|President Obama says NSA leaker Edward Snowden started a worthwhile conversation about privacy, but he also damaged U.S. national security, declining to say whether Snowden should be granted amnesty.
|Flash Points: CBS News National Security Correspondent Bob Orr talks with CBS News Senior National Security Analyst Juan Zarate about the review of NSA surveillance programs and how it could affect the U.S. intelligence apparatus.
Is the president of the United States privy to special previews of his favorite shows?
Apparently not. Before getting down to business Tuesday in a meeting with executives from leading technology companies like Google, Apple and Facebook to discuss the impact of National Security Agency surveillance as well as the glitch implantation of HealthCare.gov, President Obama wanted to know one thing: Did Reed Hastings, co-founder and CEO of the Internet streaming giant Netflix, bring advance copies of "House of Cards"?
Hastings laughed off the quip, and suggested Mr.
|White House Press Secretary Jay Carney says there's been "no change" in the administration's position on the man who leaked classified information about NSA programs.
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The latest documents from the National Security Agency leaked by Edward Snowden show that government spies are capable of listening in on mobile phone calls that use a common form of encryption, according to a Washington Post report.
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American and British intelligence has been spying on gamers across the world, media outlets reported Monday, saying that the world's most powerful espionage agencies packed virtual universes full of undercover agents and surreptitiously monitored traffic across online fantasy games such as "World of Warcraft.
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Microsoft isn't mincing words when it comes to how it feels about U.S. intelligence agencies potentially spying on its customers.
On Tuesday, Brad Smith, Microsoft's general counsel and executive vice president, wrote in a blog post that "government snooping potentially now constitutes an 'advanced persistent threat'" to online privacy and security "alongside sophisticated malware and cyber attacks.
(CNN) -- From fighting terrorism to processing payments in the blink of an eye, facial recognition is set to change our ideas on privacy.
A number of exciting developments in the field could even push its toughest critics to reconsider.