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  • Lawyer: NSA phone records program amounts to 'tyranny'

    The U.S. National Security Agency's mass collection of telephone records within the country is an unprecedented violation of privacy by the government, a lawyer challenging the surveillance program argued Tuesday.

    Written by Grant Gross05 Nov. 14 05:37
  • US NSA granted extension to collect bulk phone data

    The U.S. National Security Agency has been allowed to continue to collect phone records in bulk of people in the country, while lawmakers consider new legislation that would block the agency from collecting the data.

    Written by John Ribeiro23 June 14 15:28
  • Yahoo to review redacted FISA papers before release

    The U.S. Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court has allowed Yahoo's counsel to review declassified documents from a 2008 dispute over data disclosure, after the company said the public release of documents redacted by the government could lead to its role being misunderstood.

    Written by John Ribeiro23 Oct. 13 06:33
  • Release of Yahoo dispute documents by FISA court may be delayed

    The declassification and release of documents in a case that Yahoo believes will prove it resisted government demands for data collection will likely be delayed after the government said its staff cannot work on it during the shutdown of the U.S. government.

    Written by John Ribeiro08 Oct. 13 06:15
  • Yahoo concerned that release of redacted FISA papers may mislead

    Yahoo has asked that it be allowed to review declassified documents of a secret court about a dispute over data collection between the Internet company and the government, as the release of the redacted documents could mislead the public.

    Written by John Ribeiro02 Oct. 13 04:25