Tag Archive: PRISM


Obama Meets With Apple CEO Tim Cook In Private Meeting To Discuss PRISM

Mac-President-ObamaWith a new story concerning the extraordinary lengths the U.S. Government is seemingly taking to spy on its citizens’ digital lives hitting the news every day now, President Obama met Apple CEO Tim Cook and a number of other tech executives to discuss government surveillance. In the wake of the NSA PRISM scandal, in which […]

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Why Is Apple Being Evasive About PRISM?

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Apple posted a public notice called “Apple’s Commitment to Customer Privacy” in which they dodge and weave their way through key bits of information.

It’s not clear whether this deliberately cagey language is done to comply with the unconstitutional and illegal FISA requirements or whether Apple chose to hide this information for its own purposes, but I suspect the former, and I’ll tell you why.

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Why Apple Owes Us Real Transparency About PRISM [Opinion]

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iSpy? Apple’s two-page Wall Street Journal ad timed to coincide with the PRISM statement.

You really had to hope that Apple would be more above board than other companies about who has access to our iData. We love them so much: half of all U.S. households own at least one Apple device. They’ve sold us on documenting our growing kids, cooking for our families and debuting new haircuts with iPhones, iPads and  [Read More…]

Apple & Tim Cook Sued Over PRISM In Hopes Of Sparking “Second American Revolution”

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Last week, a story about the NSA’s top-secret PRISM program broke. According to leaked documents, PRISM is a program in which the NSA is directly able to survey all data stored on the servers of pretty much every tech company under the sun, including Apple.

Apple has firmly denied even hearing about PRISM, but intriguingly, they might be required by law to do so.

Either way, it was only a  [Read More…]

Are Apple And Other Tech Companies Lying About Their Involvement With PRISM?

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Yesterday, The Washington Post broke the story that the NSA, according to a leaked presentation, is “tapping directly into the central servers of nine leading U.S. Internet companies” to collect information on users, including e-mail, chat, photos, videos, and social network details. Basically everything, in other words.

The program is called PRISM and Apple is one of the many companies that a leaked presentation notablyclaims is involved.

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Everything You Need To Know About Apple And PRISM

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Today the story broke about PRISM, a supposedly top-secret program at the US National Security Agency (NSA) that has been in operation since 2007.

Who’s Involved? The NSA and the FBI Microsoft (2007), Yahoo (2008), Google (2009), Facebook (2009), PalTalk (2009), YouTube (2010), Skype (2011), AOL (2011), Apple (2012) What’s Being Shared?

While specifics of what has actually been shared aren’t in the slideshow, the following types of files are called  [Read More…]

NSA PRISM Spy Program Given Direct Access To Servers At Apple, Google, Microsoft And 6 Others

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The Washington Post has reported that the NSA has created a $ 20 million spy program called PRISM, that has been allowed to directly access citizens’ private data on Microsoft, Yahoo, Google, Facebook, PalTalk, AOL, Skype, YouTube, and Apple servers – the company joined the program in that order as well..

Both Google, Facebook, Microsoft and Apple have all denied any involvement in the PRISM program, however, the Washington Post’s story alleges that  [Read More…]