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Deep State

The Memo Has Been Released

A memo that is purported to show government surveillance abuse and was at the center of an intense power struggle between congressional Republicans and the FBI has been declassified and released today. The Memo Post…

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Malware Spying

Ohio man indicted for creating malware to spy on Americans for 13 years

A 28-year-old Ohio man was indicted for digitally spying on people for more than 13 years. Phillip Durachinsky has been charged with allegedly creating and installing computer malware called Fruitfly that let him spy on…

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Windows 10

Windows 10 Creators Update Privacy Issues

This week Microsoft will begin the slowish rollout of its big update to Windows 10, the Creators Update. Right now, it’s doing a little damage control, and preempting complaints about privacy, by listing the types…

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Microsoft sues U.S. government over data requests

Microsoft Corp (MSFT.O) has sued the U.S. government for the right to tell its customers when a federal agency is looking at their emails, the latest in a series of clashes over privacy between the…

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When it comes to Windows 10 privacy, don’t trust amateur analysts

Gordon F. Kelly of Forbes is at it again, whipping up a frenzy over Windows 10. This time he claims to have found SHOCKING EVIDENCE that Microsoft’s telemetry is collecting STAGGERING amounts of data from…

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The government just admitted it will use smart home devices for spying

If you want evidence that US intelligence agencies aren’t losing surveillance abilities because of the rising use of encryption by tech companies, look no further than the testimony on Tuesday by the director of national…

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Microsoft shows off just how much data it’s collecting from Windows 10 users

Despite its continued insistence that Windows 10 isn’t spying on anyone, Microsoft has done little to convince the majority of concerned users that its latest operating system isn’t taking more data than it needs. 00

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US can’t access NSA phone records in California terror case

The U.S. government’s ability to review and analyze five years’ worth of telephone records for the married couple blamed in the deadly shootings in California lapsed just four days before the attack, when the National…

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