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After Paris Attacks, Here’s What the CIA Director Gets Wrong About Encryption

After Paris Attacks, Here’s What the CIA Director Gets Wrong About Encryption

With more than 120 people killed in Paris, US government officials are already touting the City of Light as the case against encryption.

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New Bill Would Force Cops to Get Stingray Warrants

New Bill Would Force Cops to Get Stingray Warrants

Eventually even local law enforcement agencies may have to get a warrant before they can use stingray spying devices.

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Turns Out Police Stingray Spy Tools Can Indeed Record Calls

Turns Out Police Stingray Spy Tools Can Indeed Record Calls

New documents confirm longstanding suspicion that stingrays can intercept and record contents of mobile communications.

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The Feds Need a Warrant to Spy With Stingrays From Now On

The Feds Need a Warrant to Spy With Stingrays From Now On

The federal government can no longer use controversial stingray devices to track mobile phone users without a warrant.

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Spying on the Spies—With Google Maps

Spying on the Spies—With Google Maps

Florian Freier spies on Germany’s surveillance state, and his computer spies on him.

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