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    Fed agencies telling websites to hand over user passwords

    Wow.. First we had the NSA collecting everyone's phone data. Then it morphed into them also tracking all your texts, emails etc.. Now they are getting to where they are telling companies to hand over users passwords..
    When will these intrusions into privacy stop!

    http://www.ubergizmo.com/2013/07/fed...ser-passwords/

    http://news.cnet.com/8301-13578_3-57...unt-passwords/

    http://www.newsmax.com/US/government...7/26/id/517276

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    " Tech companies appear to understand that by keeping the whole process of cooperation supersecret, they have jeopardized their reputations, and possibly violated the law. After the first stories about the NSA’s “Prism” Internet surveillance program came out in The Guardian and The Washington Post in June, identifying some of the most recognizable names in American corporate culture—Apple, Microsoft, Google, Facebook, Yahoo, and AOL, among others—as having negotiated arrangements with government surveillance agencies, executives at some of these tech companies expressed surprise at the extent of the program. But on July 18, these same companies—among many others, including Reddit, Twitter, and Tumblr—sent a letter to President Obama and senior intelligence and oversight officials in the executive branch and Congress asking permission to make public the number of government requests for information about their users, as well as the number of individuals, accounts, or devices for which information is requested."

    http://sofrep.com/23861/silicon-vall...0THFw.facebook

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