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Emily Swanson

Most Americans Think NSA Surveillance Goes Too Far

HuffingtonPost.com | Emily Swanson | Posted 07.10.2014 | Politics

Most Americans think government surveillance that gathers up masses of telephone and Internet data goes "too far," a new HuffPost/YouGov poll shows. A...

Matt Sledge

SEC Pressed To Support Email Privacy Reform

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 04.10.2014 | Politics

Conservative and civil liberties groups pushed the head of the Securities & Exchange Commission to support email privacy reform in a letter sent Wedne...

Another Website Shuts Down Over NSA Spying

The Huffington Post | Dino Grandoni | Posted 08.20.2013 | Technology

A prominent legal news site, well known for explaining the ins and outs of technology-related law, is shutting down over its founder's fear that gover...

Right and Left Unite to Bring Privacy Protections to Digital World

Grover Norquist | Posted 05.19.2013 | Politics
Grover Norquist

The Fourth Amendment -- the one that is supposed to keep the government out of your mail and outside your door -- is one area that can unite grownups of the left and right.

The Justice Department Is Finally Ready To Rewrite Law That Give Police Warrantless Access Email

AP | ANNE FLAHERTY | Posted 05.19.2013 | Technology

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department on Tuesday dropped its support for a controversial provision in a federal law that allows police to review s...

Senator Dismisses Report That Proposed Bill Would Allow Warrantless Email Surveillance

The Huffington Post | Adam Goldberg | Posted 11.21.2012 | Technology

The office of Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) is pushing back against charges that he is tweaking legislation in order to give the government warrantless p...

Feds Check Wrong Person's Email In Spam Probe

AP | DINESH RAMDE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

MILWAUKEE — It's the online equivalent of police breaking down the wrong door. Court documents show that a typo caused federal investigators in...

Government Documents Released In ACLU Lawsuit Show Few Violations Of Privacy Safeguards

AP | PETE YOST | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

WASHINGTON — U.S. intelligence agencies engaging in electronic surveillance are failing to meet privacy safeguards in only a small number of ins...

Extent Of NSA's E-Mail Surveillance Renews Concerns In Congress

New York Times | JAMES RISEN and ERIC LICHTBLAU | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The National Security Agency is facing renewed scrutiny over the extent of its domestic surveillance program, with critics in Congress s...