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Judge says Twitter can proceed with lawsuit to increase transparency about government surveillance

Transparency reports about government data requests have become very common from tech companies such as Facebook, Twitter and Google. But while these firms publish reports, their hands are tied when it comes to what they can reveal. Twitter wants to change that. A federal judge in California... Continue reading at 'Betanews'

[ Betanews | 2017-07-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Edward Snowden will be the subject of multiple upcoming books

Edward Snowden will be the focus of such upcoming titles as 'The Snowden Files' and a work about government surveillance. Will Snowden also be the subject of a movie? Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2014-01-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Why are writers being curbed by NSA surveillance?

PEN American Center's report "Chilling Effects," offers some disturbing data about the effect of government surveillance on free expression and self-censorship in the literary world.PEN American Center’s report “Chilling Effects,” officially released Tuesday morning, offers some disturbing data... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2013-11-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Tech firms' responses to latest NSA disclosures cloud the truth, experts say

Technology companies may be hiding behind legal jargon to avoid being more forthcoming in their responses to new documents on government surveillance that were disclosed Friday, some experts say. Internet and software companies including Microsoft, Yahoo, Google and Facebook “are legally... Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2013-08-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Tech groups ask US for transparency in secret data requests

Influential technology companies and groups want the U.S. government to lift restrictions on publicizing secret requests for user data as the fallout continues over the scale of government surveillance.Google, Facebook and Reddit are among the many signatories to a letter dated Thursday asking... Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2013-07-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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