landau | Posted 10.26.2011 | Technology
Susan Landau

The FBI wants to roll back government regulations on encryption in order to be able to wiretap more easily. But our real security problem doesn't lies in law enforcement's inability to read the on-line communications of criminals.

Federal Eavesdropping Program to Take Over Arizona Immigration, Nation Relieved

Chris Michael | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Chris Michael

WASHINGTON--Arizona's controversial new immigration bill has come under serious fire this past week by requiring state law enforcement officials to st...

NEA "Scandal": Secretly Taped Conversation Appears to Have Violated State Laws

Lisa Derrick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lisa Derrick

Courrielche has not been been forthcoming about how he came to have the recorded conversations, which may be a way of invoking his right to self-protection, since recording that call was illegal in several states.

Jason Linkins

Scritti Politti: April 3, 2009

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

It's Friday, and I'm feeling generous and mercurial, so here's a fun and shameless plug! Los Angelenos in the house? This Saturday, enjoy the dynami...

Support John Conyers' Truth Commission

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Are you frustrated by all the "we need to look forward, not backward" language from Barack Obama and other Democratic leaders? Well, now you can do something about it.

White House: Spying Misconduct, Which Included Eavesdropping On Phone Sex, Must Be Investigated

AFP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The White House spokesperson Dana Perino said today that she couldn't speak to the accuracy of an ABC news report that came out last week citing misco...

Bush Says Congress Putting US in Danger

AP | PAMELA HESS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — With a government eavesdropping law about to expire, Washington is awash in accusations over who's to blame. President Bush said Fr...

Bush Admin Plan To Broaden Wiretapping Powers Gains Victory In Senate

New York Times | ERIC LICHTBLAU | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A White House plan to broaden the National Security Agency's wiretapping powers won a key procedural victory in the Senate on Thursday, as backers def...

New Advertising Start-Up Spies On Your Calls

AP | PETER SVENSSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

A startup has come up with a new way to make money from phone calls connected via the Internet: having software listen to the calls, then displaying a...