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Cheating Wife Reportedly Busted While Sexting At A Baseball Game "Your wife is cheating on you. Look at the messages under Nancy.". Jul 26 2015. Huffington Post. Ed Mazza.

Tech and Media Companies Back Microsoft in Privacy Case Dec 15 2014. New York Times. Nick Wingfield.

XRay: A New Tool for Tracking the Use of Personal Data on the Web Aug 18 2014. New York Times. Steve Lohr.

Inside Citizen Lab, the "Hacker Hothouse" protecting you from Big Brother Jul 30 2014. Arstechnica. Joshua Kopstein.

Apple May Be Spying On You Through Your iPhone Jul 25 2014. Reuters.

Use or Look at Online Privacy Tools? NSA Labels You an `Extremist' Jul 3 2014. Daily Beast.

US Supreme Court: Duh, obviously cops need a warrant to search mobes Laws written before world + dog stored whole life on phones. Jun 25 2014. The Register. Brid-Aine Parnell.

27 Data-Slurping Facts BuzzFeed Doesn't Want You To Know! 'Fun' quizzes drill down into your MENTAL HEALTH PROBLEMS. Jun 25 2014. The Register. Jasper Hamill.

The quantum cryptography arms race has begun When it does, encryption won't be the same again. Jun 24 2014. InfoWorld. Roger Grimes.

EXPOSED: Massive mobile malware network used by cops globally Police can deploy surveillance software that'll make hackers green with eny. Jun 24 2014. The Register. Ian Thomson.

To Stop Dragnet Surveillance, Make It Cost $10,000 Per Person, Per Day Jun 10 2014. Motherboard.

Canada's Spy Agencies Don't Care About Your Retweets Jun 9 2014. Motherboard. Ben Makuch.

Why @CIA's First Tweet Wasn't Funny Jun 7 2014. Motherboard. Jordan Pearson.

Some Governments Have 'Permanent Access' To Telecom Networks Jun 6 2014. Huffington Post. Danica Kirka, Associated Press.

The NSA Probably Really, Really Wants a Quantum Computer How long until the security agency gets one?. Jun 4 2014. The Atlantic. Adrienne LaFrance.

Court Rules We Should Have A Say In What Comes Up When We're Googled May 13 2014. Huffington Post. Toby Sterling, AP.

Call for Limits on Web Data of Customers May 1 2014. New York Times. David E.Sanger, Steve Lohr.

Bill S-4 Tories' Digital Privacy Act, An Attack On Digital Privacy: Critics Apr 14 2014. Huffington Post. Daniel Tencer.

Gmail Encryption Meant To Frustrate NSA Spying Activities Mar 21 2014. Huffington Post. AP.

Facebook's New 'DeepFace' Program Is Just As Creepy As It Sounds Mar 21 2014. Huffington Post. Dino Grandoni.

How bad is it? 1 in 3 can hunt you down at HOME - research The TRUTH about LEAKY, STALKING, SPYING smartphone applications. Jan 31 2014. The Register. John Leyden.

Snowden: Canadian spooks used free airport WiFi to track travellers Report says sniffing was probably illegal as local Spookhaus defends actios. Jan 31 2014. The Register. Simon Sharwood.

Cameron: UK public is fine with domestic spying Privacy? Meh. PM thinks the man on the street is past all that. Jan 30 2014. The Register. Shaun Nichols.

Bell's Tracking Of Customers Is 'Wrong,' Consumer Groups Say Jan 27 2014. Huffington Post. Sunny Freeman.

Obama Speech Acknowledges Changes Needed To Surveillance Edward Snowden Vindicated. Jan 17 2014. Huffington Post. Matt Sledge.

'The Americans Lied': Trans-Atlantic 'No-Spy' Deal on the Rocks Jan 15 2014. Spiegel International. Veit Medick and Annett Meiritz.

Canada says Google broke law by snooping health info to serve ads Targeting users based on their ailments violates privacy - who knew?. Jan 15 2014. The Register. Neil McAllister.

New York Times, Guardian Urge Obama To Help NSA Whistleblower Jan 2 2014. Huffington Post.

NSA Uses Windows Error Messages To Spy On People Dec 30 2013. Huffington Post.

Tesco's Facial Recognition Scanners Raise Privacy Concerns Nov 8 2013. Huffington Post.

