By Hayes Brown on August 21, 2013
Newly public documents show just how much the Executive Branch has misled the Judicial Branch in operating its surveillance programs.
What limits are there when the NSA and tech companies are in agreement? That question has already been answered once with worrying results.
By Ben Armbruster on August 16, 2013
After the Washington Post reported that the NSA broke privacy rules, the leader of the secret court overseeing NSA surveillance says he lacks oversight powers.
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By Ben Armbruster on August 13, 2013
Former NSA contractor Edward Snowden tells the New York Times why he chose to leak secret documents to Glenn Greenwald and Laura Poitras.
By Hayes Brown on August 12, 2013
In places like Mexico and Syria, reporters are being killed for putting out the truth. These hackers want to help.
By Ben Armbruster on August 9, 2013
President Obama announced new steps to assure the American public that U.S. surveillance tools are not being abused.
By Ben Armbruster on August 8, 2013
The New York Times dug through leaked NSA documents to find a little noticed, but perhaps controversial, NSA spying program.
By Zack Beauchamp on August 6, 2013
How to understand the role of secret spying in a society where the government isn't supposed to do anything without our say-so.
By Ben Armbruster on August 5, 2013
Did the Russians or the Chinese obtain any of Snowden's files?
By Ben Armbruster on August 1, 2013
Now that Snowden has left the Moscow airport, the question is, what's next for the former NSA contractor?