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New documents reveal exactly how the Post was able to determine that the NSA was peeking inside the Google and Yahoo's cloud network.

  • Barton Gellman, Ashkan Soltani, and Andrea Peterson
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  • Nov 4, 2013
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A Q&A with Patriot Act author and NSA spying programs opponent Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner (R-Wis.)

Senator Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) and Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner (R-Wisc.) warn not all NSA "reform" proposals are created equally.

Qwest CEO Joseph Nacchio was prosecuted after refusing to help the NSA spy on its customers without court oversight.

  • Timothy B. Lee
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  • Sep 30, 2013
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Former NSA and CIA director General Michael Hayden had a lot to say about the Internet Sunday.

It sounds like a lot of money, but we spend more on lots of things.

Last week the president portrayed NSA abuses as theoretical. Today we learned the NSA has abused its authority thousands of times.

It's hard to escape the conclusion that Snowden did the country a real service -- even if the White House can't abide crediting him with it.

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Aug 9, 2013
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As for China, well, they "only showed hesitation and weakness."

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Aug 8, 2013
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When you desperately need the help of a group, it's usually not a good idea to call them would-be terrorist.

Here are a few things he should consider before he picks from Venezuela, Bolivia and Nicaragua.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Jul 10, 2013
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The NSA program ultimately require the public to trust the government. But the public doesn't trust the government. Not even close.

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Jun 28, 2013
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Having trouble keeping all the different NSA spying programs straight? Wonkblog is here to help.

  • Timothy B. Lee
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  • Jun 25, 2013
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Edward Snowden's plane left for Havana without him. Perhaps that was the plan all along.

  • Ezra Klein and Evan Soltas
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  • Jun 24, 2013
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Edward Snowden might have violated federal laws. He might even be guilty of espionage. But treason? Fat chance.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Jun 12, 2013
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One question raised after Edward Snowden exposed the NSA's surveillance programs is how a private contractor had access to this sensitive information in the first place.

  • Brad Plumer
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  • Jun 11, 2013
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Here's what you ought to know about Edward Snowden's employer, one of the leading contractors for the defense and intelligence agencies.

  • Neil Irwin
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  • Jun 10, 2013
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Edward Snowden, the whistleblower who exposed the NSA's PRISM program, is seeking asylum overseas.

  • Timothy B. Lee
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  • Jun 9, 2013
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