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The Hill
Lawmakers push to elevate Cyber Command in Senate defense billsaid in a Wednesday statement. Even supporters of the move, however, are skept
Lawmakers push to elevate Cyber Command in Senate defense bill
The Hill / Posted 45 minutes ago
said in a Wednesday statement. Even supporters of the move, however, are skeptical that the unit should remain under the National Security Agency (NSA), where it currently shares a commander with the spy agency. “If we move in the direction,... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Senator Trolls Trump With Bill Requiring Presidential Nominees To Release Tax Returnsof privacy. The senator from Oregon has been a vocal critic of government surve
Senator Trolls Trump With Bill Requiring Presidential Nominees To Release Tax Returns
The Huffington Post / Posted 2 hours ago
of privacy. The senator from Oregon has been a vocal critic of government surveillance programs, such as those revealed by National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden. He noted that nominees seeking confirmation before the Senate Finance... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Scores of Protesters Jailed Unjustlywithout factual evidence that was considered by the court, from the notes of in
Scores of Protesters Jailed Unjustly
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 hours ago
without factual evidence that was considered by the court, from the notes of investigators of the Interior Ministry's National Security Agency. The notes claimed that protesters terrorized citizens and were part of a larger plot to undermine... Read more
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PhysOrg
How to stop your phone from being hackedhave a very hard time proving that you were not guilty. And it is not just hack
How to stop your phone from being hacked
PhysOrg / Posted 6 hours ago
have a very hard time proving that you were not guilty. And it is not just hackers you need to worry about, even the US National Security Agency and the UK's GCHQ have secretly used innocent people's devices to cover their malicious... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
What's driving Silicon Valley to become 'radicalised'hundreds. "This is a Silicon Valley delusion that the government wants to outl
What's driving Silicon Valley to become 'radicalised'
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 13 hours ago
hundreds. "This is a Silicon Valley delusion that the government wants to outlaw encryption," Stewart A. Baker, a former National Security Agency general counsel, said in an interview. "I grant that there is a radicalized subculture of engineers... Read more
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Business Insider
How the US military is beating hackers at their own gameof its Cyber Command after the unit was established in 2010. Also home to a 60
How the US military is beating hackers at their own game
Business Insider / Posted 15 hours ago
of its Cyber Command after the unit was established in 2010. Also home to a 604,000 square foot operations center for the National Security Agency, Gordon is where cyber warriors are taught their craft at what the Army calls its Cyber Center of... Read more
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The Hill
House to offer bill on government hacking powersa new security program as it fights to rebuild its reputation in the wake of th
House to offer bill on government hacking powers
The Hill / Posted 18 hours ago
a new security program as it fights to rebuild its reputation in the wake of the Bangladesh Bank heist. (Reuters) The National Security Agency "usually gets what [it's] after" when it chooses to keep a zero-day secret, NSA Deputy Director Rick... Read more
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The Hill
Senate panel advances spy policy bill, after House approves its own versionpolicy bill details priorities for the nation’s 16 federal intelligence agencie
Senate panel advances spy policy bill, after House approves its own version
The Hill / Posted 19 hours ago
policy bill details priorities for the nation’s 16 federal intelligence agencies, including the CIA, FBI and National Security Agency. “The bill also strengthens the committee’s ability to conduct vigorous oversight over the... Read more
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Business Wire
WWT and Klas Telecom Deliver Mobile CSfC Solution in Response to NCIA Innovation Challengeto the NATO Communication and Information Agency (NCIA) Innovation Challenge. T
WWT and Klas Telecom Deliver Mobile CSfC Solution in Response to NCIA Innovation Challenge
Business Wire / Posted 20 hours ago
to the NATO Communication and Information Agency (NCIA) Innovation Challenge. The solution, which aligns directly with the National Security Agency (NSA) Commercial Solutions for Classified (CSfC) program, provides the ability to securely... Read more
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The Hill
Wyden government hacking bill gets House companiona new security program as it fights to rebuild its reputation in the wake of th
Wyden government hacking bill gets House companion
The Hill / Posted 20 hours ago
a new security program as it fights to rebuild its reputation in the wake of the Bangladesh Bank heist. (Reuters) The National Security Agency “usually gets what [it’s] after” when it chooses to keep a zero-day secret, NSA Deputy Director Rick... Read more
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The Hill
House passes policy bill for intelligence agenciesthe Central Intelligence Agency, Office of the Director of National Intelligenc
House passes policy bill for intelligence agencies
The Hill / Posted 23 hours ago
