Privacy

10:44am

Fri June 7, 2013
The Two-Way

'Nobody Is Listening To Your Telephone Calls,' Obama Says

President Obama on Thursday in Mooresville, N.C.
Davis Turner EPA /LANDOV

In his most extensive comments so far on the revelations this week about the electronic data that the nation's spy agencies are collecting, President Obama told the American people Friday that "nobody is listening to your telephone calls."

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4:01am

Fri June 7, 2013
National Security

Reports: NSA Mines Servers Of U.S. Internet Companies

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LINDA WERTHEIMER, HOST:

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Since 2007, America's National Security Agency has been mining data from the servers of major American Internet companies, including Microsoft, Apple, Facebook, Google. That's according to new reports from the Guardian and the Washington Post. This comes hard on the heels of another Guardian report revealing the intelligence agency is collecting Verizon phone records of millions of Americans

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3:13pm

Thu June 6, 2013
The Two-Way

Big Brother And Your Phone: Where To Draw The Line?

Originally published on Thu June 6, 2013 3:31 pm

A woman uses her cellphone outside a Verizon Store in Manhattan on Thursday.
Andrew Burton Getty Images

9:49am

Tue June 4, 2013
The Two-Way

Jill Kelley Files Suit Against Feds Over Petraeus Scandal

Originally published on Tue June 4, 2013 11:13 am

Jill Kelley, outside her home in Tampa.
Brian Blanco Reuters /Landov

Jill Kelley, the Florida socialite whose complaints to the FBI sparked the discovery of an extramarital affair that led to the resignation of CIA Director David Petraeus, has filed a lawsuit against the federal government.

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1:14pm

Mon May 13, 2013
All Tech Considered

Facebook Users Question $20 Million Settlement Over Ads

Originally published on Tue May 14, 2013 3:42 pm

Dado Ruvic Reuters/Landov

A San Francisco judge will decide this month whether to approve a settlement in a class-action lawsuit that could affect more than 70 million Facebook users. The $20 million deal would mark the end of a years-long battle over the social network's "Sponsored Stories" advertising.

But Facebook users' images could still appear in ads if they don't change their settings. And many users say the deal before the judge doesn't go far enough to protect their privacy.

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