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Deadline For Real ID Is One Year Away : NPR

Starting Oct. 1, 2020, when the REAL ID law takes effect, you’ll need a star at the top of your driver’s license if you plan to fly anywhere in the United States. Essentially an enhanced driver’s license, it will be required at the airport gate, unless you have another accepted …

Costs of Snowden leak still mounting 5 years later

FILE – In this file image made from video released by WikiLeaks on Oct. 11, 2013, former National Security Agency systems analyst Edward Snowden speaks in Moscow. WASHINGTON (AP) — Whistleblower or traitor, leaker or public hero? National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden blew the lid off U.S. government surveillance …

Are any encrypted messaging apps fail-safe? Subjects of Mueller’s investigation are about to find out. – The Washington Post

Special counsel Robert S. Mueller III’s team is reportedly reviewing the encrypted messaging apps of witnesses in the Russia investigation. According to CNBC, the team is looking at what experts say are some of the best apps at keeping messages private. Offering people what’s known as end-to-end encryption, in which only the …

U.S. and Europe to Hold Talks on Broadening Airline Laptop Ban – Bloomberg

DHS Secretary Kelly will meet with European Commissioners Industry is seeking alternatives to reduce travel disruptions U.S. Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly will meet with European Commission officials in Brussels next week to discuss prohibiting passengers bound for America from carrying laptops and other electronic devices in airliner cabins. Kelly …