Monthly Archives: June 2013

New PRISM slides say the program allows NSA to eavesdrop on live conversations

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As controversy continues to swirl around whistleblower Edward Snowden and his whereabouts, the Washington Posthas published several more slides from the NSA presentation that the former CIA staffer leaked to both the Post and the Guardian — slides that provide further details about the surveillance program known as PRISM and how it functions.

Among other things, the slides highlight the large discrepancies between the way the program is described and the strenuous denials from tech giants such as Google (s goog), Yahoo (s yhoo), Microsoft (s msft) and Facebook (s fb) about their participation in such a program.

For example, according to annotations from the Post — based on what the newspaper says is its own reporting, as well as other slides that haven’t been published yet — PRISM involves “government equipment on private company property” that is used to retrieve information from “participating companies such as Microsoft or…

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Apple’s iPhone Turns 6 Today

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Heat Warnings Extend Into Tuesday For Bay Area, Much Of California

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Police on the lookout for BUI: Boating While Intoxicated

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DENVER — The continued warm weather is leading a lot of us to take a dip into the lakes around us. But the state is taking a stand against those who also dip too much into alcohol — and then drive their boats.

At Cherry Creek State Park the water is as wet as anywhere. But Colorado Parks and Wildlife rangers are pushing for “dry” water.

“’Operation Dry Water’ is a campaign to increase awareness around the hazards that exist with boating under the influence of alcohol, drugs or both,” says Michael Allen, Boat Patrol Supervisor with Colorado Parks and Wildlife.

This weekend, they’re providing heightened enforcement and awareness about BUI or boating under the influence.

“We’re looking for people might be driving carelessly, or causing other boaters to swerve,” says Allen.

This crime is on the water. But the same rules apply as on the road.

“The legal…

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From heat to lightning, wild weather hits Denver

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Legally Silencing A Noisy Neighbor

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Long Beach’s Ennis Drafted By Heat Then Dealt To Miami Heat

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Kemp, Puig Help Dodgers Win 6 Straight With 6-4 Win Over Phillies

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‘Anger Management’ ups David Austin Green to regular

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