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NSA chief denies allegations of Big Brother machine in Utah

Allegations that the U.S. National Security Agency is building a type of Big Brother machine in Utah that can access all electronic communications have officially been denied by the agency’s director, who came under scrutiny by members of Congress on Tuesday. Responding to the recent report by Wired author James…

‘Total Information Awareness’ surveillance program returns, bigger than ever

A new feature story in this month’s Wired blows the lid off plans for a massive new National Security Agency data center in Utah that represents the resurrection of a program that Congress killed in 2003, known as “Total Information Awareness,” targeting literally all electronic communications all over the world —…