NSA director forgets name of NSA program, hopes nobody is recording his speech

Adm. Michael Rogers couldn't quite remember what the T in NTOC means.

DNI Clapper barred unauthorized media contact last month. But no one noticed until now.

ODNI doesn't want intelligence officials talking to the press without permission -- even about unclassified programs.

Americans say they’re shopping less online. Blame the NSA.

Nearly one year after Edward Snowden revealed the extent of the nation's spying apparatus, Americans haven't really changed their online habits.

Rand Paul: ‘We will go’ to the Supreme Court on NSA surveillance

The Kentucky Senator is leading a class-action lawsuit against the agency.

Government privacy board members say shifting NSA data to third parties is a bad idea

Every member of the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board has concerns about the president's plan to shift call records data out of government hands.

Tech firms say Obama’s proposals fall short of expectations

Technology and telecom firms said the reforms President Obama laid out in his speech were a good first step but fell short of their hopes to significantly change the government’s vast surveillance program.

Tech firms: We don’t want to keep Internet metadata for the government

The tech firms are urging the White House and Congress to ban the bulk collection of Internet communications.

The Switchboard: IRS faces pressure to clarify Bitcoin rules

Obama prepares to tweak the NSA and the Senate ponders patent reform.

  • Timothy B. Lee
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  • Jan 10, 2014

The Switchboard: California lawmakers want to halt NSA cooperation

Nebraska AG proposes anti-troll legislation and Uber defends surge pricing.

  • Timothy B. Lee
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  • Jan 8, 2014

The Switchboard: Senator wants NFL to kill sports blackouts

The NSA is trying to build a quantum computer and an appeals court will start streaming its arguments.

  • Timothy B. Lee
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  • Jan 3, 2014
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