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Tech community tells Senate not to let FBI demand internet records without a warrant

Opponents to the legislation include Facebook, Google, and Yahoo.

On Jun 7, 2016 by Eric Geller

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Microsoft sues U.S. government over secret demands for customer data

Microsoft doesn't think the government is meeting an appropriate standard for telling it to stay quiet.

On Apr 14, 2016 by Eric Geller

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Reddit hints it received secret government order to hand over user information

'[W]e're treading a fine line. The whole thing is icky.'

On Apr 1, 2016 by Aaron Sankin

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Here’s what the FBI can get on you with a secret National Security Letter

We now know what the FBI can get with a National Security Letter.

On Dec 1, 2015 by Patrick Howell O'Neill

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Federal court overturns FBI’s warrantless National Security Letter gag order

One of the FBI's most controversial practices faces a major setback.

On Sep 16, 2015 by Kevin Collier

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National Security Letters, a controversial FBI tool, sent back to federal court

NSLs could soon make a comeback

On Aug 28, 2015 by Eric Geller

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Here’s how the U.S. government will get around the Patriot Act expirations

Say hello to the 'grandfather clause.'

On Jun 1, 2015 by Eric Geller

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EFF fights against FBI’s use of secretive national security letters

The use of national security letters has already been ruled unconstitutional. The question is, will they stay that way?

On Oct 8, 2014 by Dell Cameron

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DOJ redaction slip-up reveals Google filed privacy lawsuit

The Department of Justice didn't want to reveal Google's name, but a redaction error foiled that plan.

On Aug 26, 2013 by Curt Hopkins