the Central Intelligence Agency, Office of the Director of National Intelligence, Federal Bureau of Investigation and National Security Agency, as well as programs housed within the Departments of Defense, State, Treasury, Energy, Justice and... Read more
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Raw Story
How to stop your phone from being hackedhave a very hard time proving that you were not guilty. And it is not just hack
How to stop your phone from being hacked
Raw Story / Posted yesterday
have a very hard time proving that you were not guilty. And it is not just hackers you need to worry about, even the US National Security Agency and the UK’s GCHQ have secretly used innocent people’s devices to cover their malicious... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Gbarnga Security Hub Expands Communications Networkthe Bureau of Corrections and Rehabilitation, the Executive Protection Services
Gbarnga Security Hub Expands Communications Network
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
the Bureau of Corrections and Rehabilitation, the Executive Protection Services, the Drug Enforcement Agency and the National Security Agency. The projectinitially started in 2012 and estimated at US$858,513.24with equipment and fees funded... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Senator Sherman Under Siege - Liberia's Ruli Ngparty Obstructs Justicethe individuals were. The report also alleges that President Sirleaf's son, Fo
Senator Sherman Under Siege - Liberia's Ruli Ngparty Obstructs Justice
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
the individuals were. The report also alleges that President Sirleaf's son, Fombah Sirleaf, who is director of Liberia's National Security Agency also benefited with "a $7,598 hunting trip to South Africa paid for by Sable." Others mentioned in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
U.S., GOL Take Stringent Security Measuresto the President, Dr. H. Boima Fahnbulleh Jr., attended the launching which was
U.S., GOL Take Stringent Security Measures
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
to the President, Dr. H. Boima Fahnbulleh Jr., attended the launching which was also attended by security chiefs from the National Security Agency (NSA), Liberia National Police (LNP), Liberia National Fire Service, Executive Protective Service... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Cyber unit still in plans at air baseUniversity of Arkansas at Little Rock and the University of Arkansas at Fayette
Cyber unit still in plans at air base
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
University of Arkansas at Little Rock and the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville, both of which are accredited by the National Security Agency as centers of academic excellence in information assurance. The Guard would benefit from the... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Here’s How The U.S. Government Treats Whistleblowersof retaliating against a major surveillance whistleblower, Thomas Drake, in an
Here’s How The U.S. Government Treats Whistleblowers
Zero Hedge / Posted yesterday
of retaliating against a major surveillance whistleblower, Thomas Drake, in an episode that helps explain Snowden’s 2013 National Security Agency disclosures. Not only did Pentagon officials provide Drake’s name to criminal investigators, Crane... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Edward Snowden's data dump: Where's the beef?Intercept has set aside a special section for its signals intelligence director
Edward Snowden's data dump: Where's the beef?
Op-Ed News / Posted yesterday
Intercept has set aside a special section for its signals intelligence directorate newsletter releases, known in the National Security Agency (NSA) as SIDtoday. By scrolling down the page, one can find a download button to download all 166... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
Where The 2016 Candidates Stand On Cybersecurity And Civil Libertiesmail "metadata"—that is, not conversations themselves but records of who contac
Where The 2016 Candidates Stand On Cybersecurity And Civil Liberties
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 2 days ago
mail "metadata"—that is, not conversations themselves but records of who contacted whom—has been in the news since former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden first leaked classified information on the subject roughly three years... Read more
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Raw Story
Edward Snowden urges ‘iron-clad protection’ for whistleblowerscame to light. In an interview with the Guardian, Snowden responded to former s
Edward Snowden urges ‘iron-clad protection’ for whistleblowers
Raw Story / Posted 2 days ago
came to light. In an interview with the Guardian, Snowden responded to former senior Pentagon investigator John Crane’s revelation on how the National Security Agency (NSA) turned against the source when sensitive information about the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Glitch in Liberia's Bribe Money Trail - Sherman Files Motion to Stop Access to Accountsmost of those named in the report have appeared before the Task Force, includin
Glitch in Liberia's Bribe Money Trail - Sherman Files Motion to Stop Access to Accounts
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
most of those named in the report have appeared before the Task Force, including Mr. Fombah Sirleaf, head of the National Security Agency(NSA) and son of President Sirleaf; Mr. Willie Belleh, Chairman of Public Procurement and Concessions... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Future of national security whistleblowing at stake in US inquiryunit of the Pentagon inspector general, which has oversight responsibility for
Future of national security whistleblowing at stake in US inquiry
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 2 days ago
