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The CIA is very interested in your tweets and Instagram photos

The CIA is very interested in your tweets and Instagram photos The investments appear to reflect the CIA’s increasing focus on monitoring social media.Last September, David Cohen, the CIA’s second-highest ranking official, spoke at length at Cornell University about a litany of challenges stemming from the new media landscape.

Warrantless spying on Americans more than doubled since 2013: oversight report

Warrantless spying on Americans more than doubled since 2013: oversight report The problem is the so-called “incidental” collection of Americans’ communications, which puts them in the NSA’s vast “702 database.” Once a US person’s personal information is in the database, it’s as searchable as anything else that was collected legitimately.

FBI, DHS release report on Russian hacking as administration-ordered sanctions take effect

FBI, DHS release report on Russian hacking as administration-ordered sanctions take effect As of yesterday, we have both a joint report from the US’ various federal agencies as well as a formal announcement of sanctions to be taken against the Russian government.The report, which you can read here, is a joint product of the FBI and Department of Homeland Security on the actions of the Russian civilian and military intelligence services (RIS).

The government's public evidence falls short of proving Russian involvement in the DNC hack

The government's public evidence falls short of proving Russian involvement in the DNC hack The following terms are used and defined within the ODNI report.None of the assessments in the ODNI report are rated as low confidence.