Court Rules that the NSA's Justification for Surveillance Is Bullshit

Another flimsy justification for mass surveillance bites the dust— the Second Circuit court ruled today that Section 215 of the Patriot Act does not give the National Security Agency any authority to collect metadata. In other words: the NSA’s phone snooping program is straight-up unlawful. » 5/07/15 10:13am 5/07/15 10:13am

NSA Agents Will Make All Their Private Calls with a Fishbowl

The National Security Agency, America's eyes and ears, constantly deals with highly-sensitive data. Problem is, discussing that data over unprotected airwaves represents a huge security risk, often requiring agents to communicate in code. That's why the Agency has developed its own super-secure Android handset. » 3/01/12 12:00am 3/01/12 12:00am