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  1. Push for encryption law falters after Apple’s stand against government overreach

    U.S. lawmakers pledged to seek a law requiring technology companies to give law enforcement agencies a ‘back door’ to encrypted communications and electronic devices..

  2. Apple expresses ‘deep concerns’ over U.S. Senator’s proposed smartphone decryption bill

    Four coalitions representing Apple, Microsoft, Google, Amazon, and other major tech companies have published an open letter…

  3. Senator Ron Wyden vows filibuster of controversial encryption bill

    Today, legislators published an official draft of a controversial new encryption bill…

  4. U.S. Senate panel releases draft of controversial bill that would break encryption

    Two U.S. senators on Wednesday issued a formal draft of a controversial bill that would give courts the power…

  5. Apple’s fight with U.S. government over privacy enters a new round

    The U.S. said it will keep fighting to get the company’s help in getting data off a phone in Brooklyn, New York…

  6. General public largely oblivious to ramifications of Apple’s fight against U.S. government overreach

    The FBI’s recent attempt to kick down the encryption ‘back door’ of a terrorist’s iPhone in court…

  7. Dianne Feinstein’s response to Apple-FBI dispute is bad for privacy, security

    We knew that Sen. Diane Feinstein was cooking up a bill with North Carolina Sen. Richard Burr in response to Apple’s dispute with the FBI…

  8. White House declines to support legislation to defeat strong encryption

    The White House is declining to offer public support for draft legislation that would empower judges to require technology companies such as Apple Inc to help law enforcement crack encrypted data…

  9. U.S. Senator Wyden pledges to fight limits on encryption

    U.S. Senator Ron Wyden pledged on Wednesday to fight legislation expected shortly in Congress…

  10. Edward Snowden seen as whistle-blower by majority of U.S. registered voters

    The view of Snowden as a whistle-blower rather than traitor predominated among almost every group…

  11. How Microsoft handed U.S. NSA, FBI, CIA access to users’ encrypted video, audio, and text communications

    Microsoft has collaborated closely with US intelligence services to allow users’ communications to be intercepted,,,

  12. DuckDuckGo search engine surges 33% in wake of PRISM scandal

    The ‘anonymous’ search engine DuckDuckGo is getting a boost off the PRISM scandal…

  13. Yahoo: Since December 2012, we have received up to 13,000 U.S. gov’t requests for customer data

    Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer and Ron Bell, General Counsel, have issued…

  14. Nine companies, including Apple, tied to PRISM, Obama to be smacked with class-action lawsuit

    Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., said during a Sunday appearance…

  15. Google asks U.S. feds to clear its name on NSA requests

    Google is asking the government to allow it to release more information…

  16. U.S. lawmakers urge review of ‘Prism’ domestic spying, Patriot Act

    Lawmakers are calling for a review of the government’s monitoring of phone and Internet activities…

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