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Md. Congressman Wants To Make It Harder For NSA To Monitor Phone Calls

Some want to make it harder for the NSA to monitor our phone calls. That’s the proposal being pushed by a Maryland congressman.

03/13/2014

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Police Release Video In Search Of Suspect Who Attacked, Robbed Elderly Woman

The Baltimore Police Department is asking for the public’s help to locate a suspect who attacked and robbed an elderly woman.

02/18/2014

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Army Plans To Fly Surveillance Blimps Over Aberdeen Proving Ground

he U.S. Army is planning to deploy a pair of tethered helium filled blimps over Aberdeen Proving Grounds later this year. Privacy advocates are concerned.

01/23/2014

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NSA Whistleblower From Md. Gives His Take On The President’s Speech

The investigation into the controversial NSA surveillance program continues.

01/17/2014

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Policing Privacy: New Package Of Md. Bills Sets Limits On Crime-Fighting Devices

Technology has changed quickly in the last few decades. And law enforcement has adapted with it, using that technology to combat crime. But now some Maryland lawmakers say it is time to set some limits in order to protect citizens’ privacy.

01/14/2014

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NSA Leaker Edward Snowden Offers Christmas Message To The Public

Former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden offers a Christmas message to the British public. From Russia, where he’s been granted temporary asylum, he pressed for an end to mass government surveillance.

12/25/2013

(Courtesy: The Guardian)

The Snowden Effect: Judge Rules NSA Phone Records Likely Unconstitutional

A federal judge makes a decision on the National Security Agency’s controversial phone surveillance program. This is just the latest development since former Maryland resident and NSA contractor Edward Snowden leaked classified material.

12/16/2013

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ACLU: Police Record License Plates By The Millions

A rapidly growing network of police cameras is capturing, storing and sharing data on license plates, making it possible to stitch together people’s movements whether they are stuck in a commute, making tracks to the beach or up to no good.

07/17/2013

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Marylanders Urged To Take Precautions As West Nile Virus Tracking Begins

The Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene reminds Marylanders to take precautions to protect themselves and their families from mosquito bites as it begins tracking West Nile virus cases for the 2013 season.

07/01/2013

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Criminal Charges Filed Against NSA Leaker

Criminal charges are brought against the former NSA contractor who explosed two of the government’s top secret surveillance programs.

06/21/2013

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Baltimore County Police Need Public’s Help Finding Home Invaders

Police in Baltimore County are asking for your help to find the men behind a home invasion.

06/14/2013

(Courtesy: The Guardian)

NSA Contractor Risks Steep Jail Time For Data Leak

The Maryland man who admits he exposed two classified NSA surveillance programs says he did it to inform the public.

06/10/2013

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