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Keeping Up with the Snoops X 10.0

A lot has happened since our last installment. Several key bills are being debated in Congress, a new surveillance program has been revealed, presidential candidates have offered their input, the snoops are moving on Silicon Valley, and a high-profile leaker had his day in court.

 
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