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Giggle of the month: "The use of special means by special services is strictly regulated by the law [in Russia]," Mr Putin said. "And this regulation includes the need to get a court permission to [conduct surveillance on] a specific individual. And this is why [surveillance] doesn't have a massive, unselective character here ..."
Los Angeles Times, 18 April 2014

Request for Comments:
Draft Policy Statement
on Drones

30 March 2014

Inaugural Winner of the
Sir Zelman Cowen Essay
Competition Announced

24 March 2014

More candid comment from Google:
Gmail users "have
no legitimate expectation of privacy"

rt.com, 13 August 2013

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