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Surveillance Revelations Spark Lackluster Public Discord

In all the noise and shouting over the NSA data gathering, the unspoken assumption is that the public must be outraged. But in fact, much of the public seems indifferent, and the political fallout may be less predictable than it seems.
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Experts Doubt NSA Leaker's Claim About Wiretaps

Edward Snowden has said he had the authority to "wiretap anyone." National security experts say that's not plausible. Meanwhile, Snowden remains out of sight. But there are reports that authorities believe he's still in Hong Kong.
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Privacy In Retreat, A Timeline

The erosion of privacy is often pegged to post-Sept. 11 changes in federal law, but some of the most significant moments in our evolution to a less private world have come in the commercial realm.
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What Did Congress Really Know About NSA Tracking?

The White House maintains it had sufficiently briefed Congress on the Internet and phone data monitoring programs leaked last week, but many lawmakers vehemently disagree.
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What's Next For NSA Leaker Edward Snowden?

Melissa Block talks to Washington attorney David Laufman, who prosecuted national security cases during the George W. Bush administration. He talks about the complications of prosecuting a case that involves extradition requests and classified materials.

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