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The Register
US Senate strikes down open-access FBI hacking warrant by just one honest voteScience, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act would have given the FBI the r
US Senate strikes down open-access FBI hacking warrant by just one honest vote
The Register / Posted 4 days ago
Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act would have given the FBI the right to use National Security Letters (NSLs), which compel communications companies to hand over a customer's "transactional records," including their browsing... Read more
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The Washington Times
Senate Republicans rally behind expanding FBI’s online surveillance powers post-Orlandosenator is pushing for an update to federal law that would broaden the FBI’s au
Senate Republicans rally behind expanding FBI’s online surveillance powers post-Orlando
The Washington Times / Posted 5 days ago
senator is pushing for an update to federal law that would broaden the FBI’s authority to use National Security Letters, or NSLs — a type of administrative subpoena that allows law enforcement to gather information such as telecommunication logs and... Read more
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CNBC
Senate Republicans want more surveillance powersNSLs are issued without judicial approval, and are typically accompanied with a
Senate Republicans want more surveillance powers
CNBC / Posted 5 days ago
NSLs are issued without judicial approval, and are typically accompanied with a gag order that prevents internet service providers from informing targets of the surveillance. In one case, an ISP that contested an NSL was only allowed to discuss after... Read more
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The Verge
Senate Republicans want to expand surveillance powers after Orlando shootinga criminal justice appropriations bill. The proposal would expand the FBI's aut
Senate Republicans want to expand surveillance powers after Orlando shooting
The Verge / Posted 6 days ago
a criminal justice appropriations bill. The proposal would expand the FBI's authority to use "national security letters" (NSLs) to access a suspect's internet browsing history and email metadata without a warrant. A vote is expected on... Read more
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The Financial Express
Invoking Orlando, Senate Republicans set up vote to expand FBI spyingof emails and the emails’ senders and recipients. The Obama administration for
Invoking Orlando, Senate Republicans set up vote to expand FBI spying
The Financial Express / Posted 6 days ago
of emails and the emails’ senders and recipients. The Obama administration for years has lobbied for a change to how NSLs can be used, after a 2008 legal memo from the Justice Department said the law limits them largely to phone billing... Read more
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Raw Story
Senate Republicans invoke Orlando killings to set up vote on expanding FBI spying powersof emails and the emails’ senders and recipients. The Obama administration for
Senate Republicans invoke Orlando killings to set up vote on expanding FBI spying powers
Raw Story / Posted 6 days ago
of emails and the emails’ senders and recipients. The Obama administration for years has lobbied for a change to how NSLs can be used, after a 2008 legal memo from the Justice Department said the law limits them largely to phone billing... Read more
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Reuters
Invoking Orlando, Senate Republicans set up vote to expand FBI spyingof emails and the emails' senders and recipients. The Obama administration for
Invoking Orlando, Senate Republicans set up vote to expand FBI spying
Reuters / Posted 6 days ago
of emails and the emails' senders and recipients. The Obama administration for years has lobbied for a change to how NSLs can be used, after a 2008 legal memo from the Justice Department said the law limits them largely to phone billing... Read more
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PhotonicsOnline
DNA Shaping Up To Be Ideal Framework For Rationally Designed Nanostructuresat the CFN and Brookhaven's Biology Department, and x-ray scattering at the Nat
DNA Shaping Up To Be Ideal Framework For Rationally Designed Nanostructures
PhotonicsOnline / Posted 6 days ago
at the CFN and Brookhaven's Biology Department, and x-ray scattering at the National Synchrotron Light Source II(NSLS-II), a DOE Office of Science User Facility at Brookhaven. From bricks to Legos In the Nature Chemistry paper, Gang's... Read more
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LinuxInsider.com
Yahoo Publishes NSLs Following Freedom Act Reformsof emails. Yahoo sent the FBI the name, address and length of service for each
Yahoo Publishes NSLs Following Freedom Act Reforms
LinuxInsider.com / Posted 12 days ago
of emails. Yahoo sent the FBI the name, address and length of service for each of the accounts identified in two of the NSLs, but it did not provide any information in response to the third, as the referenced account did not exist in its system,... Read more
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PhysOrg
