Snowden Revelations Costly for US Tech Firms

Protest against spying and surveillance

US technology companies are getting hit harder than anticipated by revelations about surveillance programs led by the National Security Agency, a study showed Tuesday. The study by the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, a Washington think tank, said the impact would be greater than its estimate nearly two years ago …

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What, me worry? Despite Snowden leaks, Americans’ use of the ‘Net largely unchanged

Don’t worry, be happy. That seems to be the attitude most Americans have toward widespread government snooping on their Internet activities. Numerous leaks illuminating the massive scale of government surveillance programs have not rattled Americans. Relatively few people have made major changes to better secure their online communications and activities, …

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Wikipedia to file lawsuit challenging mass surveillance by NSA

Wikimedia Foundation, the nonprofit organization that runs free online encyclopedia Wikipedia, will file a lawsuit against the National Security Agency and the U.S. Department of Justice, challenging the government’s mass surveillance programme. The lawsuit, to be filed on Tuesday, alleges that the NSA’s mass surveillance of Internet traffic in the …

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NSA Chief: China, Russia Capable of Carrying Out ‘Cyber Pearl Harbor’ Attack

Nations such as China and Russia have enough offensive cyber capabilities to one day carry out a “cyber Pearl Harbor” attack, said the head of the National Security Agency and U.S. Cyber Command. “We’ve talked about our concerns with China and what they’re doing in cyber. Clearly the Russians and …

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