Germany and Brazil pushed for the measure, which the U.S. did not support.
Without water, the NSA's giant Utah data center could not operate.
The bill could require companies to turn over source code and proprietary data to the German...
“We do not want privacy information," said Adm. Rogers about a cyber threat bill.
The leaker was honored for his “courage and skill" in exposing the NSA's operations.
The U.S. program can “automatically fire back" against cyber threats, the NSA leaker said.
She says mass surveillance has become a "dangerous habit rather than an exceptional measure."
The Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act would encourage companies to share info about threats.
Nearly nine out of 10 people are “incidental” targets.
Sen. Al Franken said the information disclosed still leaves Americans "in the dark."
The NSA has refused to comply with their request, prompting the lawsuit.
Tea Party challenger who defeated House Majority Leader Eric Cantor opposes NSA programs.
A subsidiary of London-based Vodafone facilitates most of the program.
In 2009, executives raised doubts, prompting an internal consideration of the program's merits.
A case over the agency’s most controversial program heads to the D.C. Circuit.
The senator wants a vote on his USA Freedom Act when lawmakers return.
Companies are moving to block even police with a warrant from accessing people's data.
For civil libertarians, it's the best hope for reining in the NSA this year.
Relations between the United States and Germany sank to new depths on Wednesday.
Glenn Greenwald and others say Edward Snowden is not alone.
But intelligence officials denied conducting "backdoor searches" of communications.
The U.S. went after the communications of nearly 90,000 foreign targets last year.
“We cannot sit back and we cannot let snipe hunting drive this debate," Gen. Keith Alexander said.
“In the course of violating important laws, he also provided an important service," Gore said.