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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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The government is spying on US Verizon users

A huge privacy story broke today on The Guardian, revealing that the FBI and NSA are collecting all call information from Verizon users in the US. This is blanket surveillance that affects everyone, regardless of whether they’re suspected of any wrongdoing. Odds are extremely high that this is happening for other wireless providers too. Almost […]

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How to stop Verizon from selling your information to marketers

You may be paying $80 a month for your wireless bill, but that doesn’t stop Verizon from selling your personal data to advertisers. Who you call, your travel patterns, the websites you visit, which mobile apps you use, whether you’re a pet owner–all that and more is for sale through its new program, called Precision […]

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