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1. Confirmed: The NSA is Spying on Millions of Americans (eff.org)
1227 points by FlemishBeeCycle on June 6, 2013 | hide | 444 comments
2. US intelligence mining data from 9 US Internet companies in broad secret program (washingtonpost.com)
997 points by donohoe on June 6, 2013 | hide | 385 comments
3. Are coders worth it? (aeonmagazine.com)
730 points by Libertatea on June 6, 2013 | hide | 305 comments
4. The NSA story reinforces why an entity like WikiLeaks is important (gigaom.com)
683 points by cdooh on June 6, 2013 | hide | 65 comments
5. Donate to the EFF (eff.org)
548 points by il on June 6, 2013 | hide | 35 comments
6. U.S. Is Secretly Collecting Records of Verizon Calls (nytimes.com)
496 points by zt on June 6, 2013 | hide | 108 comments
7. NSA slides explain the PRISM data-collection program (washingtonpost.com)
474 points by o0-0o on June 6, 2013 | hide | 117 comments
8. President Obama’s Dragnet (nytimes.com)
458 points by forgotAgain on June 6, 2013 | hide | 139 comments
9. Stellar Wind (code name) (wikipedia.org)
404 points by bascule on June 6, 2013 | hide | 167 comments
10. NSA Chief Denies Domestic Spying Story (2012) (forbes.com)
366 points by mitchelllc on June 6, 2013 | hide | 55 comments
11. Sen. Mark Udall: I knew about the NSA spying, did everything but leak to stop it (denverpost.com)
292 points by lawnchair_larry on June 6, 2013 | hide | 48 comments
12. Snapchat, You've Made a Huge Mistake (etanzapinsky.com)
260 points by etanz on June 6, 2013 | hide | 121 comments
13. Posting to HN is like exposing yourself to the eye of Mordor
212 points by dsowers on June 6, 2013 | hide | 121 comments
14. Google, Apple and Facebook Deny Participating In Alleged NSA “PRISM” Program (marketingland.com)
201 points by rasterizer on June 6, 2013 | hide | 100 comments
15. Ask HN: Alternatives to HN
197 points by klrr on June 6, 2013 | hide | 168 comments
16. The doctors give me 30 days to live, each post is potentially my last (translate.google.com)
195 points by eschnou on June 6, 2013 | hide | 115 comments
17. Welcome to Echelon 2.0 (erratasec.blogspot.com)
191 points by bluetooth on June 6, 2013 | hide | 52 comments
18. Hetzner Servers Compromised (hetzner.de)
180 points by martindale on June 6, 2013 | hide | 130 comments
19. Logical Fallacies Are Usually Irrelevant or Cited Incorrectly (plover.net)
176 points by Leepic on June 6, 2013 | hide | 126 comments
20. The entrepreneurial adventures of a coder living in a tent in the forest (thomasbacklund.com)
170 points by alexholehouse on June 6, 2013 | hide | 80 comments
21. Toxic workplace, what do I do? (pastebin.com)
161 points by fingerDevnull on June 6, 2013 | hide | 121 comments
22. Facebook Denies Giving NSA Direct Access To Its Servers (forbes.com)
142 points by _pius on June 6, 2013 | hide | 20 comments
23. Underwater Archaeologist Finds 1,600-Year-Old City that Vanished 1,200 Years Ago (core77.com)
133 points by chrbutler on June 6, 2013 | hide | 16 comments
24. If you didn't cancel the credit card you used for linode.com, now is the time
133 points by ibudiallo on June 6, 2013 | hide | 129 comments
25. How the Robots Lost: High-Frequency Trading's Rise and Fall (businessweek.com)
131 points by nohuck13 on June 6, 2013 | hide | 86 comments
26. Machine Learning Cheat Sheet for scikit-learn (peekaboo-vision.blogspot.ca)
124 points by ColinWright on June 6, 2013 | hide | 23 comments
27. Petition to impeach Judge Roger Vinson for authorizing NSA Verizon surveillance (whitehouse.gov)
120 points by fearless on June 6, 2013 | hide | 24 comments
28. Colout – add colors to a text stream in your terminal (nojhan.github.io)
116 points by nojhan on June 6, 2013 | hide | 40 comments
29. There Was a Time before Mathematica (stephenwolfram.com)
98 points by nswanberg on June 6, 2013 | hide | 39 comments
30. Sean Parker's Wedding Defense (mashable.com)
98 points by pkfrank on June 6, 2013 | hide | 67 comments

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