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US Intelligence Community Accessing Many Records

US secretly mining data from web giants: report (via AFP) US intelligence agencies are accessing the servers of nine Internet giants as part of a secret data mining program likely to fuel fresh debate about government surveillance, it was reported Thursday. The Washington Post reported that the National Security Agency (NSA) and the FBI had […]

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Six Facts Lost in IRS Scandal

Six Facts Lost in the IRS Scandal by Kim Barker and Justin Elliott, ProPublica In the furious fallout from the revelation that the IRS flagged applications from conservative nonprofits for extra review because of their political activity, some points about the big picture — and big donors — have fallen through the cracks. Consider this our Top […]