NSA-friendly cyber-slurp law CISPA back on the table with new Senate bill Unsurprisingly with spooks' full support. Oct 22 2013. The Register. Iain Thomson.

Facebook strips away a bit more of your privacy - but won't say why You also agree to have your FACE displayed in ads ... bitch. Aug 30 2013. The Register. Kelly Fiveash.

NSA illegally collected thousands of emails, US admits Aug 22 2013. BBC. British Broadcasting Corporation.

Spying On Its Own: The NSA's Deep Bag Of Tricks Aug 17 2013. Planet Infowars.

Drone Entrepreneurs Wanting To Strike It Rich Watching Your Every Move Aug 15 2013. Huffington Post. Bianca Bosker.

Google: Gmail Users Can't Legitimately Expect Privacy Aug 13 2013. Huffington Post. Braden Goyette.

Trash Cans Track Consumers: Ad Firm Renew Told To Ditch Wi-Fi Garbage Bins Aug 12 2013. Huffington Post. Raphael Satter UP.

DEA Special Ops Div Covers Up Surveillance Used To Investigate Americans Aug 5 2013. Huffington Post. Reuters.

NSA tool collects 'nearly everything a user does on the internet' Jul 31 2013. The Guardian. Glen Greenwals.

Microsoft Tries To Outdo Google, Facebook Outrage Over PRISM "Your Privacy is Our Priority" Uh-huh, Uh-huh, Uh-huh. Jul 17 2013. Huffington Post. Dino Grandoni.

Using E-Mail Data to Connect the Dots of Your Life Jul 5 2013. New York Times. Brian X. Chen.

PRISM part of a much larger government surveillance program Jun 15 2013. Salon. AP.

U.S. Agencies Said to Swap Data With Thousands of Firms Jun 15 2013. Bloomberg. Michael Riley.

NSA snooping: Facebook reveals details of data requests Jun 14 2013. BBC News. British Broadcasting Corporation.

Mozilla, ACLU, others join fight against NSA domestic spying Congress, courts urged to take immediate action. Jun 12 2013. The Register. Neil McAllister.

NSA PRISM deepthroat VANISHES as pole-dance lover cries into keyboard Blogging bikini babe blubs about 'the ones I never got to bid adieu'. Jun 11 2013. The Register. Jasper Hamill.

Tech Companies Tread Lightly in Statements on U.S. Spying Who Us?. Jun 10 2013. New York Times. Andrew Ross Sorkin.

Obama defends broad phone, Internet spy programs Jun 8 2013. NewsDaily. ScienceDaily. Lara Jakes (AP).

NSA Prism: Why I'm boycotting US cloud tech - and you should too Jun 8 2013. The Register. Trevor Pott.

Amazon confirms CIA spook cloud contract Prepares to go to the mat with IBM in battle of old versus new. Jun 8 2013. The Register. Jack Clark.

Your Smartphone Works for the Surveillance State Jun 7 2013. Harvard Business Review. Harvard University. James Allworth.

Global netizens see worrying trend in US spying Jun 7 2013. NewsDaily. ScienceDaily. Jack Chang (AP).

Internet Shrugs Off NSA Data Mining People 'Numb To The Fact That They're Being Watched'. Jun 7 2013. Huffington Post. Bianca Bosker.

US spyboss: Yes, we ARE snooping on you, but think of the TERRORISTS What did you think those NSA guys were doing all day?. Jun 7 2013. The Register. Brid-Aine Parnell.

Forget phones, PRISM plan shows internet firms give NSA everything Microsoft, Google, Apple and Yahoo! and others open their legs servers. Jun 7 2013. The Register. Iain Thomson.

Tech Companies Concede to Surveillance Program Jun 7 2013. New York Times. Clair Cain Miller.

Administration Says Mining of Data Is Crucial to Fight Terror Jun 7 2013. New York Times. Eric Schmitt, David E. Sanger, Charlie Savage.

Internet giants deny granting government 'direct access' to servers Jun 6 2013. Reuters. Poornima Gupta and Gerry Shih.

Internet giants deny granting government 'direct access' to servers Jun 6 2013. Reuters. Poornima Gupta and Gerry Shih.

What if we thought more often about being tracked online? Man stalks himself to find out. May 13 2013. Sarah Kessler.

