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The Existence Of PRISM Is Hurting The U.S. Tech Industry

In early June, former NSA contractor Edward Snowden revealed the existence of PRISM. The leaked slides allege that the NSA has direct access to servers belonging to major tech companies like Google, Facebook and Microsoft. The companies denied that they gave direct access to the NSA, but many argued that the mere existence of PRISM would hurt the U.S. tech …

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70 Groups Send Open Letter To Congress Regarding SOPA/PIPA

SOPA and PIPA may have been shelved, but the groups involved with initial protest feel that the threat is far from over. Seventy groups, most of them involved with the blackout protests from a few weeks back, have sent an open letter to Congress asking them to hold back on any further legislation that would attempt to hurt the Internet …

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