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How The FBI's Desire To Wiretap Every New Technology Makes Us Less Safe

www.techdirt.com
Here they go again. Every year or so we end up writing about the FBI's desire for better wiretapping capabilities for new technologies, such as Skype. Basically, the FBI argues that because "bad guys" might use those tools to communicate in secret, they need backdoors to make sure that they...
How The FBI's Desire To Wiretap Every New Technology Makes Us Less Safe

FBI Pursuing Real-Time Gmail Spying Powers as "Top Priority" for 2013

www.slate.com
Despite the pervasiveness of law enforcement surveillance of digital communication, the FBI still has a difficult time monitoring Gmail, Google Voice, and Dropbox in real time. But that may change soon, because the bureau says it has made gaining more powers to wiretap all forms of Internet conversation and cloud...
FBI Pursuing Real-Time Gmail Spying Powers as "Top Priority" for 2013

FBI forming “Communications Assistance Center” to help spy on Americans

venturebeat.com
Only weeks after requesting backdoor access to popular sites such as Facebook, Twitter, and Google+, the FBI is in the news again. Now the organization appears to be staffing the elite unit that will create the technologies to tap into Americans’ communications on social networks. CNet broke the story today,...
FBI forming “Communications Assistance Center” to help spy on Americans
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FBI reportedly pressing for backdoor access to Facebook, Google

www.engadget.com
Investigators at the FBI supposedly aren't happy that social networks like Facebook or Google+ don't have the same kind of facility for wiretaps that phones have had for decades. If claimed industry contacts for CNET are right, senior staff at the bureau have floated a proposed amendment to the...
FBI reportedly pressing for backdoor access to Facebook, Google
Security experts warn FBI wiretap bill would make apps less secure
FBI drafting proposal for more 'wiretap-friendly' web services, according to CNET
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