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Slashdot Items Tagged "orwellian"

Date / TimeStory
Wednesday January 28, 2015 @09:10PM Snowden Documents: CSE Tracks Millions of Downloads Daily
Wednesday January 28, 2015 @01:37PM Justice Department: Default Encryption Has Created a 'Zone of Lawlessness'
Wednesday January 28, 2015 @09:34AM Justice Department: Default Encryption Has Created a 'Zone of Lawlessness'
Wednesday January 28, 2015 @09:33AM US expands spy program on American drivers beyond border region
Wednesday January 28, 2015 @09:30AM CSE tracks millions of downloads daily: Snowden documents
Tuesday January 27, 2015 @10:31AM CIA source of NY Times reporter James Risen convicted on circumstial evidence
Tuesday January 27, 2015 @10:06AM Researchers Tie Regin Malware To NSA, Five Eyes Intel Agencies
Monday January 26, 2015 @12:43PM Google Handed To FBI 3 Wikileaks Staffers' Emails, Digital Data
Monday January 26, 2015 @11:41AM Omand Warns of "Ethically Worse" Spying If Unbreakable Encryption Is Allowed
Tuesday January 20, 2015 @11:40AM FBI Seeks To Legally Hack You If You're Connected To TOR Or a VPN
Tuesday January 20, 2015 @10:59AM FBI Seeks to Legally Hack You If You're Connected to TOR or a VPN
Tuesday January 20, 2015 @10:46AM Moscow To Track Cell-phone Users In 2015 For Traffic Analysis
Monday January 19, 2015 @11:25AM GCHQ intercepted emails from The New York Times, Reuters, BBC, and others
Sunday January 18, 2015 @09:07PM NSA Prepares For Future Techno-Battles By Plotting Network Takedowns
Sunday January 18, 2015 @12:54PM Feds Operated Yet Another Secret Metadata Database Until 2013
Monday January 12, 2015 @01:56PM FBI Access To NSA Surveillance Data Expands In Recent Years
Friday January 09, 2015 @09:47AM MI5 Chief Seeks New Powers After Paris Magazine Attack
Tuesday January 06, 2015 @12:35PM FBI Says Search Warrants Not Needed To Use "Stingrays" In Public Places
Monday January 05, 2015 @09:14PM Writers Say They Feel Censored By Surveillance
Monday January 05, 2015 @12:24AM Writers Say They Feel Censored by Surveillance
Wednesday December 31, 2014 @06:21PM When FISA Court Rejects A Surveillance Request, The FBI Issues A NSL instead
Sunday December 28, 2014 @07:30PM Snowden Documents Show How Well NSA Codebreakers Can Pry
Friday December 26, 2014 @08:56PM Romanian Cybersecurity Law Will Allow Warrantless Access To Data
Friday December 26, 2014 @11:09AM NSA Reveals More Than a Decade of Improper Surveillance
Wednesday December 17, 2014 @12:56PM Army To Launch Spy Blimp Over Maryland
Monday December 15, 2014 @01:43PM Govt Docs Reveal Canadian Telcos Promise Surveillance Ready Networks
Friday December 12, 2014 @10:41PM Attorney General Won't Force New York Times Reporter To Reveal Source
Friday December 12, 2014 @10:06AM Once Again, Baltimore Police Arrest a Person For Recording Them
Thursday December 11, 2014 @10:03PM Congress Passes Bill Allowing Warrantless Forfeiture of Private Communications
Thursday December 11, 2014 @01:14PM Canadian Supreme Court Rules In Favor of Warrantless Cellphone Searches
Saturday December 06, 2014 @02:46PM US Treasury Dept: Banks Should Block Tor Nodes
Friday December 05, 2014 @11:07AM Ron Wyden Introduces Bill To Ban FBI 'Backdoors' In Tech Products
Sunday November 30, 2014 @07:51PM U.K. Police Force "Accidentally" Admits It Spied on Journalists
Monday November 24, 2014 @07:45PM Regin Malware In EU Attack Linked To US and British Intelligence Agencies
Monday November 24, 2014 @04:55PM Malware in European Union Attack linked to U.S and British Intelligence Agencies
Monday November 24, 2014 @04:52PM DHS Set To Destroy "Einstein" Surveillance Records
Monday November 24, 2014 @11:12AM Highly Advanced Backdoor Trojan Cased High-Profile Targets For Years
Monday November 24, 2014 @10:58AM Cops 101: NYC High School Teaches How To Behave During Stop-and-Frisk
Saturday November 22, 2014 @10:52PM A Charlotte judge unseals 500+ Stingray records
Saturday November 22, 2014 @11:15AM What Does The NSA Think Of Cryptographers?