DNA shaping up to be ideal framework for rationally designed nanostructuresat the CFN and Brookhaven's Biology Department, and x-ray scattering at the Nat
DNA shaping up to be ideal framework for rationally designed nanostructures
PhysOrg / Posted 13 days ago
at the CFN and Brookhaven's Biology Department, and x-ray scattering at the National Synchrotron Light Source II (NSLS-II), a DOE Office of Science User Facility at Brookhaven. From bricks to Legos In the Nature Chemistry paper, Gang's... Read more
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The Register
FBI tries again to get warrantless access to your browser historyJohn Cornyn (R-TX) introduced the amendment [PDF], which would allow the FBI to
FBI tries again to get warrantless access to your browser history
The Register / Posted 19 days ago
John Cornyn (R-TX) introduced the amendment [PDF], which would allow the FBI to use National Security Letters (NSLs) to demand a target's "electronic communication transactional records," including domains visited, IP addresses, and... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Facebook and Google battle latest FBI attempt to expand surveillancehistory, location data and some email records without approval from a judge usi
Facebook and Google battle latest FBI attempt to expand surveillance
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 19 days ago
history, location data and some email records without approval from a judge using a so-called “national security letters” (NSLs). The FBI contends that such data is covered implicitly under current statute, which was written years ago and only... Read more
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CNET
Accessing your internet browsing history is now the FBI's top legislative prioritybut they don't include specific information like written text or Google search
Accessing your internet browsing history is now the FBI's top legislative priority
CNET / Posted 19 days ago
but they don't include specific information like written text or Google search queries. Still, it's possible that future NSLs could even be served with a gag order that would prevent companies from telling users about government requests for... Read more
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MacDailyNews
Obama administration wants FBI access to people’s Internet browser history without a warrant – MacDailyNewsas Electronic Communication Transactional Records (ECTRs), that the FBI can obt
Obama administration wants FBI access to people’s Internet browser history without a warrant – MacDailyNews
MacDailyNews / Posted 20 days ago
as Electronic Communication Transactional Records (ECTRs), that the FBI can obtain using administrative subpoenas called NSLs, which do not require probable cause. Under these proposals, ECTRs would include a host of online information, such as... Read more
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E-Commerce Times
Yahoo Publishes NSLs Following Freedom Act Reformsof emails. Yahoo sent the FB the name, address and length of service for each
Yahoo Publishes NSLs Following Freedom Act Reforms
E-Commerce Times / Posted 20 days ago
of emails. Yahoo sent the FB the name, address and length of service for each of the accounts identified in two of the NSLs, but it did not provide any information in response to the third, as the referenced account did not exist in its system,... Read more
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The MidWeek
NSLS chapter inducts new members at Kish CollegeThe mission of NSLS is to help students discover and achieve their goals. The s
NSLS chapter inducts new members at Kish College
The MidWeek / Posted 24 days ago
The mission of NSLS is to help students discover and achieve their goals. The society, founded by Gary Tuerack, emphasizes the six steps of leadership: clarification of purpose, creation of a shared vision, challenge of the status quo, inspiration of... Read more
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International Business Times
National Security Letters: Yahoo exposes details of secretive FBI data demands Technology firm Yahoo has released the contents of three secretive National Sec
National Security Letters: Yahoo exposes details of secretive FBI data demands
International Business Times / Posted 25 days ago
Technology firm Yahoo has released the contents of three secretive National Security Letters (NSLs) routinely used by the FBI to request personal information and communications data about targets deemed to be a threat to the nation. The letters,... Read more
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The Philippine Inquirer
Yahoo publishes FBI requests for user account datametadata, addresses, phone numbers and screen names associated with specific us
Yahoo publishes FBI requests for user account data
The Philippine Inquirer / Posted 25 days ago
metadata, addresses, phone numbers and screen names associated with specific user accounts. The National Security Letters (NSLs) were received by Yahoo in April 2013, August 2013 and June 2015. "Yahoo complied with these three NSLs and, to the... Read more
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Zero Hedge
With Friends Like These, Who Needs Enemies?that they have been subjected to an NSL. As if the FBI didn’t have enough corr
With Friends Like These, Who Needs Enemies?
