Did the Defense Department pay Facebook to manipulate the emotions of users without their knowledge?
The National Security Agency (NSA) is actively conducting wholesale surveillance of communication in nearly every country around the world, and a secret court has said it has the authority to do so.
Investigative reporter Glenn Greenwald has promised to name victims of NSA warrantless surveillance, calling such an expose “imminent” in an interview with Fox News.
While academics often speak reverently about the “marketplace of ideas,” it seems that many educational institutions opt for a controlled economy of expression.
Germany’s top federal prosecutor has opened a criminal probe into espionage operations by the U.S. National Security Agency, particularly focused on the NSA snooping directed against German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
In a court filing, the National Security Agency (NSA) claims that its computers are so powerful that to try to protect data from erasure would have “an immediate, specific, and harmful impact on the national security of the United States.”
Facebook has updated its mobile platform to include an ambient proximity tool called Nearby Friends. The tech blog Techcrunch describes the new feature:
A federal judge in Idaho has upheld as constitutional the National Security Agency’s (NSA) dragnet surveillance of phone metadata.
The National Security Agency (NSA) is using its controversial domestic surveillance program to gather millions of images from text messages and social media (e.g, Facebook) and then running the images against its facial recognition programs to identify those pictured.