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Edward Snowden holds Twitter Q&A session

Whistleblower Edward Snowden took questions from Twitter users on Jan. 23, tackling queries about civil liberties, whether all spying is inherently wrong, and more.

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Ellsberg warns of "surveillance state"

Ellsberg warned that it wouldn't take much to tip it over to a police state, unless Americans grapple with the assault on civil liberties and privacy

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Movement to restore the Fourth Amendment mobilizes for July 4

This July 4, thousands of people will be taking to the streets to "restore the fourth" - the principals of the Fourth of July and the Fourth Amendment to the Constitution, i.e. the right to privacy.

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It's baaaack! Online privacy bill CISPA returns amid protest

The Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act would allow corporations to share your online data with the government in real time. CISPA has been met with strong opposition from online privacy advocates and companies.

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Drones in the U.S. - helpful or harmful?

Sometime soon, Big Brother may be watching.

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Senators call for regulating Facebook privacy policies

Democratic senators during a press conference Tuesday expressed concern that the popular social networking site Facebook is not being careful when it comes to protecting the privacy of its users.