Zero Hedge / Posted 25 days ago
that they have been subjected to an NSL. As if the FBI didn’t have enough corrupt tools in its bag of tricks already. NSLs—in existence since the 1970s—empower FBI operatives to delve into Americans’ most personal affairs based only on the... Read more
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The Washington Times
Yahoo publishes previously secret National Security Letters after FBI lifts gag ordersorders in accordance with the USA Freedom Act, the company said. Through the i
Yahoo publishes previously secret National Security Letters after FBI lifts gag orders
The Washington Times / Posted 25 days ago
orders in accordance with the USA Freedom Act, the company said. Through the issuing of National Security Letters, or NSLs, federal law enforcement can compel companies for vast types of user data while indefinitely prohibiting details about... Read more
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Wired News
Yahoo Publishes National Security Letters After FBI Drops Gag Ordersonly after lengthy court battles challenging the subpoenas. But today, Yahoo be
Yahoo Publishes National Security Letters After FBI Drops Gag Orders
Wired News / Posted 25 days ago
only after lengthy court battles challenging the subpoenas. But today, Yahoo became the first company to go public about NSLs it has received without needing to duke it out with the feds in court. That’s because last year lawmakers passed the... Read more
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Engadget
Yahoo releases content of three FBI data requests to publicThe contents of the NSLs themselves don't actually tell us much (though it does
Yahoo releases content of three FBI data requests to public
Engadget / Posted 25 days ago
The contents of the NSLs themselves don't actually tell us much (though it does specify exactly what Yahoo was to provide: service dates, names, addresses and header information, but absolutely no email content), but the announcement shows us how... Read more
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The Register
Yahoo!'s secret! FBI! orders!Yahoo! today published three redacted National Security Letters (NSLs) it recei
Yahoo!'s secret! FBI! orders!
The Register / Posted 25 days ago
Yahoo! today published three redacted National Security Letters (NSLs) it received from the FBI, which demanded information about the web portal's users. As is standard, the NSLs [PDF] contained a gagging clause that prevented Yahoo! from warning... Read more
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The Verge
Yahoo just published three FBI national security letters previously under gag orderin its system, and thus did not have any information to turn over.) The users,
Yahoo just published three FBI national security letters previously under gag order
The Verge / Posted 25 days ago
in its system, and thus did not have any information to turn over.) The users, Yahoo writes, have been notified of the NSLs. "Going forward, we will update our Transparency Report to include the number of NSLs received and number of accounts... Read more
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TechCrunch
USA Freedom Act allows Yahoo to disclose 3 National Security Lettersthe FBI. The release of the three letters is the first time a tech company has
USA Freedom Act allows Yahoo to disclose 3 National Security Letters
TechCrunch / Posted 25 days ago
the FBI. The release of the three letters is the first time a tech company has been able to disclose specifics about the NSLs it has received; previously the government has only allowed companies to say how many such demands they’ve received in... Read more
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Breitbart
Secret Provision of Senate Intel Bill Authorizes Warrantless FBI Internet Surveillance(Some of those advocates aren’t much impressed by the level of oversight provid
Secret Provision of Senate Intel Bill Authorizes Warrantless FBI Internet Surveillance
Breitbart / Posted 29 days ago
(Some of those advocates aren’t much impressed by the level of oversight provided by the secretive FISA courts, either.) “NSLs are a great tool for the government to abuse the 4th Amendment. Recipients can’t talk about them, and no court has to... Read more
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Wired News
Security News This Week: Apple Hires a Crypto Guru for Future Battles With the Fedsthat prevents the recipient from disclosing that they’ve received one, and lawm
Security News This Week: Apple Hires a Crypto Guru for Future Battles With the Feds
Wired News / Posted 30 days ago
that prevents the recipient from disclosing that they’ve received one, and lawmakers have been known to abuse their use of NSLs in the past. It’s not known which senator or senators snuck the language into the Intelligence Authorization Act, but it... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Bill would expand FBI's warrantless access to online records, senators warncommittee have said the bill could expand the remit of a nonjudicial subpoena c
Bill would expand FBI's warrantless access to online records, senators warn
Guardian Unlimited / Posted a month ago
committee have said the bill could expand the remit of a nonjudicial subpoena called a National Security Letter (NSLs) to acquire Americans’ email records, chat or messaging accounts, account login records, browser histories and... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Push to expand FBI surveillance authority threatens US email privacy billvote to give time to lawmakers to review the amendments and other provisions of
Push to expand FBI surveillance authority threatens US email privacy bill
Channel NewsAsia / Posted a month ago
vote to give time to lawmakers to review the amendments and other provisions of the bill that have prompted disagreement. NSLs do not require a warrant and are almost always accompanied by a gag order preventing the service provider from sharing... Read more
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Reuters
Push to expand FBI surveillance authority threatens U.S. email privacy billvote to give time to lawmakers to review the amendments and other provisions of
Push to expand FBI surveillance authority threatens U.S. email privacy bill
Reuters / Posted a month ago
vote to give time to lawmakers to review the amendments and other provisions of the bill that have prompted disagreement. NSLs do not require a warrant and are almost always accompanied by a gag order preventing the service provider from sharing... Read more

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