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Ellen Nakashima / Washington Post:
Proliferation of new online communications services poses hurdles for law enforcement   —  Federal law enforcement and intelligence authorities say they are increasingly struggling to conduct court-ordered wiretaps on suspects because of a surge in chat services, instant messaging …
Jul 28, 2014, 10:35 AMIn context
Hayley Tsukayama / Washington Post:
As broader immigration reform stalls, Y Combinator lobbies for expanding O1A visas to founders accepted into incubators   —  With immigration reform off the agenda, some in tech turn to plan B  —  Maybe we can't reform the whole immigration system, but the startup world just wants this one thing.
Jul 27, 2014, 4:15 PMIn context
Abby Phillip / Washington Post:
Wikipedia blocks anonymous edits (and trolling) from a congressional IP address   —  A Wikipedia administrator has blocked anonymous edits from a congressional IP address for 10 days because of “disruptive” edits being made by someone located in the House of Representatives, a spokesman for the Wikimedia Foundation confirmed.
Jul 24, 2014, 4:35 PMIn context
Hayley Tsukayama / Washington Post:
Kindle Unlimited: worth it if you buy 12+ books/year and find the limited catalogue appealing   —  Is Kindle Unlimited worth it?  —  Some things to think about before you sign up for Amazon's latest service.  (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)  —  Amazon.com introduced a new subscription service, Kindle Unlimited, on Friday.
Jul 19, 2014, 10:40 PMIn context
John Napier Tye / Washington Post:
Meet Executive Order 12333: The Reagan rule that lets the NSA spy on Americans   —  In March I received a call from the White House counsel's office regarding a speech I had prepared for my boss at the State Department.  The speech was about the impact that the disclosure …
Jul 19, 2014, 6:30 AMIn context
Barton Gellman / Washington Post:
Washington Post writer responds to criticism of analysis of 160K conversations intercepted by the NSA, sheds light on data set, analysis methods   —  How 160,000 intercepted communications led to our latest NSA story  —  The Debrief An occasional series offering a reporter's insights
Jul 12, 2014, 1:55 AMIn context
Washington Post:
Passenger claims he was “kidnapped” by an Uber driver and taken on a “high-speed” chase   —  Man visiting D.C. says Uber driver took him on wild ride … Well, the tweet pretty much says it all.  —  On Tuesday, Ryan Simonetti, CEO of New York-based Convene, had an Uber ride he won't soon forget.
Jul 9, 2014, 9:15 PMIn context
Brian Fung / Washington Post:
The government has asked Verizon for customer data 149,000 times this year.  And it's only July.   —  Verizon's just published its second-ever transparency report, showing that in the first six months of 2014, the company received nearly 149,000 requests for customer data from the government.
Jul 8, 2014, 4:00 PMIn context
Andrea Peterson / Washington Post:
Chinese cyberspies have hacked Middle East experts at major U.S. think tanks   —  Middle East experts at major U.S. think tanks were hacked by Chinese cyberspies in recent weeks as events in Iraq began to escalate, according to a cybersecurity firm that works with the institutions.
Jul 8, 2014, 10:30 AMIn context
Washington Post:
In a cache of 160K conversations intercepted by NSA, 90% of those surveilled were not the intended targets   —  In NSA-intercepted data, those not targeted far outnumber the foreigners who are  —  Files provided by Snowden show the extent ordinary Web users are caught in the net
Jul 5, 2014, 9:05 PMIn context

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