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1. Project Loon (google.com)
1094 points by sabalaba on June 15, 2013 | hide | 286 comments
2. NSA admits listening to U.S. phone calls without warrants (cnet.com)
834 points by declan on June 15, 2013 | hide | 389 comments
3. Senators skip classified briefing on NSA snooping to catch flights home (thehill.com)
459 points by Libertatea on June 15, 2013 | hide | 141 comments
4. Watch 2013 Barack Obama Debate 2006 Joe Biden Over NSA Surveillance [video] (eff.org)
295 points by kirillzubovsky on June 15, 2013 | hide | 81 comments
5. Martin Luther King Jr. was wiretapped (garrytan.com)
258 points by ghosh on June 15, 2013 | hide | 86 comments
6. The IRS has upgraded its technology to track virtually everything you do online (msn.com)
256 points by jalanco on June 15, 2013 | hide | 93 comments
7. Facebook Releases Data, Including All National Security Requests (fb.com)
238 points by erict15 on June 15, 2013 | hide | 199 comments
8. Introducing Project Loon: Balloon-powered Internet access (googleblog.blogspot.com)
189 points by cleverjake on June 15, 2013 | hide | 50 comments
9. Secret to Prism program: Even bigger data seizure (ap.org)
175 points by brown9-2 on June 15, 2013 | hide | 22 comments
10. NSA's Talking Points Defending NSA Surveillance (techdirt.com)
168 points by mtgx on June 15, 2013 | hide | 44 comments
11. Woz talks iOS 7 and PRISM in an off the cuff airport interview [video] (thenextweb.com)
158 points by rmason on June 15, 2013 | hide | 25 comments
12. Archaeologists Discover Lost City In Cambodian Jungle (npr.org)
156 points by dboles99 on June 15, 2013 | hide | 11 comments
13. COINTELPRO (wikipedia.org)
147 points by geekfactor on June 15, 2013 | hide | 38 comments
14. Off-the-Record Messaging – encrypt your instant messages (cypherpunks.ca)
139 points by prajjwal on June 15, 2013 | hide | 33 comments
15. [dupe] 22k more signatures needed on the Snowden pardon petition (whitehouse.gov)
138 points by jenius on June 15, 2013 | hide | 46 comments
16. “Whistleblower welcome in China” (xinhuanet.com)
137 points by teawithcarl on June 15, 2013 | hide | 121 comments
17. Ancient Roman Concrete Is About to Revolutionize Modern Architecture (businessweek.com)
123 points by robdoherty2 on June 15, 2013 | hide | 23 comments
18. Scientist Figures Out How 'Sailing Stones' Move Themselves Across Death Valley (core77.com)
122 points by sethbannon on June 15, 2013 | hide | 31 comments
19. Why Doesn't Anyone Give a Crap About Freedom Zero? (2008) (codinghorror.com)
117 points by prajjwal on June 15, 2013 | hide | 96 comments
20. Senate Staffers Told To Pretend Top Secret Docs Are Not Widely Available On Web (forbes.com/sites/kashmirhill)
114 points by jalanco on June 15, 2013 | hide | 21 comments
21. Naomi Wolf: My Creeping Concern That The NSA Leaker Is Not Who He Purports To Be (facebook.com)
110 points by ferdo on June 15, 2013 | hide | 114 comments
22. General Alexander wearing EFF shirt (twitter.com/eff)
109 points by FredericJ on June 15, 2013 | hide | 40 comments
23. Redbus.in acquired for $138M (nextbigwhat.com)
102 points by Brajeshwar on June 15, 2013 | hide | 9 comments
24. Show HN: C library of generic, reference-counted data structures (theck01.github.io)
91 points by theck01 on June 15, 2013 | hide | 40 comments
25. Fragile Plan vs Robust Plan (sivers.org)
91 points by revorad on June 15, 2013 | hide | 15 comments
26. Programmable Water (blikstein.com)
87 points by llambda on June 15, 2013 | hide | 19 comments
27. Show HN: MailDrop, throwaway e-mail addresses, built with Scala and Akka (maildrop.cc)
81 points by mark242 on June 15, 2013 | hide | 32 comments
28. One Year Later: Review of PyCharm 2.7 from a Vim User’s Perspective (andrewbrookins.com)
79 points by lauriswtf on June 15, 2013 | hide | 39 comments
29. Source: Obama Considering Releasing NSA Court Order (npr.org)
80 points by Libertatea on June 15, 2013 | hide | 18 comments
30. Numba vs. Cython: Take 2 (jakevdp.github.io)
77 points by Bootvis on June 15, 2013 | hide | 12 comments

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