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  • New documents show how the NSA infers relationships based on mobile location data

    12/12/2013 1:03:58 PM PST · by Nachum · 21 replies
    wapo ^ | 12/10/13 | Ashkan Soltani and Barton Gellman
    Everyone who carries a cellphone generates a trail of electronic breadcrumbs that records everywhere they go. Those breadcrumbs reveal a wealth of information about who we are, where we live, who our friends are and much more. And as we reported last week, the National Security Agency is collecting location information in bulk — 5 billion records per day worldwide — and using sophisticated algorithms to assist with U.S. intelligence-gathering operations. How do they do it? And what can they learn from location data? The latest documents show the extent of the location-tracking program we first reported last week. Read...
  • U.S. District Court Dismisses Lawsuit to Ban Traditional Ammunition

    05/23/2013 2:35:59 PM PDT · by marktwain · 24 replies
    NSSF release | 23 May, 2013 | NSSF
    NEWTOWN, Conn. -- The U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia today dismissed a lawsuit brought by the radical anti-hunting Center for Biological Diversity and six other groups demanding the Environmental Protection Agency ban traditional ammunition containing lead components. Traditional ammunition represents 95 percent of the U.S. market and is the staple ammunition for target shooters, hunters and law enforcement, with more than 10 billion rounds sold annually. NSSF filed a motion to dismiss the lawsuit last August. The court today agreed with NSSF that EPA does not have the authority to regulate traditional ammunition under the Toxic Substances...