Tag Archives: NSA

AT&T Helped U.S. Spy on Internet on a Vast Scale

Newly disclosed N.S.A. documents show that the agency gained access to billions of emails through a “highly collaborative” relationship with AT&T.

Source: AT&T Helped U.S. Spy on Internet on a Vast Scale

The NSA Will Destroy the Bulk Phone Records It Collected

The spy agency will cease using the existing records by November 29, after which they will be destroyed once pending lawsuits have ended.

Source: The NSA Will Destroy the Bulk Phone Records It Collected

Secret US court allows resumption of bulk phone metadata spying

Thought Congress put a halt to the snooping program Snowden exposed? Think again.

Source: Secret US court allows resumption of bulk phone metadata spying

The Senate Finally Passes NSA Surveillance Reform

It’s a step in the right direction, but we still have a long way to go.

After three failed attempts, the senate finally passed the USA Freedom Act on Tuesday evening. The president is expected to sign it into law later tonight.

Source: The Senate Finally Passes NSA Surveillance Reform | WIRED

NSA wanted to hack the Android store

A newly published Snowden leak reveals that the NSA planned to hack the Android store so that it could covertly install malware on its targets’ phones.

Source: NSA wanted to hack the Android store

Anti-NSA Pranksters Planted Tape Recorders Across New York and Published Your Conversations

If the government is doing it, does that somehow make it better?

Pranksters are planting recorders around New York city, retrieving the tapes, and embedding the resulting audio on their website.

Source: Anti-NSA Pranksters Planted Tape Recorders Across New York and Published Your Conversations | WIRED

NSA surveillance opposed by American voters from all parties, poll finds

Rand Paul vows to block efforts to continue NSA bulk collection after key provision expires next month

Source: NSA surveillance opposed by American voters from all parties, poll finds