Saturday November 22, 2014 @11:13AM Top NSA Official Raised Alarm About Metadata Program In 2009
Friday November 21, 2014 @03:28PM Leaked Documents Show EU Council Presidency Wants To Impair Net Neutrality
Friday November 14, 2014 @10:06AM Department of Justice Harvests Cell Phone Data Using Planes
Monday November 10, 2014 @07:12PM Canadian Police Recommend Ending Anonymity On the Internet
Monday November 10, 2014 @11:20AM Berlin's Digital Exiles: Where Tech Activists Go To Escape the NSA
Monday November 10, 2014 @09:44AM Pirate Bay Co-Founder Peter Sunde Is a Free Man Again
Sunday November 09, 2014 @12:23PM Judge Says Public Has a Right To Know About FBI's Facial Recognition Database
Thursday November 06, 2014 @12:27PM Australian Post Office Opens Mail Forwarding Warehouse In the USA
Monday November 03, 2014 @12:49PM Australian Courts Will Be Able To See Your Browsing History
Thursday October 30, 2014 @09:01AM Secret Policy Allows GCHQ Bulk Access To NSA Data
Thursday October 30, 2014 @08:55AM Australian Gov't Tries To Force Telcos To Store User Metadata For 2 Years
Tuesday October 28, 2014 @09:54PM US Post Office Increases Secret Tracking of Mail
Tuesday October 21, 2014 @09:20AM Facebook To DEA: Stop Using Phony Profiles To Nab Criminals
Monday October 20, 2014 @02:46PM If You're Connected, Apple Collects Your Data
Thursday October 16, 2014 @04:18PM FBI Director Continues His Campaign Against Encryption
Saturday October 11, 2014 @12:14PM NSA To Scientists: We Won't Tell You What We've Told You; That's Classified
Saturday October 11, 2014 @12:13PM Core Secrets: NSA Saboteurs In China and Germany
Friday October 10, 2014 @11:44PM Core Secrets: NSA Saboteurs in China and Germany
Tuesday October 07, 2014 @09:59AM Encryption and the Right to Privacy
Tuesday October 07, 2014 @09:47AM Brits Must Trade Digital Freedoms For Safety, Says Crime Agency Boss
Sunday October 05, 2014 @10:44PM Test Version Windows 10 Includes Keylogger
Saturday September 27, 2014 @12:40PM NVIDIA Begins Requiring Signed GPU Firmware Images
Friday September 26, 2014 @01:30PM How the NSA Profits Off of Its Surveillance Technology
Thursday September 25, 2014 @09:49AM Australian Senate Introduces Laws To Allow Total Internet Surveillance
Wednesday September 24, 2014 @06:21PM Australian Senate Introduces Laws to Allow Total Internet Surveillance
Monday September 22, 2014 @06:28PM Before Using StingRays, Police Must Sign NDA With FBI
Tuesday September 16, 2014 @09:04PM Why Is It Taking So Long To Secure Internet Routing?
Tuesday September 16, 2014 @03:50PM NSA Director Says Agency is Still Trying to Figure Out Cyber Operations
Sunday September 14, 2014 @07:55PM Treasure Map: NSA, GCHQ Work On Real-Time "Google Earth" Internet Observation
Sunday September 14, 2014 @11:34AM NSA Metadata Collection Gets 90-Day Extension
Sunday September 14, 2014 @11:33AM School Installs Biometric Fingerprint System For Cafeteria
Saturday September 13, 2014 @01:38PM Justice Sotomayor Warns Against Tech-Enabled "Orwellian" World
Thursday September 11, 2014 @11:37PM U.S. Threatened Massive Fine To Force Yahoo To Release Data
Monday September 08, 2014 @09:33AM L.A. Times National Security Reporter Cleared Stories With CIA Before Publishing
Wednesday September 03, 2014 @11:20AM First US Appeals Court Hears Arguments To Shut Down NSA Database
Tuesday September 02, 2014 @09:14PM Mysterious, Phony Cell Towers Found Throughout US
Saturday August 30, 2014 @11:30AM Judge Allows L.A. Cops To Keep License Plate Reader Data Secret
Tuesday August 26, 2014 @09:05AM Early Bitcoin User Interviewed By Federal Officers
Tuesday August 26, 2014 @08:47AM California Passes Law Mandating Smartphone Kill Switch
Monday August 25, 2014 @09:31PM 850 Billion NSA Surveillance Records Searchable By Domestic Law Enforcement
Friday August 22, 2014 @08:51AM UK Police Warn Sharing James Foley Killing Video Is a Crime
Tuesday August 19, 2014 @08:04PM $125,000 Settlement Given To Man Arrested for Photographing NYPD
Tuesday August 19, 2014 @03:24PM German Intelligence Spying On Allies, Recorded Kerry, Clinton, and Kofi Annan
Sunday August 17, 2014 @12:22PM Two Years of Data On What Military Equipment the Pentagon Gave To Local Police
Saturday August 16, 2014 @09:51PM Leaked Documents: GCHQ Made Port-Scanning Entire Countries a Standard Spy Tool
Wednesday August 13, 2014 @08:22PM Edward Snowden: NSA was responsible for 2012 Syrian internet blackout.