unit of the Pentagon inspector general, which has oversight responsibility for defense department components such as the National Security Agency. His story, told at length in Mark Hertsgaard’s powerful new book Bravehearts: Whistle-Blowing in... Read more
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The Hill
Cyber Command in the spotlightU.S. military's cyber unit is currently under the authority of the Strategic Co
Cyber Command in the spotlight
The Hill / Posted 2 days ago
U.S. military's cyber unit is currently under the authority of the Strategic Command and shares a commander with the National Security Agency. But the head of the unit, Adm. Michael Rogers, has pushed for it to be elevated to its own full... Read more
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iol.co.za
Snowden calls for whistleblower shieldMoscow - The United States need a re-examination of national system of whistleb
Snowden calls for whistleblower shield
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
Moscow - The United States need a re-examination of national system of whistleblower protections, former National Security Agency (NSA) contractor Edward Snowden said. “We need iron-clad, enforceable protections for whistleblowers, and we need a... Read more
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The Register
Snowden: NBN leaker raids a 'misuse' of Australian Federal PoliceNational Security Agency (NSA) leaker Edward Snowden has opined that last week'
Snowden: NBN leaker raids a 'misuse' of Australian Federal Police
The Register / Posted 2 days ago
National Security Agency (NSA) leaker Edward Snowden has opined that last week's National Broadband Network (NBN) raids in Australia last week are a misuse of the Australian Federal Police (AFP) power. Snowden appeared via satellite link in the... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Lawmakers push to make U.S. Cyber Command a top military commandbranches to raise a force of 6,000 troops, civilians and contractors to carry o
Lawmakers push to make U.S. Cyber Command a top military command
Baltimore Sun / Posted 2 days ago
branches to raise a force of 6,000 troops, civilians and contractors to carry out missions. It works closely with the National Security Agency — both are headed by Adm. Michael S. Rogers — to help keep other nations' hackers out of military... Read more
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International Business Times
Edward Snowden demands 'iron-clad' whistleblower protections after ex-prober accuses Pentagon of 'dirty tricks' assistant inspector general at the Pentagon, accused officials of retaliating a
Edward Snowden demands 'iron-clad' whistleblower protections after ex-prober accuses Pentagon of 'dirty tricks'
International Business Times / Posted 2 days ago
assistant inspector general at the Pentagon, accused officials of retaliating against a former senior executive of the US National Security Agency, Thomas Drake. Drake contacted Crane's office in 2002 with concerns about a government mass... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
How the Pentagon punished NSA whistleblowers | Mark HertsgaardBy now, almost everyone knows what Edward Snowden did. He leaked top-secret doc
How the Pentagon punished NSA whistleblowers | Mark Hertsgaard
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 3 days ago
By now, almost everyone knows what Edward Snowden did. He leaked top-secret documents revealing that the National Security Agency was spying on hundreds of millions of people across the world, collecting the phone calls and emails of virtually... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Snowden calls for whistleblower shield after claims by new Pentagon sourceof retaliating against a major surveillance whistleblower, Thomas Drake, in an
Snowden calls for whistleblower shield after claims by new Pentagon source
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 3 days ago
of retaliating against a major surveillance whistleblower, Thomas Drake, in an episode that helps explain Snowden’s 2013 National Security Agency disclosures. Not only did Pentagon officials provide Drake’s name to criminal investigators, Crane... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Several Appear Before Task ForceTask Force, those who appeared before the panel included former Senate Pro-Temp
Several Appear Before Task Force
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Task Force, those who appeared before the panel included former Senate Pro-Tempore Cletus Wortorson; Director of the National Security Agency (NSA), Fombah Sirleaf; and Willie Belleh Jr., Chairman of the Public Procurement Concession... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Unity Party On Edgein Global Witness report of 2016 for taking bribes in the tone of US$950,00. O
Unity Party On Edge
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
in Global Witness report of 2016 for taking bribes in the tone of US$950,00. Others are Fombah Sirleaf, director of the National Security Agency (NSA), one of the controversial sons of the Liberian leader, Ernest C.B. Jones, Deputy Minister,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UP's 'Viruses'Democratic Party, was a member of the UP during the alleged $950,000 bribery tr
UP's 'Viruses'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Democratic Party, was a member of the UP during the alleged $950,000 bribery transaction. Fombah Sirleaf, Director of the National Security Agency (NSA), and Ernest C.B. Jones, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Lands, Mines and Energy are also... Read more
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dna
See Pic: Deepika Padukone's parting gift for 'xXx' director is traditionally cute!he wrote in the caption. In xXx: The Return of Xander Cage Diesel will be seen
See Pic: Deepika Padukone's parting gift for 'xXx' director is traditionally cute!
