FBI collected details of 'Going Dark' surveillance woes

FBI collected details of 'Going Dark' surveillance woes

news.cnet.com
Internal Homeland Security report says agents had problems extracting customer data from companies including Comcast, MetroPCS, and T-Mobile. In an odd twist, Homeland Security demanded the report's return after it released it publicly. [Read more]...
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Federal judge tells FBI to do more to comply with open government laws when disclosing what backdoors it wants Internet companies to create for government surveillance. [Read more]...
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www.electronista.com
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torrentfreak.com
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arstechnica.com
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Feds arrest Ceglia for trying to defraud Facebook, Zuckerberg

www.computerworld.com
The FBI has arrested Paul Ceglia for attempting to defraud Facebook and its co-founder Mark Zuckerberg in a scheme to grab a large stake in the company and billions of dollars....
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