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Edward Snowden Live Stream From SXSW
Edward Snowden is speaking live to the conference today. Read more...
Report: NSA Building Code-Cracking Quantum Computer
The effort to build “a cryptologically useful quantum computer” -- a machine exponentially faster than classical computers-- is part of a $79.7 million research program called “Penetrating Hard Targets.” Read more...
The Justice Department began targeting Lavabit the day after Snowden revealed himself as the source of the NSA leaks. Read more...
16 Firms May Have Gotten Early (Illegal) Market Info
I know you're as shocked as I am. Read more...
Michele Bachmann Faces New Ethics Inquiry
Michele Bachmann is facing yet another ethics inquiry, this time over whether her campaign coordinated with a Super PAC, in a violation of election laws. Read more...

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 Report: NSA Bugged The United Nations' Headquarters
The NSA bugged the United Nations' headquarters in 2012, hacking into its videoconferencing and spying on the diplomatic work of other countries. Read more...
Lavabit's Owner Threatened With Arrest Over Shut Down
Report: Senior U.S. Attorney James Trump sent Lavabit founder Ladar Levison and his lawyer an apparent arrest threat when Levison shut down his private email service - used by NSA leaker James Snowden) rather than comply with a secret order to spy on his customers. Read more...
Bradley Manning Apologizes In Military Courtroom
Bradley Manning took the stand at the sentencing part of his trial and said 'I am sorry that my actions hurt people.' Read more...
Snowden's Father Gets Russian Visa To Visit Son
Lou Snowden, father of National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden, said Sunday that he has secured documents to visit his son in Russia, where he has been granted asylum. Read more...
The Obama administration has announced it will keep 19 diplomatic posts in North Africa and the Middle East closed for up to a week, due to fears of a possible militant threat. On Sunday, Senator Saxby Chambliss, the top Republican on the Senate Intelligence Committee, said the decision to close the embassies was based on information collected by the National Security Agency. Read more...