Was China An Excuse For GOOG + NSA Collaboration?

Was China An Excuse For GOOG + NSA Collaboration? (via Silicon Valley Watcher) Take a look at this: – Google has too much information on US citizens. – The National Security Agency (NSA) has a history of illegally spying on US citizens. Yet Google is negotiating with the NSA to help it repel attacks by […]

McCain: Cybersecurity Bill Ineffective Without NSA Monitoring the Net

By Kim Zetter | Wired.com After three years of haggling to produce bipartisan cybersecurity legislation that addresses the security of the nation’s critical infrastructure systems, the Senate finally got a bill this week that seemed destined to actually pass. That is, until a hearing on Thursday to discuss the bill in which Sen. John McCain […]

Appeals court OKs law giving telecom companies immunity for government’s surveillance program

ShareThis Appeals court OKs law giving telecom companies immunity for government’s surveillance program 29 Dec 2011 A federal appeals court on Thursday said a 2008 law that granted telecommunications companies legal immunity for helping the National Security Agency with an email and telephone eavesdropping program is constitutional. A unanimous three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. […]

Court upholds spying law, revives suits over NSA ‘dragnet’

ShareThis Court upholds spying law, revives suits over NSA ‘dragnet’ 29 Dec 2011 The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled today the federal government can be sued for the National Security Agency’s warrantless “dragnet” of Americans’ telephone conversations and e-mails. But in a separate opinion, another three-judge panel of the San Francisco-based court upheld […]