Meet the men who spy on women through their webcams The Remote Administration Tool is the revolver of the Internet's Wild West. Mar 10 2013. ARS Technica. Nate Anderson.

Spammers unleash DIY phone number slurping web tool Well it is Valentine's Day... How else are you going to get those digits?. Feb 14 2013. The Register. John Leyden.

Canadian Industry Groups Want to Legalize Spyware? Feb 12 2013. Freezenet. Drew Wilson.

City in Virginia Becomes First to Pass Anti-Drone Legislation Feb 6 2013. US News. Jason Koebler.

Snowden leaks: US and UK 'crack online encryption' Jan 6 2013. BBC News. British Broadcasting Corporation.

The US government has betrayed the internet. We need to take it back Jan 5 2013. The Guardian. Bruce Schneier.

Search Engine Finds Internet-Connected Devices Cameras, Traffic Lights, Medical Devices, Baby Monitors And Power Plants. Jan 4 2013. Forbes. Kashmire Hill.

Senate votes to continue FISA domestic spying through 2017 All proposed privacy amendments rejected. Dec 29 2012. The Register. Neil McAllister.

Parliament to unleash barrage of criticism on Snoopers' Charter Unseen spook Farr back again with plan to tap the UK net. Dec 10 2012. The Register. Duncan Cambell.

Losing in Court and to Laptop Thieves in Battle With NASA Over Private data Nov 28 2012. New York Times. Natasha Singer.

U.S. Is Tightening Web Privacy Rule to Shield Young Sep 27 2012. New York Times. Natasha Singer.

'People will give you their data if you don't do nobbish things with it!' Blinding insight from shrewd wonkateers. Sep 20 2012. The Register.

Congress report warns: drones will track faces from the sky I am the eye in the sky, looking at you. Sep 13 2012. The Register. Richard Chirgwin.

Judge: Twitter offers free speech, American style Just don't expect privacy, too. Jul 4 2012. The Register. Neil McAllister.

Twitter exposes Gov't requests for user data USA dominates league table. Jul 3 2012. The Register. Kelly Fiveash.

Top US Senator to Apple, Google: 'Curb your spy planes' 'Military-grade' surveillance can see through windows. Jun 19 2012. The Register. Rik Myslew.

You for Sale: Mapping, and Sharing, the Consumer Genome Jun 16 2012. New York Times. Natasha Singer.

`Barcode everyone at birth' May 22 2012. BBC Future. British Broadcasting Corporation. BBC.

Off-the-shelf forensics tool slurps iPhone data via iCloud Cops don't need your actual phone any more. May 17 2012. The Register. John Leden.

Visa and MasterCard warn of credit card data breach Rumors swirl over size of snafu. Mar 30 2012. The Register. Iaian Thomson.

Weeing Frenchman sues Google over Street View photo Peeing pic makes him a laughing stock in his village. Mar 2 2012. The Register. Brid-Aine Parnell.

iPhone photo-slurping loophole sparks app privacy fears Contact lists, pics, vids ... what else can devs grab?. Feb 29 2012. The Register. John Leyden.

Apple Loophole Gives Developers Access to Photos Feb 28 2012. New York Times. Nick Bilton.

White House, Consumers in Mind, Offers Online Privacy Guidelines Feb 23 2012. New York Times. Edward Wyatt.

Google must channel SOPA rage again - against your privacy Once more unto the breach, dear netizens. Jan 27 2012. The Register. Andrew Orlowski.

EU: Time running out for web companies on 'do not track' system Steely Neelie: Agree on it by June, or I'll force one on you. Jan 27 2012. The Register.

Google emails Virgin Media subscribers ... about privacy Infuriated customers want to know how the Goog got their addresses. Jan 26 2012. The Register. Brid-Aine Parnell.

EFF appeal win reopens NSA dragnet spying case San Francisco spying room will be investigated. Dec 30 2011. The Register. Iain Thomson.

Netflix set to make your video history public That Jenna Jameson phase will haunt you. Dec 8 2011. The Register. Natalie Apostolou.

How websites use your browser to sell you for cash We (reluctantly) tell you how to avoid being product. Nov 1 2011. The Register. Trevor Pot.

NSA whistleblower details intelligence cock-ups 'Government and companies routinely abuse data privacy'. Oct 19 2011. The Register. Iain Thomson.