Wednesday August 13, 2014 @12:39PM Snowden: NSA Working On Autonomous Cyberwarfare Bot
Wednesday August 13, 2014 @11:41AM A Look At Advanced Targeted Attacks Through the Lens of a Human-Rights NGO
Tuesday August 12, 2014 @12:18PM DEA Paid Amtrak Employee To Pilfer Passenger Lists
Thursday August 07, 2014 @11:14AM City of London Police Take Down Proxy Service Over Piracy Concerns
Wednesday August 06, 2014 @06:58PM San Jose Police Apologize For Hiding Drone Program, Halts Until Further Review
Wednesday August 06, 2014 @09:38AM 40% Of People On Terror Watch List Have No Terrorist Ties
Tuesday August 05, 2014 @10:21PM Edward Snowden Is Not Alone: US Gov't Seeks Another Leaker
Tuesday August 05, 2014 @09:50PM EFF: US Gov't Bid To Alter Court Record in Jewel v. NSA
Tuesday August 05, 2014 @01:57PM Barack Obama's Secret Terrorist-Tracking System, by the Numbers
Tuesday August 05, 2014 @01:52PM The FBI Is Infecting Tor Users with Malware with Drive-by Downloads
Monday August 04, 2014 @11:55AM Google Spots Explicit Images of a Child In Man's Email, Tips Off Police
Friday August 01, 2014 @09:57AM Judge: US Search Warrants Apply To Overseas Computers
Thursday July 31, 2014 @03:01PM CIA Director Brennan Admits He Was Lying: CIA Really Did Spy On Congress
Thursday July 31, 2014 @03:01PM UK Government Report Recommends Ending Online Anonymity
Wednesday July 30, 2014 @11:41AM Black Hat Researchers Actively Trying To Deanonymize Tor Users
Sunday July 27, 2014 @12:19AM When Spies and Crime-Fighters Squabble Over How They Spy On You
Saturday July 26, 2014 @01:51PM FBI Studied How Much Drones Impact Your Privacy -- Then Marked It Secret
Friday July 25, 2014 @05:45PM The NSA's New Partner In Spying: Saudi Arabia's Brutal State Police
Thursday July 24, 2014 @10:40AM Dropbox Head Responds To Snowden Claims About Privacy
Wednesday July 23, 2014 @07:36PM The Secret Government Rulebook For Labeling You a Terrorist
Tuesday July 22, 2014 @11:13AM A New Form of Online Tracking: Canvas Fingerprinting
Sunday July 20, 2014 @04:51PM Ars Editor Learns Feds Have His Old IP Addresses, Full Credit Card Numbers
Thursday July 17, 2014 @11:39AM UN Report Finds NSA Mass Surveillance Likely Violated Human Rights
Wednesday July 16, 2014 @09:22AM Australian Electoral Commission Refuses To Release Vote Counting Source Code
Tuesday July 15, 2014 @04:32PM German NSA Committee May Turn To Typewriters To Stop Leaks
Monday July 14, 2014 @08:00PM Obama Administration Says the World's Servers Are Ours
Wednesday July 09, 2014 @08:45PM UK Computing Student Jailed After Failing To Hand Over Crypto Keys
Wednesday July 09, 2014 @11:20AM Meet the Muslim-American Leaders the FBI and NSA Have Been Spying On
Friday July 04, 2014 @01:49PM Can the NSA Really Track You Through Power Lines?
