Mass Surveillance News Byte: Hundreds Join New York City March to 'Restore the Fourth'

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Thousands joined together in New York on Independence Day in a series of coordinated marches around the U.S., protesting the NSA's mass surveillance program. The online community rallied in support of live protests against the U.S. government's surveillance of internet activity, a practice recently exposed by a former contractor for the National Security Agency. Germany continued its campaign to stir up outrage over recent revelations that the NSA spies on Internet communications.?German Interior Minister Hans-Peter Friedrich said that any Internet users afraid that their private information might be exposed to NSA snooping have a simple way to protect their data: Stop using U.S. services like Google and Facebook. "

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