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NSA Whistleblower Edward Snowden Seeks Pardon

NSA Whistleblower Edward Snowden Seeks Pardon

Last week, several groups (ACLU, Human Rights Watch, and Amnesty International, among others) launched a campaign seeking pardon for Edward Snowden. This campaign asks President Obama to pardon Snowden, the NSA whistleblower whose name has become synonymous with privacy and Internet rights. Snowden…

Golden Frog Fights for NSA Reform

Winter Sunset is Coming: Golden Frog Fights for NSA Reform

We’re this close to reaching a meaningful milestone in the path toward NSA reform. At Midnight on June, 1, three parts of the Patriot Act — including the controversial Section 215, which the NSA has used to collect millions of Americans’ phone records…

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From CCTV America: The Heat looks at the NSA and if it’s violating human rights

Sunday Yokubaitis, president at Golden Frog, discusses the NSA’s upstream surveillance program. Read the full article: The Heat looks at the NSA and if it’s violating human rights

How the NSA Stole the Keys to Your Phone

(Editor’s Note: The following is a guest blog post from Julian Sanchez, Senior Fellow at the Cato Institute. It originally appeared on the Cato Institute website on February 20, 2015. The Cato Institute is a public policy research organization — a think tank…

The PCLOB’s New Report on NSA Surveillance is a Disappointment

Earlier this month, the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board (PCLOB) released its long-awaited report on the National Security Agency’s surveillance of Internet and telephone communications under Section 702 of the FISA Amendments Act of 2008.

The Bill Formerly Known as the USA FREEDOM Act

Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a watered down version of the USA FREEDOM Act. How watered down? The revised version of the bill washed away half of its cosponsors.