National Security Agency (NSA) http://www.kunc.org en Project Eavesdrop: An Experiment At Monitoring My Home Office http://www.kunc.org/post/project-eavesdrop-experiment-monitoring-my-home-office If someone tapped your Internet connection, what would he find out about you?<p>It's been just over a year since <a href="http://www.npr.org/templates/search/index.php?searchinput=edward+snowden">Edward Snowden</a> became a household name, and his disclosures about the reach and extent of the National Security Agency's online monitoring programs led to headlines around the world.<p>But one big, basic question remains more or less unanswered: What exactly does the NSA's surveillance reveal?<p>To try to answer that question, I had my home office bugged.<p>Working with <a href="http://arstechnica Tue, 10 Jun 2014 09:09:00 +0000 57564 at http://www.kunc.org Project Eavesdrop: An Experiment At Monitoring My Home Office Senator Udall Backs President Obama's NSA Changes http://www.kunc.org/post/senator-udall-backs-president-obamas-nsa-changes <p>Colorado Democratic Senator Mark Udall is praising President Obama’s plan to end the National Security Agency’s bulk data collection of American’s phone records. <a href="http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2014/03/27/statement-president-section-215-bulk-metadata-program" target="_blank">The plan</a> would keep phone records in the hands of private telephone companies and require a court order to access specific records.</p><p> Thu, 27 Mar 2014 20:44:27 +0000 Nathan Heffel 54978 at http://www.kunc.org Senator Udall Backs President Obama's NSA Changes SXSW: Snowden Speech Has Conference Buzzing, Congressman Stewing http://www.kunc.org/post/sxsw-snowden-speech-has-conference-buzzing-congressman-stewing Former NSA contractor Edward Snowden <a href="http://sxsw.com/interactive/news/2014/monday-march-10-edward-snowden-speak-sxsw-interactive-videoconference">will speak via videoconference</a> to the attendees of South by Southwest Interactive later this morning, and you can bet a much wider audience than just those here in Austin will be watching.<p>Snowden will be speaking from Russia, which is still offering him asylum as he faces felony charges of espionage here in the U.S. The man behind leaks that revealed U.S. Mon, 10 Mar 2014 12:39:00 +0000 Elise Hu 54553 at http://www.kunc.org SXSW: Snowden Speech Has Conference Buzzing, Congressman Stewing Obama Calls For Limits On NSA's Collection Of Phone Data http://www.kunc.org/post/obama-calls-limits-nsas-collection-phone-data <strong>(This post was most recently updated at 1:30 p.m. ET.)</strong><p>Saying that "critics are right to point out that without proper safeguards, this type of program could be used to yield more information about our private lives," President Obama said Friday that he wants the National Security Agency to stop holding on to massive amounts of "metadata" about the phone calls and electronic communications of millions of people around the world.<p>Obama said he's ordered a plan to be drafted that would shift that data to some other entity. The information could then only be "queried ... Fri, 17 Jan 2014 17:35:00 +0000 Mark Memmott 53497 at http://www.kunc.org Obama Calls For Limits On NSA's Collection Of Phone Data VIDEO & TRANSCRIPT: President Obama Speaks On NSA Programs http://www.kunc.org/post/video-transcript-president-obama-speaks-nsa-programs <p>Speaking from the Department of Justice, President Obama announced the results of the administration's review of U.S. electronic intelligence gathering.</p><p> Fri, 17 Jan 2014 15:30:00 +0000 KUNC Staff 53495 at http://www.kunc.org VIDEO & TRANSCRIPT: President Obama Speaks On NSA Programs