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DARPA's far-out, high-tech plan to catch the next Edward Snowden.
Why Congress needs to go big -- and restrict the power of a runaway executive branch.
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How Obama's pick to lead the FBI tried to put the brakes on the NSA's surveillance dragnet.
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