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Facebook's new effort to bring outside experts into its content review process promises to be complicated and possibly contentious, if discussions this week at a meeting in Singapore are any indication.
A Senate panel approved legislation to renew the National Security Agency's Internet surveillance program, while other lawmakers pushed a competing measure seeking to end the ability to search for data on Americans without a warrant.
Former US intelligence officials who worked for both Republican and Democratic presidents urged Congress to renew an Internet surveillance programme.
A Chinese-led group has withdrawn its offer to buy a stake in German carmaker-backed mapping company HERE after it failed to win approval from a US national security oversight board.
The US National Security Agency said it had stopped a form of surveillance that allowed it to collect without a warrant the digital communications of Americans who mentioned a foreign intelligence target in their messages.
Yahoo's secret scanning of customer e-mails at the behest of a US spy agency is part of a growing push by officials to loosen constitutional protections Americans have against arbitrary governmental searches.
A Democratic senator prevented legislation from being quickly considered that would expand the FBI's power to use secretive surveillance orders to obtain some Internet records, arguing it would lead to a "dramatic erosion" of US privacy rights.
American spy chiefs have told congressmen that a plan to allow the National Security Agency to share more raw eavesdropping reports with other agencies will not be unlawful and will protect the privacy rights of US citizens.