Hundreds of websites share usernames sans permission Photobucket, Wall Street Journal, Home Depot take liberties with your perso. Oct 11 2011. The Register. Dan Goodin.

OnStar backs down over GPS tracking of ex-customers Slams brakes after consumer revolt. Sep 28 2011. The Register. Iain Thomson.

US lawmakers call for FTC probe of supercookies Hundreds of sites caught employee secret snoop tech. Sep 28 2011. The Register. Dan Goodin.

Internet of things: Should you worry if your jeans go smart? "Endless opportunities".... Sep 22 2011. BBC. British Broadcasting Corporation. Katia Moskvitch.

Sneaky tracking code (finally) purged from Microsoft sites 'Supercookies' eluded user privacy choices. Aug 22 2011. The Register. Dan Goodin.

Google's South Korean Offices Raided Over Data Collection May 3 2011. New York Times. Reuters.

No, iPhone location tracking isn't harmless and here's why Secret Apple database already being tapped by cops. Apr 22 2011. The Register. Dan Goodin.

Google location tracking can invade privacy, hackers say Unique IDs + router addresses = potential abuse. Apr 22 2011. The Register. Dan Goodin.

Google Says It Collects Location Data on Phones for Location Services Apr 22 2011. New York Times. Miguel Helft.

Hidden Tracking Files Found in iPhone, iPad Apr 21 2011. CNBC. Nick Bilton, New York Times.

Microsoft promises not-quite-as-much Street View Seriously?. Apr 12 2011. The Register. John Oates.

Actress meets feds investigating nude photo Gmail hack Leery hacking ring targets Hollywood celebs. Mar 18 2011. The Register. John Leyden.

New Jersey Nearly Sold Secret Data Mar 9 2011. New York Times. Richard Perez-Pena.

Man nabbed nude pics from women's email accounts 'Sextortion' run amok. Jan 14 2011. The Register. Dan Goodin.

Gamers raid medical server to host Call of Duty 230,000 patient records exposed. Jan 14 2011. The Register. Dan Goodin.

1986 Privacy Law Is Outrun by the Web Jan 9 2011. New York Times. Miguel Helft and Claire Cain Miller.

Computers That See You and Keep Watch Over You Jan 1 2011. New York Times. Steve Lohr.

Sheriff's Department database leak puts snitches at risk Blame it on the sys admin. Dec 14 2010. The Register. Dan Goodin.

McDonald's breach bares nuggets of customer data Oh burger. Dec 14 2010. The Register. John Leyden.

Easy Numbers for ID Theft, Tossed Around by the Military Dec 6 2010. New York Times. Matt Richtel.

Google charges feds $25 a head for user surveillance Microsoft charges zilch. Nov 18 2010. The Register. Cade Metz.

A regulatory nightmare: Facebook and its goal of a less private Web Nov 17 2010. Globe and Mail. Omar El Akkad and Jacquie McNish.

Exposed: leaked body scans published online Proves pervscan images can be saved. Nov 16 2010. The Register. Dan Goodin.

E.U. Says It Will Overhaul Privacy Regulations Nov 4 2010. The Register. Eric Pfanner.

Facebook pages very much public, even when set as private Privacy theater. Oct 25 2010. The Register. Dan Goodin.

Google ordered to pay out for automated defamation Search suggestion libels Frenchman. Sep 27 2010. The Register. John Oates.

Judge bashes warrantless cellphone tracking Tower data protected by Fourth Amendment. Aug 31 2010. The Register. Dan Goodin.

Disney sued for spying on kids with 'zombie cookies' Snooping with 'little available redress for users'. Aug 17 2010. The Register. Dan Goodin.

How an ancient printer can spill your most intimate secrets Needles and pins. Aug 10 2010. The Register. Dan Goodin.

Web attack knows where you live Visiting a booby-trapped website could direct attackers to a person's home. Aug 3 2010. BBC.

BlackBerry dispute widens control debate Aug 2 2010. Globe and Mail. Omar El Akkad.

For E-Data, Tug Grows Over Privacy vs. Security Aug 2 2010. New York Times. Miguel Helft.

'Suspicious' Android wallpaper app nabs user data Up to 4 million downloads. Jul 30 2010. The Register. John Leyden.

Data for 100m Facebook accounts published to BitTorrent Forever is a mighty long time. Jul 29 2010. The Register. Dan Goodin.

