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Secret Text in Senate Bill Would Give FBI Warrantless Access to Email Records

The stealth change would expand the reach of the FBI’s already highly controversial national security letters.


London’s New Mayor, Sadiq Khan, Hailed in U.K. and Pakistan

Sadiq Khan, the son of Pakistani immigrants, was sworn in on Saturday at Southwark Cathedral, becoming the British capital's first Muslim mayor.


NSA and CIA Double Their Warrantless Searches on Americans in Two Years

The searches for terms “concerning a known U.S. person” were conducted on a massive NSA database ostensibly collected for foreign intelligence purposes.


WhatsApp, Used by 100 Million Brazilians, Was Shut Down Nationwide Today by a Single Judge

It is stunning to watch a single judge instantly shut down a key means of online communication for the world's fifth-largest country. But similar battles are inevitable.