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NSA Ruling Judge Overlooks Weird Claim

While ruling that the NSA’s practices of collecting the phone records of Americans is unconstitutional, the presiding judge also had to overlook a weird claim by one of the parties in the suit. The lead plaintiff, Larry Klayman, actually claimed that the government had secretly sent text messages from his account to his clients. The judge decided not to focus…

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Technical Response of Surveillance-Protesting Tech Giants Varies

Eight tech giants, each highly dependent on users’ willingness to share personal information for their profits, have joined forces to protest U.S. government internet surveillance. Google, Apple, Yahoo, Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter, LinkedIn and AOL have joined forces in making their complaint via an open letter published on Monday, and via a new website, reformgovernmentsurveillance.com. Their own technical efforts to protect…

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