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CES 2014 is but a memory, having wrapped up nearly a week ago. But that doesn’t mean we can’t re-live some of our greatest moments. Hence, our #CESLive wrap up video, which will hopefully convey how massive this co-project was between Mobile Nations and Geek Beat.
Secretly sifting through your text messages isn't just for overprotective parents and paranoid lovers anymore. Now the NSA's prying eyes have shifted from your call logs and location data to your texts in a not-so-secret initiative called Dishfire. The Guardian reported that the NSA collected some 200 million text messages per day globally, extracting location data, contact information and credit card numbers. This revelation, unsurprisingly, sprung from documents leaked by Edward Snowden. According to the paper, the British intelligence agency known as the Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) also used the NSA's database to cull information about "untargeted and unwarranted" communications by UK citizens, noting that the program collects "pretty much everything it can."