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The $550 mirrorless camera versus the flagships: Is it a waste of money?

by John Velasco 1 day ago31 comments

Sony consolidating its flagships is probably for the best

by Robert Triggs 3 hours ago6 comments

Andy Rubin’s Essential teases a big announcement for May 30

by Jimmy Westenberg 6 hours ago5 comments

Boom to bust: The sad history of LeEco in the United States

by Robert Triggs 1 day ago16 comments
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The new version of the USA Freedom Act is a step in the right direction

As expected, Senator Patrick Leahy recently introduced a new Senate version of the USA Freedom Act. This version of the bill was negotiated heavily by the White House and Senate and ...
by William Neilson JrJuly 30, 201415

88% of UK residents believe that their phones are tapped

The OnePoll study found that nine in ten people believe that the government was listening to their phone conversations.
by William Neilson JrJune 17, 201413

Authorities must get a warrant to track a person’s cell phone location

Yesterday, the United States Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit ruled that a warrant is required for cell phone location tracking since someone's cell phone location data is included ...
by William Neilson JrJune 12, 20143

‘SSL added and removed here’ – Google mocks NSA in crypto code easter egg

ConsciousLifeNews It’s an open secret that the NSA is keeping tabs on Internet users through various means. Whistleblower Edward Snowden’s revelations suggest ...
by J. Angelo RacomaJune 7, 201410
 
 

AT&T and Verizon received government data requests every 60 seconds

In their first-ever transparency reports, Verizon and AT&T combined received an equivalent of 1.2 requests every minute: AT&T reported receiving 301,816 requests for user data from ...
by William Neilson JrMay 6, 20145

Verizon selling even more privacy data to marketing agencies, opt-out terms unclear

Verizon is “enhancing” their Relevant Mobile Advertising program, allowing Verizon to collect and hand over your online habits to marketers with creppy precision.
by William Neilson JrApril 28, 20148

Google researching ways to add PGP encryption to Gmail

A Google employee has let it slip that Google is researching ways to streamline the use of PGP/GPG with Gmail. Google has "research underway to improve the usability of PGP with Gmail,” ...
by Gary SimsApril 22, 20146

Smartphone users are unwitting participants to widespread surveillance effort, says security expert

The ubiquity of mobile devices has prompted government agencies to piggyback on corporate efforts to collect our information all in the name of marketing, says security ...
by J. Angelo RacomaApril 11, 20147

NSA stole Huawei’s source code, could have added back doors

The NSA ran an operation code-named "Shotgiant" which targeted the Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei. One aim of the project was to add back doors to Huawei products. Then, when ...
by Gary SimsMarch 29, 201441

New video details how Google responds to U.S. search warrants

Ever wonder how Google handles a request for user information via an U.S. search warrant? In a new video, Google illustrates the entire process.
by Andrew GrushMarch 28, 20148
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