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Authorities threaten owner of email service reportedly used by Edward Snowden

Last week, the owner of Lavabit LLC, an encrypted email service reportedly used by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, shut down the service on August 8 rather than comply with an demand from the US attorney’s office in Alexandria, Virginia. Owner Ladar Vevison…

Justice Department snooped on Fox News reporter in 2010 with AG Holder’s approval

The Justice Department’s surveillance of news media extended beyond the Associated Press, according to the Washington Post (May 19).  Court records document the efforts of FBI investigators to track the movements and communications of Fox News reporter James Rosen.  Officials believed…