dna / Posted 4 days ago
he wrote in the caption. In xXx: The Return of Xander Cage Diesel will be seen reappearing as Cage, who returns to the National Security Agency after an eight-year absence. The film also stars Nina Dobrev, Samuel L Jackson, Ruby Rose, Jet Li... Read more
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KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix
10 Key Findings From The Civil Contempt Ruling Against Sheriff Joe Arpaioto turn the drives over to U.S. Marshals. The sheriff’s office also initially
10 Key Findings From The Civil Contempt Ruling Against Sheriff Joe Arpaio
KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix / Posted 4 days ago
to turn the drives over to U.S. Marshals. The sheriff’s office also initially failed to turn over a report from two former National Security Agency computer specialists, Thomas Drake and Kirk Wiebe, who the sheriff’s office asked to evaluate... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
German court accepts footage from single dashcam to convict driverera. Revelations by former U.S. intelligence contractor Edward Snowden about w
German court accepts footage from single dashcam to convict driver
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 days ago
era. Revelations by former U.S. intelligence contractor Edward Snowden about wide-ranging espionage in Germany by the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) caused public outrage when they first surfaced three years ago. "After the court decision,... Read more
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Cape Coral Daily Breeze
Island preservationist Buchanan diesthe U.S. government for 33 years. His position at retirement in 1993 was "Assis
Island preservationist Buchanan dies
Cape Coral Daily Breeze / Posted 5 days ago
the U.S. government for 33 years. His position at retirement in 1993 was "Assistant General Counsel for Intelligence Law," National Security Agency and he was awarded the Special Action Intelligence Award in 1968 plus the National Intelligence... Read more
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The Pine Island Eagle
Island preservationist Buchanan diesthe U.S. government for 33 years. His position at retirement in 1993 was "Assis
Island preservationist Buchanan dies
The Pine Island Eagle / Posted 5 days ago
the U.S. government for 33 years. His position at retirement in 1993 was "Assistant General Counsel for Intelligence Law," National Security Agency and he was awarded the Special Action Intelligence Award in 1968 plus the National Intelligence... Read more
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The Hill
House, Senate at odds on new authority for cyber war unitto have widespread support from lawmakers who were also skeptical that the unit
House, Senate at odds on new authority for cyber war unit
The Hill / Posted 5 days ago
to have widespread support from lawmakers who were also skeptical that the unit should remain under the roof of the National Security Agency (NSA), where it currently shares a commander with the spy agency. The White House, however, opposes... Read more
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Zero Hedge
NSA Participated In the Worst Abuses of the Iraq Warcontrol, and diplomatic manipulation. They’re about power. Too bad the Iraq Wa
NSA Participated In the Worst Abuses of the Iraq War
Zero Hedge / Posted 5 days ago
control, and diplomatic manipulation. They’re about power. Too bad the Iraq War was a total fiasco … Personnel from the National Security Agency worked alongside the military, CIA, and other agencies on interrogations at Guantánamo in the early... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Tidewater college gets cyber defense designationThursday the college had received special designation from the National Center
Tidewater college gets cyber defense designation
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 5 days ago
Thursday the college had received special designation from the National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense, the National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security. McAuliffe has been a vocal proponent of focusing state... Read more
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Northern Star
Midnight Special has right balance of story and effectsthe US government as well and they are equally insistent on getting to the bott
Midnight Special has right balance of story and effects
Northern Star / Posted 5 days ago
the US government as well and they are equally insistent on getting to the bottom of this mystery with Paul Sevier of the National Security Agency leading the Federal pursuit with his own questions. These rival hunts force father and son into a... Read more
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The Hill
House defense bill would elevate Cyber Command(ISIS). It also had widespread support from lawmakers who were skeptical that t