Friday July 04, 2014 @01:48PM German Intelligence Employee Arrested On Suspicion of Spying For US On Bundestag
Thursday July 03, 2014 @07:07PM NSA Considers Linux Journal Readers, Tor (And Linux?) Users "Extremists"
Thursday July 03, 2014 @01:26PM Austrian Tor Exit Node Operator Found Guilty As an Accomplice
Wednesday July 02, 2014 @07:55PM Privacy Oversight Board Gives NSA Surveillance a Pass
Wednesday July 02, 2014 @11:14AM Seven ISPs Take Legal Action Against GCHQ
Tuesday July 01, 2014 @04:11PM Austria dumps provider protection, TOR exit nodes illegal
Tuesday July 01, 2014 @01:26PM Court Allowed NSA To Spy On All But 4 Countries
Friday June 27, 2014 @10:11PM Saudi Government Targeting Dissidents With Mobile Malware
Thursday June 26, 2014 @04:50PM Germany Scores First: Ends Verizon Contract Over NSA Concerns
Thursday June 26, 2014 @03:09PM Former NSA Chief Warned Against Selling NSA Secrets
Thursday June 26, 2014 @11:59AM Germany Scores First: Ends Verizon Contract Over NSA Concerns
Thursday June 26, 2014 @11:32AM Mass. Supreme Court Says Defendant Can Be Compelled To Decrypt Data
Sunday June 22, 2014 @10:46PM WikiLeaks Publishes Secret International Trade Agreement
Sunday June 22, 2014 @12:39AM Emails Show Feds Asking Florida Cops To Deceive Judges About Surveillance Tech
Friday June 20, 2014 @11:28AM German Intel Agency Helped NSA Tap Fiber Optic Cables In Germany
Thursday June 19, 2014 @05:41PM How Secret Partners Expand NSA's Surveillance Dragnet
Tuesday June 17, 2014 @09:23PM Google and Facebook Can Be Legally Intercepted, Says UK Spy Boss
Thursday June 12, 2014 @06:09PM US Pushing Local Police To Keep Quiet On Cell-Phone Surveillance Technology
Thursday June 12, 2014 @04:01PM US pushing local police to keep quiet on cell-phone surveillance technology
Thursday June 12, 2014 @12:16PM Egyptian Blogger Sentenced to 15 Years For Organizing Protest
Tuesday June 10, 2014 @12:30PM NSA's Novel Claim: Our Systems Are Too Complex To Obey the Law
Saturday June 07, 2014 @08:30AM Thai Police: We'll Get You For Online Social Media Criticism
Friday June 06, 2014 @10:53PM Woman charged with wiretapping for filming cops wins $57,000 payout
Wednesday June 04, 2014 @11:41PM EFF Tells Court That the NSA Knowingly and Illegally Destroyed Evidence
Wednesday June 04, 2014 @07:18PM US Secret Service Wants To Identify Snark
Sunday June 01, 2014 @09:01PM NSA Collecting Millions of Faces From Web Images
Sunday June 01, 2014 @08:59PM Daniel Ellsberg: Snowden Would Not Get a Fair Trial – and Kerry Is Wrong
Saturday May 31, 2014 @04:31PM New Federal Database Will Track Americans' Credit Ratings, Other Financial Info
Saturday May 31, 2014 @12:35PM German Intelligence Agency Planning To Follow Big NSA Brother On Shoestring
Thursday May 29, 2014 @07:11PM In First American TV Interview, Snowden Talks Accountability and Patriotism
Friday May 23, 2014 @12:34PM WikiLeaks: NSA Recording All Telephone Calls In Afghanistan
Friday May 23, 2014 @12:27PM Microsoft Fends Off Data Request, FBI Gets Data Another Way
Thursday May 22, 2014 @04:26PM NSA Surveillance Reform Bill Passes House 303 Votes To 121
Wednesday May 21, 2014 @04:45PM White House Pressures Legislators Into Gutting USA FREEDOM Act
Tuesday May 20, 2014 @04:39PM California Legislation Affirms Privacy Rights Against NSA Spying Methods
Tuesday May 20, 2014 @11:25AM XMPP Operators Begin Requiring Encryption, Google Still Not Allowing TLS
Monday May 19, 2014 @10:47PM The US Vs. Europe: Freedom of Expression Vs. Privacy
Monday May 19, 2014 @04:40PM The NSA Is Recording Every Cell Phone Call In the Bahamas
Monday May 19, 2014 @10:28AM Cisco Complains To Obama About NSA Adding Spyware To Routers
Friday May 16, 2014 @02:31PM Gen. Keith Alexander On Metadata, Snowden, and the NSA: "We're At Greater Risk"
Thursday May 15, 2014 @10:16AM IACR Finally Gets Around To Repudiating Mass Surveillance
Tuesday May 13, 2014 @11:21AM Price for Nevada dad to see state's school files on his kids: $10G
