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What others say: Keep feds out of Alaskans' private data

...snoop into the files of ordinary Americans.CISA allows companies to share records with federal groups like the National Security Agency. That agency in turn provides reports to the companies that explain where they are vulnerable to hacking.If...
Op-ed: Defending against our defenders

...surveillance, they respond that we have to trust them not to misuse the ill-gotten information. In the case of the National Security Agency sweeps, it turns out that a few operatives were using the covert intelligence to check on the love lives of...
USA Freedom Act should make you shake your head

...wiretaps, "lone wolf" surveillance authority, secret courts and other mass-spying tools granted to the National Security Agency under the Patriot Act, various executive orders and other legislation issued as far back as the 1970s.Yet...
Op-ed: What's wrong? Who decides?

...Washington has nibbled on the edges of the problem, making it a tiny bit more time-consuming for the shadowy National Security Agency to worm into nearly every facet of our once-personal lives. Now, if they even follow the law - which is a...
Surveillance powers lapse with no deal in Senate

WASHINGTON (AP) - The National Security Agency lost its authority at midnight to collect Americans' phone records in bulk, after GOP Sen. Rand Paul stood in the way of extending...
Op-ed: The anti-NSA bumper sticker

If the National Security Agency's bulk-data program expires, the coroner should conclude that it was "Death by Bumper Sticker."Rarely has a controversial...
What others say: Congress must enact safeguards to protect privacy

...Congress was on the verge of doing away with the most troubling invasion of privacy revealed by Edward Snowden: the National Security Agency's indiscriminate collection of the telephone records of millions of Americans. But then opponents cited the...
Bob Franken: The good cyber news, the bad cycber news

...potentially track our every move and conversation. We can thank Edward Snowden's release of highly classified National Security Agency records for that startling bit of knowledge. But it's not just the spies fighting the international bad guys...
Bob Franken: Hillary and the NSA

...appeals and then grudgingly turn over the hardware.Again, my synapses were arcing, and the sparks spread to the National Security Agency. None of the mundane sleepless worries about personal or financial matters for me. I was into more exotic delirium...
What others say: USA Freedom Act a testimony to informed public debate

A little more than a year after former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden revealed that the federal government was collecting and storing the telephone records of millions of...


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