House defense bill would elevate Cyber Command
The Hill / Posted 5 days ago
(ISIS). It also had widespread support from lawmakers who were skeptical that the unit should remain under the roof of the National Security Agency (NSA), where it currently shares a commander with the spy agency. The White House, however, has... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
TCC cybersecurity program receives national security designationlatest Virginia school to be named a National Center of Academic Excellence in
TCC cybersecurity program receives national security designation
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 5 days ago
latest Virginia school to be named a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense (CAE2Y) by the United States National Security Agency (NSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). TCC is only the third Virginia community... Read more
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ORF Wien
IZD Tower nun in asiatischer Handeineinhalb Jahren geriet der Wolkenkratzer in die Schlagzeilen, da auf dem Dach
IZD Tower nun in asiatischer Hand
ORF Wien / Posted 6 days ago
eineinhalb Jahren geriet der Wolkenkratzer in die Schlagzeilen, da auf dem Dach ein Lauschposten des US-Geheimdienstes NSA (National Security Agency) stationiert sein soll, um die nahegelegene UNO-City zu observieren, wie aus Dokumenten des... Read more
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International Business Times
Disclosed NSA files leaked by Edward Snowden reveal probe into Putin's suspected links with crime In the early 2000s, intelligence experts at the US National Security Agency (NS
Disclosed NSA files leaked by Edward Snowden reveal probe into Putin's suspected links with crime
International Business Times / Posted 6 days ago
In the early 2000s, intelligence experts at the US National Security Agency (NSA) successfully intercepted calls from the phone of a Russian crime boss in order to probe suspected links with Vladimir Putin, it has been revealed. The news emerged... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Give Global Witness Bribery Task Force Benefit of Doubtthe payments were made. THE REPORT ALSO alleges that President Sirleaf's son,
Give Global Witness Bribery Task Force Benefit of Doubt
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
the payments were made. THE REPORT ALSO alleges that President Sirleaf's son, Fombah Sirleaf, who is director of Liberia's National Security Agency also benefited with "a $7,598 hunting trip to South Africa paid for by Sable." OTHERS MENTIONED in... Read more
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The Columbian
UCSD gets $40M to study origins of the universein the same subject when he was 23. Simons went on to teach at MIT and Harvard,
UCSD gets $40M to study origins of the universe
The Columbian / Posted 6 days ago
in the same subject when he was 23. Simons went on to teach at MIT and Harvard, and he served as a code breaker for the National Security Agency. In 1976, he was awarded the Oswald Veblen Prize for his contributions to geometry and... Read more
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The Hill
House defense bill elevates cyber force, defying White House(ISIS). It also had widespread support from lawmakers who were skeptical that
House defense bill elevates cyber force, defying White House
The Hill / Posted 6 days ago
(ISIS). It also had widespread support from lawmakers who were skeptical that the unit should remain under the roof of the National Security Agency (NSA), where it currently shares a commander with the spy agency. The White House, however, has... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
‘Risk’ Cannes Review: Laura Poitras Takes Intimate Look at WikiLeaks’ Julian Assangein 2006, and also included “The Oath” four years later. But along the way, Poi
‘Risk’ Cannes Review: Laura Poitras Takes Intimate Look at WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange
Houston Chronicle / Posted 6 days ago
in 2006, and also included “The Oath” four years later. But along the way, Poitras got sidetracked: Her contact with National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden, which took place while she was making “Risk,” sent her on a detour... Read more
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Darien News-Review
‘Risk’ Cannes Review: Laura Poitras Takes Intimate Look at WikiLeaks’ Julian Assangein 2006, and also included “The Oath” four years later. But along the way, Poi
‘Risk’ Cannes Review: Laura Poitras Takes Intimate Look at WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange
Darien News-Review / Posted 6 days ago
in 2006, and also included “The Oath” four years later. But along the way, Poitras got sidetracked: Her contact with National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden, which took place while she was making “Risk,” sent her on a detour... Read more
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