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Submission + - Proof of sweeping domestic phone surveillance by the NSA (

Trashcan Romeo writes: The Guardian has obtained a court order from the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court (FISA) requiring Verizon on an "ongoing, daily basis" to provide the National Security Agency (NSA) , for all domestic and international calls, the numbers of both parties, location data, call duration, time of day, and other unique identifiers.

Submission + - iGoogle ending November 1, 2013 (

Trashcan Romeo writes: Three years ago, it accounted for 20% of all visits to Google's home page. Two years ago, Lifehacker readers voted it the best start-page service. Today it was announced that iGoogle will be retired — or in the company's parlance "spring cleaned" — on November 1, 2013.

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