Constitutional Judge Begs America To “Wake Up” Over Fed’s Plan To Spy On Your Web Activity

The bill would give the FBI warrantless access to email records as well as a slew of other electronic data. Its passage could effectively end online privacy.

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This week, the US senate published a bill that would give the FBI seemingly unlimited power to pry into the “electronic communications” of American citizens. The bill would give the FBI warrantless access to email records as well as a slew of other electronic data. Its passage could effectively end online privacy. According to a report in the

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Germany, Brazil Battle US Over Online Privacy

Feinstein’s bill transforms NSA policies for bulk data collection law while allowing the NSA to search its troves of foreign phone and email communications.

The United States and its key intelligence allies Germany and Brazil are secretly waging a war over the universal human right to online privacy.  Working behind the scenes at the United Nations General Assembly are two opposing heavyweights of the international community. In one corner, the U.S. seeks to impose new laws to National Security Agency

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Patrick Leahy: Pot’s Savior And Hollywood’s Hero

Is the Democratic senator from Vermont really as progressive as he’s cracked up to be?

Arguably one of the most influential and progressive senators currently serving in Washington, D.C., is Sen. Patrick Leahy of Vermont -- the sole Democratic senator serving the people of Vermont. Supporters of the senator describe him as a leader in defending Americans' civil rights and liberties and point out that Leahy was one of only 22 U.S.

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Did The Bitcoin Compromise Silk Road Users’ Anonymity?

Last week’s arrest of the alleged ringleader of the illicit marketplace raises doubts about the digital currency’s viability.

This article is the second in a four-part series on the viability and future of Bitcoins. After Wednesday’s arrest of Ross William Ulbricht -- the so-called “Dread Pirate Roberts” -- and seizure of his Silk Road Anonymous Marketplace, the future of the Bitcoin became a question of great concern. Due to the assumption of anonymity that comes with

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Tor Browser Malware Has Online Privacy Advocates Worried

Researchers are trying to determine the source of a piece of malware that identified users of the private Tor network.

Hackers, researchers and security experts are desperately trying to determine the source of a piece of malware that, using vulnerability in the Firefox browser, identified users of the private Tor network. The Tor network is comprised of a number of proxy nodes through which a user’s connection is routed, creating randomly generated private

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Increased Calls To Censor Online Content Could Portend End Of ‘Open’ Internet

The age of an open Internet may be coming to an end. As states and nations move to mold and regulate the Internet to meet their own standards of decency, what was once referred to as the greatest communication and learning tool to ever be developed is becoming a partitioned, censored quagmire. Earlier this year, Google […]

The age of an open Internet may be coming to an end. As states and nations move to mold and regulate the Internet to meet their own standards of decency, what was once referred to as the greatest communication and learning tool to ever be developed is becoming a partitioned, censored quagmire. Earlier this year, Google received permission from the

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