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Controlling the Internet and Popular Opinion in Russia

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A new book shows how technological advancement and a willingness by professionals to cooperate with the state combined to create a “wide-ranging, all-penetrating Internet surveillance and censorship system in Russia."

NSA Says It Can’t Search Its Own Emails

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The National Security Agency is a "supercomputing powerhouse" with machines so powerful their speed is measured in thousands of trillions of operations per second. The agency uses those machines to sift through unimaginably large troves of data its surveillance programs capture. But ask the NSA, as part of a FOIA request, to do a seemingly simple search of its own employees' email? The agency says it doesn’t have the technology.

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