Snooping

"Metadata Material Shouldn’t be Held by the Government"
Interview: A key NSA reform panelist explains their recommendations
December 22, 2013

Interview: A key member of the panel advising Obama about NSA surveillance reform says Uncle Sam needs to get out of the metadata-storage business

Ed Markey May Finally Have Found His Calling
September 13, 2013

In 2007, then-Congressman Edward Markey couldn't make it to Bali, Indonesia to speak at a conference on climate change, so he created an avatar on Second Life to deliver his remarks instead.

Against Our Values—And Bad at Keeping Us Safe
The real problem with data mining
June 07, 2013

Massive data sweeps like the NSA's recently disclosed program are an affont to Democratic values.