Mark Rumold

Mark Rumold is a staff attorney at the Electronic Frontier Foundation, working primarily on the FOIA Litigation for Accountable Government (FLAG) Project.

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Wednesday, October 05, 2016
Yahoo Email Surveillance: the Next Front in the Fight Against Mass Surveillance
In a bombshell published Tuesday, Reuters reports that, in 2015, Yahoo complied with an order it received from the U.S. government to search all of its users’ incoming emails, in real time. There’s still much that we don’t know at this point, but if the report is accurate, it represents a new—and...
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Sunday, December 28, 2014
What We Learned About NSA Spying in 2014—And What We're Fighting to Expose in 2015
After a banner year for shedding light on the NSA’s secret surveillance programs in 2013, the pace of disclosures in 2014—both from whistleblowers and through Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuits—slowed significantly. But that’s not because all the secrets of NSA surveillance have been...
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Friday, August 09, 2013
What It Means to Be An NSA 'Target'
An important New York Times investigation from Thursday reporting that the NSA "is searching the contents of vast amounts of Americans’ e-mail and text communications into and out of the country," coupled with leaked documents published by the Guardian ,
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Thursday, June 06, 2013
Confirmed: The NSA is Spying on Millions of Americans
Late on Wednesday, the Guardian newspaper confirmed what EFF (and many others) have long claimed : the NSA is conducting widespread, untargeted, domestic surveillance on millions of Americans.
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