Monday May 12, 2014 @03:56PM Glenn Greenwald: How the NSA Tampers With US Made Internet Routers
Sunday May 11, 2014 @12:40PM Silicon Valley's Love-Hate Relationship With President Obama
Saturday May 10, 2014 @09:33PM Former NSA Director: 'We Kill People Based On Metadata'
Saturday May 10, 2014 @05:16PM DOJ Requests More Power To Hack Remote Computers
Thursday May 08, 2014 @11:12AM ACLU and EFF Endorse Weaker USA Freedom Act Passed By Committee
Tuesday May 06, 2014 @11:05AM Police Departments Using Car Tracking Database Sworn To Secrecy
Tuesday May 06, 2014 @10:28AM Police Departments Using Car Tracking Database Sworn to Secrecy
Friday May 02, 2014 @08:53PM Reason Suggests DoJ Closing Porn Stars' Bank Accounts
Tuesday April 29, 2014 @05:53PM CISPA 3.0: the Senate's New Bill As Bad As Ever
Sunday April 27, 2014 @10:55AM Mathematicians Push Back Against The NSA
Sunday April 27, 2014 @10:49AM White House Worried About Discrimination Through Analytics
Sunday April 27, 2014 @10:47AM DOJ Complains About Getting a Warrant To Search Mobile Phones
Friday April 25, 2014 @11:45AM Identity Dominance: the US Military's Biometric War In Afghanistan
Thursday April 24, 2014 @10:27AM Australian Law Enforcement Pushes Against Encryption, Advocates Data Retention
Wednesday April 23, 2014 @10:26AM Face Recognition Algorithm Finally Outperforms Humans
Tuesday April 22, 2014 @06:01PM NIST Removes Dual_EC_DRBG From Random Number Generator Recommendations
Monday April 21, 2014 @01:47PM Administration Ordered To Divulge Legal Basis For Killing Americans With Drones
Monday April 21, 2014 @01:23PM Administration ordered to divulge legal basis for killing Americans with drones
Wednesday April 16, 2014 @11:36AM Lavabit Loses Contempt Appeal
Tuesday April 15, 2014 @10:24AM IRS Can Now Seize Your Tax Refund To Pay a Relative's Debt
Saturday April 12, 2014 @12:02PM NSA Allegedly Exploited Heartbleed
Tuesday April 08, 2014 @05:43PM Snowden: NSA Spied On Human Rights Workers
Tuesday April 08, 2014 @11:29AM U.S. Supreme Court Declines To Rule On Constitutionality of Bulk Surveillance
Friday April 04, 2014 @04:11PM TCP/IP Might Have Been Secure From the Start If Not For the NSA
Monday March 31, 2014 @11:39AM Dropbox's New Policy of Scanning Files For DMCA Issues
Monday March 31, 2014 @11:39AM Smartphone Kill-Switch Could Save Consumers $2.6 Billion
Monday March 31, 2014 @11:35AM NSA Infiltrated RSA Deeper Than Imagined
Friday March 28, 2014 @10:14PM CISPA's Author Has Another Privacy-Killing Bill To Pass Before He Retires
Thursday March 27, 2014 @11:49AM Weev's Attorney Says FBI Is Intercepting His Client's Mail
Tuesday March 25, 2014 @11:25AM Former US President says Snowden disclosures are "good for Americans to know"
Sunday March 23, 2014 @12:41PM Los Angeles Cops Argue All Cars in L.A. Are Under Investigation
Thursday March 20, 2014 @01:39PM NSA General Counsel Insists US Companies Assisted In Data Collection
Wednesday March 19, 2014 @07:50PM Officials: NSA's PRISM Targets Email Addresses, Not Keywords
Tuesday March 18, 2014 @05:00PM NSA Can Retrieve, Replay All Phone Calls From a Country From the Past 30 Days
Friday March 14, 2014 @11:51AM A Look at the NSA's Most Powerful Internet Attack Tool
Thursday March 13, 2014 @04:07PM FISA Court Reverses Order To Destroy NSA Phone Data
Thursday March 13, 2014 @11:36AM FISA Court Reverses Order To Destroy NSA Phone Data
Thursday March 13, 2014 @11:29AM Stanford Researchers Spot Medical Conditions, Guns, and More In Phone Metadata
Tuesday March 11, 2014 @11:00AM Senator Accuses CIA of Snooping On Intelligence Committee Computers
Sunday March 09, 2014 @01:53PM The NSA Has an Advice Columnist
Saturday March 08, 2014 @07:10PM Eric Schmidt, Jared Cohen Say Google Data Now Protected From Gov't Spying
Friday March 07, 2014 @04:53PM CIA under investigation for monitoring Senate
Thursday March 06, 2014 @04:29PM Police Say No Foul Play In Death of Bitcoin Exchange CEO Autumn Radtke

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