Lawsuit targets social website Claims Facebook sells users' personal info. Jul 3 2010. Winnipeg Free Press. Melissa Martin.

Facebook apps must now seek permission for user data What took so &#@!ing long?. Jun 30 2010. The Register. Dan Goodin.

Medical diagnoses for 130,000 people vanish into thin air 'Dear Patient'. Jun 30 2010. The Register. Dan Goodin.

Quit Facebook Day flops Breaking the habit ain't easy. Jun 1 2010. John Leyden. The Register. John Leyden.

Facebook gives users' names to advertisers Violates own privacy policy. May 21 2010. The Register. The Register.

Flaw lets hackers delete Facebook friends Bug haunts site from beyond grave. May 21 2010. Dan Goodin. The Register. The Register.

More Countries Question Google on Privacy May 20 2010. New York Times. Kevin J. O'Brien.

Google Street View whacked by German prosecutors, Czech data watchdog Wi-Fi slurping spycars scrutinised in Europe. May 19 2010. The Register. Kelly Fiveash.

Facebook founder called trusting users dumb f*cks Peace Prize for Mr. Zuckerberg?. May 14 2010. The Register. Andrew Orlowski.

Facebook Executive Answers Reader Questions May 11 2010. New York Times. New York Times.

Facebook Glitch Brings New Privacy Worries May 5 2010. New York Times. Jenna Wortham.

Shoppers Who Can't Have Secrets Life in "post-privacy society". Apr 30 2010. New York Times. Natasha Singer.

Facebook's Eroding Privacy Policy: A Timeline Electronic Frontier Foundation's analysis of Facebook privacy policy. Apr 28 2010. Electronic Frontier Foundation. Kurt Opsahl.

Workers scared to befriend bosses on Facebook Careless updates cost prospects. Apr 23 2010. The Register. John Leyden.

Lawyer: Laptops took thousands of images Students photographed in their homes. Apr 15 2010. John P. Martin.

Microsoft teams with Google in name of privacy Strange bedfellows back US law overhaul. Mar 30 2010. The Register. Gavin Clarke.

In Bid to Sway Sales, Cameras Track Shoppers Mar 19 2010. New York Times. Stephanie Rosenbloom.

Feds open school spycam probe MacBook snoop row. Feb 22 2010. The Register. John Oates.

US school comes out fighting over webcam spy claim Feb 19 2010. The Register. John Ozimek.

FBI calls for two year retention for ISP data Origin and destination if you please sir. Feb 8 2010. The Register. John Oates.

Study: US web users reject behavioural advertising Citizens unexpectedly renounce spying and subterfuge. Oct 1 2009. The Register.

Universities Spar Over Disappearing Electronic Messages Not fade away?. Sep 21 2009. New York Times. John Markoff.

Accused TJX hacker faces 15 to 20 The largest (known) identity theft caper in US history. Aug 28 2009. The Register. Austin Modine.

Boffins guess social security numbers via public data Ninty-percent sucess rate in locations such as Vermont. Jul 7 2009. The Register. Dan Goodin.

E-Mail Surveillance Renews Concerns in Congress Renewed scrutiny of NSA over domestic surveillance. Jun 17 2009. New York Times. James Risen and Eric Lichtblau.

Privacy May Be a Victim in Cyberdefense Plan Cyberwar. Jun 12 2009. New York Times. Thom Shanker and David E. Sanger.

Boffins sniff keystrokes with lasers, oscilloscopes Part-time hackers demo two inexpensive and novel ways to sniff keystrokes. Mar 19 2009. The Register. Dan Goodin.

10 Best Uses for RFID Tags Would you believe cacti, elephants, and surgical sponges?. Feb 23 2009. Wired. Wired Magazine. Mike Olson.

Mr. and Mrs. Boring lose Google Street View tilt Google take note: keep out of my driveway!. Feb 18 2009. The Register. Cade Metz.

US credit card payment house breached by sniffing malware Joins growing list of compromised credit card handlers. Jan 20 2009. The Register. Dan Goodin.

McCain campaign sells unwiped Blackberry for $20 Reporter's windfall includes hundreds of emails. Dec 14 2008. The Register. Dan Goodin.

Is filming someone in the street a breach of privacy? A tricky question. Dec 10 2008. The Register.

