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The End of Internet Privacy? (video)

A new exposé based on the leaks of Edward Snowden have revealed the National Security Agency has developed methods to crack online encryption used to protect emails, banking and medical records. “Encryption is really the system that lets the internet function as an important commercial instrument all around the world,” says Glenn Greenwald of The Guardian, which collaborated with The …

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Microsoft helped the NSA bypass encryption, new Snowden leak reveals

Microsoft worked hand-in-hand with the United States government in order to let federal investigators bypass encryption mechanisms meant to protect the privacy of millions of users, Edward Snowden told the Guardian. According to an article published on Thursday by the British paper, internal National Security Agency memos show that Microsoft actually helped the federal government find a way to decrypt …

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