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In a court filing, Edward Snowden says a report critical to an NSA lawsuit is authentic – TechCrunch

In a court filing, Edward Snowden says a report critical to an NSA lawsuit is authentic – TechCrunch An unexpected declaration by whistleblower Edward Snowden filed in court this week adds a new twist in a long-running lawsuit against the National Security Agency’s surveillance programs. The case, filed by the …

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Mozilla is matching all donations to the Tor Project – TechCrunch

Mozilla is matching all donations to the Tor Project – TechCrunch Firefox parent Mozilla is returning to back the Tor Project, its long-time ally, after it committed to matching all donations made to fund Tor, the open source initiative to improve online privacy which has just started its annual end of …

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Khashoggi’s fate shows the flip side of the surveillance state – TechCrunch

Khashoggi’s fate shows the flip side of the surveillance state – TechCrunch It’s been over five years since NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden lifted the lid on government mass surveillance programs, revealing, in unprecedented detail, quite how deep the rabbit hole goes thanks to the spread of commercial software and connectivity enabling …

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UK’s mass surveillance regime violated human rights law, finds ECHR – TechCrunch

UK’s mass surveillance regime violated human rights law, finds ECHR – TechCrunch The complaints in this case were lodged prior to the UK legislating for a new surveillance regime, the 2016 Investigatory Powers Act, so in coming to a judgement the Chamber was considering the oversight regime at the time …

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‘Five Eyes’ governments call on tech giants to build encryption backdoors — or else – TechCrunch

‘Five Eyes’ governments call on tech giants to build encryption backdoors — or else – TechCrunch A pact of five nation states dedicated to a global “collect it all” surveillance mission has issued a memo calling on their governments to demand tech companies build backdoor access to their users’ encrypted …

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Facebook gets leave to appeal to Ireland’s Supreme Court after failing to block data transfer referral to CJEU – TechCrunch

Facebook gets leave to appeal to Ireland’s Supreme Court after failing to block data transfer referral to CJEU – TechCrunch Facebook has been given the go ahead to appeal to Ireland’s Supreme Court against an earlier High Court decision to refer key questions relating to the validity of EU-US data …

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AT&T collaborates on NSA spying through a web of secretive buildings in the U.S. – TechCrunch

AT&T collaborates on NSA spying through a web of secretive buildings in the U.S. – TechCrunch A new report from the Intercept sheds light on the NSA’s close relationship with communications provider AT&T. The Intercept identified eight facilities across the U.S. that function as hubs for AT&T’s efforts to collaborate …

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After twenty years of Salesforce, what Marc Benioff got right and wrong about the cloud – TechCrunch

After twenty years of Salesforce, what Marc Benioff got right and wrong about the cloud – TechCrunch As we enter the 20th year of Salesforce, there’s an interesting opportunity to reflect back on the change that Marc Benioff created with the software-as-a-service (SaaS) model for enterprise software with his launch …

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Diversity and inclusion, data privacy and security ops will be on everyone’s mind at RSA – TechCrunch

Diversity and inclusion, data privacy and security ops will be on everyone’s mind at RSA – TechCrunch Monzy Merza is the chief security evangelist at Splunk. More posts by this contributor The four cybersecurity terms everyone is talking about at Black Hat This week, 50,000 security professionals will descend upon …

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Privacy Shield now facing questions via legal challenge to Facebook data flows – TechCrunch

Privacy Shield now facing questions via legal challenge to Facebook data flows – TechCrunch The Irish High Court has referred for a second time a legal challenge to Facebook’s EU-US data transfers to Europe’s top court, seeking a preliminary ruling on a series of fundamental questions pertaining to the clash …

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