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White House panel proposes curbs on NSA spying

A White House-appointed panel on Wednesday proposed curbs on some key National Security Agency surveillance operations, recommending limits on a program to collect records...

Tech execs to Obama: ‘Stop spying on Americans’

Technology company executives pressed President Barack Obama on Tuesday to rein in the U.S. government's electronic spying after a court dealt a blow to...

Judge rules NSA spying on Americans ‘likely unconstitutional’

A federal judge made headlines Monday by declaring that the National Security Agency's bulk collection of millions of Americans' telephone records is likely unconstitutional....

Web giants push for limits on government spying on Americans

Eight U.S. web giants have joined hands to start a public campaign for new limits on how governments collect user information amid concerns of...

Obama claims he is ‘not a particularly ideological person’

President Barack Obama, on a fundraising swing in Seattle on Sunday, described himself as "not a particularly ideological person" despite ongoing political clashes with...

How Reagan authorized NSA spying on Google and Yahoo

Back when Yahoo was something hollered at a rodeo and no one could conceive of Googling anything, President Ronald Reagan signed an executive order...

NSA kept promising to stop violating intelligence rules but didn’t

The National Security Agency reported its own violations of surveillance rules to a U.S. intelligence court and promised additional safety measures to prevent similar...

Snowden used other NSA workers’ passwords to access secrets

Former U.S. National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden used login credentials and passwords provided unwittingly by colleagues at a spy base in Hawaii to...

NSA spying ‘reached too far’ says John Kerry

Secretary of State John Kerry's remark that some National Security Agency surveillance "reached too far" was the first time a high-ranking Obama administration official...

Senate committee votes to continue NSA mass spying

The Senate Intelligence Committee approved legislation on Thursday that would tighten controls on the government's sweeping electronic eavesdropping programs but allow them to continue. In...