Vodafone reveals shocking scale of government snooping

/ Jun 6, 2014

Vodafone reveals shocking scale of government snooping

Vodafone, one of the world's largest cellphone companies, revealed the scope of government snooping into phone networks Friday, saying authorities in some countries are able to directly access an operator's network without seeking permission. The company outlined the details in a report that is described ...

DuckDuckGo chief spills on search engine wars

Jul 28, 2013

DuckDuckGo chief spills on search engine wars

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AltaVista, one of the leading search engines of the 1990s, has died. It was 18 years old. It had languished for years before its owner, Yahoo, finally pulled the plug. Silicon Valley is littered with the graves of firms that tried and failed to gain ...

| Jul 18, 2013

Germans direct NSA ire at Merkel

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel grew up in a society where the government kept a Big Brother eye on its citizens. Now, critics say, she has assented to similar practices — this time coming from the U.S., not East Germany's fearsome secret police. Revelations about U.S. ...