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Privacy

NSA spying on 75% of internet traffic: 12 year old program exposed

Looks like the NSA lied. The Wall Street Journal’s Siobhan Gorman and Jennifer Valentino-Devries broke the story this morning that the NSA’s systems can access about 75% of all Internet traffic in the US. Not only that, but it can save the content of emails and Internet phone calls sent from one US citizen to […]

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Can you trust the little people running big surveillance?

The news about the NSA’s widespread surveillance has unleashed a firestorm of well-deserved anger. Americans are trying to process what NSA spying means for them and how they can take action, but there’s also a palpable feeling of hopelessness, as if these big, faceless agencies have set in motion surveillance machinery that cannot be stopped […]

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Abine teams up with Mozilla and more to take a stand against NSA

If you’re bothered by the news that the NSA is collecting Americans’ personal information, it’s time to take action. First, take on the law. We’re proud to be a business supporter of Mozilla’s Call.StopWatching.Us campaign, which makes it easy to call your representative and sign on to a letter to Congress. We joined a growing list of […]

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You can’t stop the NSA from tracking you, but you can make it harder

What can regular people do to stop NSA spying? That’s the big question in the wake of the NSA surveillance news that’s shaken the nation. Unfortunately, it doesn’t have a simple answer. There’s no way to block NSA surveillance completely. Even if you rebelled against technology, ditched your mobile phone, and avoided using heavily-tracked web […]

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A collection of NSA memes and crowd-driven activism

Sometimes the best way to explain a complicated, sweeping violation of people’s civil rights is through a stupid picture with some words on it. In that case, we’ve got you covered for the NSA, PRISM, Edward Snowden, and overall surveillance fiasco of the past week and ongoing. We also want to point out two crowd-driven […]

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