Thu August 8, 2013
The Two-Way

Email Service Allegedly Used By Edward Snowden Is Shut Down

Originally published on Thu August 8, 2013 4:17 pm

The free email service Lavabit allowed users to send encrypted emails.


Thu August 8, 2013
The Two-Way

Report: NSA Is Searching 'Vast Amounts' Of Americans' Emails

Originally published on Thu August 8, 2013 8:50 am

The National Security Agency headquarters at Fort Meade, Md.
Saul Loeb Getty Images

"The National Security Agency is searching the contents of vast amounts of Americans' e-mail and text communications into and out of the country, hunting for people who mention information about foreigners under surveillance, according to intelligence officials," The New York Times reported Thursday.

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Wed August 7, 2013
Shots - Health News

Decades After Henrietta Lacks' Death, Family Gets A Say On Her Cells

Originally published on Fri August 9, 2013 9:03 am

Henrietta Lacks and her husband, David, in 1945.
Courtesy of the Lacks family

The family of the late Henrietta Lacks finally got the chance to weigh in on how scientists use cells taken from her — without consent — more than 60 years ago.

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Mon July 29, 2013
All Tech Considered

What We're Watching As World's Big Hackers Meet In Las Vegas

Originally published on Wed July 31, 2013 7:01 pm


Fri July 26, 2013
The Two-Way

Report: Feds Have Asked Web Firms For Users' Passwords

Originally published on Fri July 26, 2013 1:09 pm