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Online Security Hits a Tipping Point

Former NSA employee Edward Snowden came forward with information revealing that the National Security Agency was spying on US citizens via data collection from companies such as Verizon and many other tech companies. Protests erupted as more information about the surveillance program came to light. FISA, the secret court that presides over NSA cases, ruled that the agency overstepped its authorization many times in August.

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