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The program also exposed a major browser vulnerability, which government agents reportedly exploited for years.
The data to be sold has been considerably reduced, according to Texas attorney general Ken Paxton.
Senator Rand Paul filibusters efforts to pass a bill to renew parts of the Patriot Act past June 1
The USA Freedom Act was earlier passed by the House of Representatives.
The technology, from Oberthur Technologies, will be tested by two banks in France
The firms signed a group letter calling on the president to resist security workarounds demanded by law enforcement
An ACLU study concluded there's broad concern about government surveillance among U.S. residents.
The FTC said it would prefer a model based on a settlement adopted with online toy retailer Toysmart.com
Tails, the operating system trusted by Edward Snowden, just released a new version. Here's what you'll find in it, as well as what all the Tails hub-bub is about.
Even some supporters say the USA Freedom Act should be only one step toward surveillance reform
The USA Freedom Act still allows the agency to collect records in a more targeted manner
BitTorrent is taking a page from Snapchat with disappearing encrypted messages.
Researchers found a botnet of over 40,000 routers that are being used to launch distributed denial-of-service attacks.
The government seems to see the world as 'one enormous antiterrorism investigation,' judge says
Congress didn't give the agency the authority to collect U.S. phone records in bulk, the court says