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US Patriot Act Replaced To Limit Online Snooping

President Obama has signed a law that will limit the government's power to collect data from the public's online and telephone activities. The USA Freedom Act should make it harder for officials to simply collect data in bulk. The Act replaces the ... measures in the 2001 Patriot Act , which extended the government's surveillance powers as a response to the September 11 attacks . That led to the National Security Agency launching a program by which it effectively collected as much data as possible and held on to it so that it could then look back for details on particular individuals ... (view more)

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'Applications Usage Monitor', and 'Anti Snooping Tool'

APPLICATIONS USAGE MONITOR Applications Usage Monitor is one of those rare, useful applications that does just as the name says. It's a program that effectively logs the usage of apps on your system, saving them into a separate and handy file. ... Anti Snooping Tool Instantaneously hide all open windows with nothing more than a key press. With the punch of another key press the user can bring them all back to their original position. (view more)

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