Evaluating the GCHQ Exceptional Access Proposal

​The Levy-Robinson proposal is no less dangerous a backdoor than any others that have been proposed.

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Three FISA Authorities Sunset in December: Here’s What You Need to

Thought we were done with surveillance-law debates, at least for a few years? Not by a long shot. A sunset is looming for three FISA provisions. What’s at stake? Here’s a guide to prep you for the

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Read the Scientific American article the government deemed too dangerous to publish

A reliable Federal Bureau of Investigation source …

In April 1950, the US federal government raided the offices of Scientific American Magazine to destroy every printed issue, burning three thousand copies. The reason? The banned magazine contained an article, titled “The Hydrogen Bomb: II” written by Professor Hans Bethe, one of the country’s most prominent nuclear scientists, which had been deemed a threat to national security.

The government not only burned every issue of Scientific American but also questioned the magazine’s political allegiance. As a reliable Federal Bureau of Investigation source stated in Bethe’s file, “Scientific American runs the sort of stuff which the Soviets would like to see in popular scientific journal, including left-wing authors on atomic energy and security questions.”

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When Chinese hackers declared war on the rest of us

Many thought the internet would bring democracy to China. Instead it empowered rampant government oppression, and now the censors are turning their attention to the rest of the world.

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The National Vetting Enterprise: Artificial Intelligence and

The program represents a shift toward moment-by-moment monitoring of immigrant activities during the lifecycle of their interactions with the United States.

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