A story broken by CNET on July 25 stated that the U.S. government has “demanded” that major Internet companies provide federal agencies with their customers’ passwords. The report identified the information as coming from two unidentified technology industry sources “familiar with these orders.”
The country's largest tech companies have been hiding the true scope of their cooperation with the NSA's surveillance programs.
The collaboration between Google, NASA, and a small cutting-edge computer company marks a breakthrough in technology that could threaten U.S. citizens' privacy even further.
As prices of 3D printers decline and the availability of software for such printers increases, the opportunity for average citizens to manufacture their own firearms at home is making legislators increasingly nervous.