A tracking code in the leaked code matches one in previously unreleased Snowden docs.
Data localization has caused problems for US-based internet services trying to compete globally.
Su Bin admitted to conspiring to hack into defense contractors' networks to steal military data.
The NSA reportedly "swept up" communications between Israeli officials and U.S. lawmakers.
"All indicators look positive," says House Homeland Security Chairman Michael McCaul.
Debate will continue over impact of the program's shutdown on national security.
Civil liberties advocates want to bring to light a legal opinion that could upend the security...
The court is simply following what the USA Freedom Act says.
The only question now is how far the 2016 hopeful will go to kill the law.
There is virtually no privacy left in America.
The 2016 hopeful is speaking out against "a direct violation of the fourth amendment."
Seven groups wrote a letter to congressional leaders supporting the USA Freedom Act.
Snowden said he believed the hack was a warning shot to the NSA from the country.
The EU and the U.S. have hammered out the most contentious issues, Vera Jourova said.
"There will be clearly people that will challenge this," a leading advocate says.
The move likely ensures the information-sharing bill will get the president's desk soon.
Marco Rubio co-wrote an op-ed calling for more "lawful intelligence tools."
The controversial surveillance program was shut down under the USA Freedom Act.
"Now is not the time to sacrifice our national security for political talking points," he said.
He has injected substance and purpose to the presidential campaign.
There appears to be a major shift in surveillance and counterterror policies on the horizon.
Without it, the baseline for any future legislation would have been expansive NSA power.
He may not have much choice but to go along with NSA reformers due to a condensed calendar.
Christie also urged lawmakers to reauthorize the Patriot Act.