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House passes Restore Act with no telecom immunity provision

http://arstechnica.com

The House of Representatives has passed the Restore Act, which facilitates broad surveillance of foreign terror groups while restoring the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act Court's oversight of communications between foreign and domestic surveillance targets.

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Created by peacemaker 6 years 34 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 34 weeks ago
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Democratic presidential candidates

http://www.stallman.org

"Some Democratic presidential candidates are starting to oppose the plan to give immunity to the phone companies that participated in illegal surveillance."

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Illegal Government Surveillance Opens Door to More Privacy Violations

http://binaryfreedom.info

"San Francisco - The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) told a congressional committee today that the government's illegal dragnet electronic surveillance opens the door to even more privacy violations for ordinary Americans..."

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Another Reason RFID Sucks

http://gedmaheux.wordpress.com

"As if massive privacy concerns and identity theft were not enough reasons to worry about the wide spread use of radio frequency identification technology, now comes word that it it may also cause cancer..."

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Eben Moglen - Freedom Businesses Protect Privacy

http://www.privacydigest.com

"...Convincing us that we have willingly given away our data and that those who now possess it have the right to use it, Moglen proposes voluntary data collectives as the answer."

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Microsoft sued by Beijing student for privacy infringement

http://news.xinhuanet.com

A Beijing university student is suing Microsoft for infringing upon his privacy, demanding 1,350 yuan (180 U.S. dollars) in compensation and an apology printed in a national newspaper.

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Browser betrayals

http://blogs.pcworld.co.nz

Most people don't realise how their browsers betray them. It's not so bad at home, but in a work context it could cost you your job.

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US government snoops used Vista to spy on me

http://www.theinquirer.net

Article withdrawn!!! Does anyone have anymore info?

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Google 'hostile to privacy': Privacy International - Breaking News - Technology - Breaking News

http://news.brisbanetimes.com.au

Should we trust Google with our private data while they take a recalcitrant attitude towards privacy concerns?

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