IT exec accused of $10m backup tape theft Black Marketing Personal Information. Dec 2 2008. The Register. Dan Goodin.

Bush orders NSA to snoop on US agencies A new use for Cray supercomputers - spying on U.S. citizens. Jan 27 2008. The Register. Ashlee Vance.

Sears sued for website that leaked customer purchases Hackers get what they want. Jan 7 2008. The Register. Dan Goodin.

Google Zooms In Too Close for Some Big Brother Google is watching you.... Jun 1 2007. New York Times. Miguel Helft.

Google wants to really get to know you I'm in a Google database and I can't get out!. May 24 2007. The Register. Lucy Sherriff.

StolenIDSearch Find out if your SSN is one of more than 2, 366,912 comporomised numbers. Feb 24 2007. TrustedID.

Google developing eavesdropping software Have you been Googled lately? Please speak into the microphone.. Sep 3 2006. The Register.

Florida laptop loss sparks ID theft fears Private goes public for 133,000 Florida residents. Aug 13 2006. The Register. John Leyden.

Electronic Frontier Foundation issues Google Desktop Warning Google rifles your desk, helps itself. Feb 11 2006. The Register. John Leyden.

Wiretapping, FISA, and the NSA US wiretapping law, FISA, & Presidential powers plus technology - privacy?. Jan 12 2006. The Register. Mark Rasch, SecurityFocus.

Marriott starts credit check service after losing data tapes Financial info on 206,000 lost.. Dec 29 2005. The Register. Ashlee Vance.

US moves forward on data privacy Senator Leahy co-sponser of bill to provide increased data security. Nov 27 2005. The Register.

Lost Credit Data Imporperly Kept, Company Admits Forty million credit card holders exposed to financial risk. Jun 20 2005. New York Times. Eric Dash.

Time Warner Says Data on Employees is Lost Backup tapes contained personal information on 600,000 people. May 3 2005. New York Times. Tom Zeller Jr..

Privacy "Dark Ages" force activist rethink The coming privacy wars.... Apr 3 2005. The Register. John Leyden.

ID theft is inescapable Read it and weep: nobody's safe, even if they're not online. Mar 23 2005. The Register. Thomas C. Greene.


The Paranoid's Guide to Facebook Facebook can be a very scary place.... Nov 16 2010. PC World. Logan Kugler.

Online ID theft, an employee IT security guide 10Mb download: guide, handout, slideshow, posters. Sep 22 2009. The Register.

Wired Safety Online abuse or harassment - help in stopping. Mar 27 2005.

WHO@ - Working to Halt Online Abuse Online abuse or harassment - help in stopping. Mar 27 2005.

Electronic Privacy Information Center Homepage Articles and latest news about online ethics. Electronic Privacy Information Center.

Electronic Frontier Foundation Homepage Articles and news about electronic privacy issues. Electronic Frontier Foundation.

Privacy International Home Page Articles, up to date news, and resources on privacy. Privacy International.

Infosecurity Introduction Info on protecting computers and personal information - Dewie the E-turtle. Federal Trade Commission.

Privacy Rights Clearinghouse home page Information on privacy rights and identity theft. PrivacyRights,org. Privacy Rights Clearinghouse.

A Chronology of Data Breaches Private identities compromised for 104 million Americans since 2005. Privacy Rights Clearinghouse.

What the Internet Knows About You What does the Internet know about you? Find out here. What the Internet Knows About You.

How new data-collection technology might change office culture Sep 14 2015. CBC News. Tara Kimura.

Windows 10 Digital Privacy Concerns: Users Pay With Personal Information Sep 10 2015. Huffington Post. Peter Henderson.

Feds Ponder Warrantless Police Access To Internet Subscriber Info: Chiefs Aug 24 2015. Huffington Post. Jim Bronskill.

A Police Gadget Tracks Phones? Shhh! It's Secret Mar 15 2015. New York Times. Matt Richtel.

David Moscrop: Canadians should take privacy into their own hands Feb 23 2015. Ottawa Citizen. David Moscrop.

NSA Has Ability To Hide Spying Software Deep Within Hard Drives Feb 16 2015. Reuters via Huffington Post. Joseph Menn.

Leaked NSA Documents Reveal How To Hide From The NSA Dec 31 2014. Huffington Post. Damon Beres.