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Netflix CEO defends removing ‘Patriot Act’ episode about Saudi Arabia

'We’re not trying to do ‘truth to power.’ We're trying to entertain.'

On Nov 7, 2019 by Brenden Gallagher

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Facebook’s new general counsel helped craft the ‘Patriot Act’

The hire was announced on Monday.

On Apr 23, 2019 by Andrew Wyrich

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Netflix removes episode of ‘Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj’ critical of Saudi Arabia

Netflix claims it received a 'valid legal request.'

On Jan 1, 2019 by Nahila Bonfiglio

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Edward Snowden asks for a presidential pardon

Snowden says his disclosures helped the American people.

On Sep 13, 2016 by Andrew Couts

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It’s trivially easy to identify you based on records of your calls and texts

Metadata isn't as anonymous as government officials want you to believe.

On May 17, 2016 by Eric Geller

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Ted Cruz slams surveillance hawks for ‘sweeping aside citizens’ Fourth Amendment rights’

Cruz's stance on NSA surveillance sets him apart from several of his fellow candidates.

On Dec 10, 2015 by Eric Geller

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Patriot Act author warns Europe not to follow his example after Paris

New spy powers aren't always the answer. Jim Sensenbrenner ought to know.

On Dec 4, 2015 by Eric Geller

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Marco Rubio backs bill to stop NSA from deleting old metadata

Rubio joined another senator's effort to stop the NSA from deleting the old data.

On Dec 3, 2015 by Eric Geller

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NSA gets ready to shut down Patriot Act phone-records program

The 'metadata' program became a lightning rod for privacy activists, and now it's shutting down.

On Nov 27, 2015 by Eric Geller

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FBI and DEA under review for use of NSA mass surveillance data

A 'staggering' amount of data, one judge said.

On Sep 29, 2015 by Patrick Howell O'Neill

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Congress just took a major step to protect foreigners’ privacy

'We all benefit when the information our law enforcement agencies share is accurate.'

On Sep 17, 2015 by Aaron Sankin

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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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Appeals court overturns major anti-NSA decision

They left the major constitutional issues unaddressed.

On Aug 28, 2015 by Eric Geller

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Rand Paul and Chris Christie’s NSA debate exposes national-security rifts in the GOP

The balance between privacy and civil liberties took center stage Thursday night.

On Aug 7, 2015 by Eric Geller

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Deleting your browser history could land you 20 years in prison

The absence of evidence isn't proof of a crime.

On Jun 10, 2015 by S.E. Smith