PRISM

Justin Elliot: Does The NSA Tap That?

Justin Elliot: Does The NSA Tap That?

Among the snooping revelations of recent weeks, there have been tantalizing bits of evidence that the NSA is tapping fiber-optic cables that carry nearly all international phone and Internet data.

Google Fights Government Gag Order

Google wants to talk. The Internet giant has filed a petition with the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court for permission to publish top-secret details of FISA requests—the gagging of which, the company claims, violates its First Amendment right to freedom of speech.