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Stories from June 8, 2013, ordered approximately by votes that day.
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1. Cowards (uncrunched.com)
793 points by kevinwmerritt on June 8, 2013 | hide | 225 comments
2. NSA's Backdoor Key from Lotus Notes (cypherspace.org)
442 points by EthanHeilman on June 8, 2013 | hide | 85 comments
3. Government Says Secret Court Opinion on Law Underlying PRISM Must Stay Secret (eff.org)
328 points by teawithcarl on June 8, 2013 | hide | 18 comments
4. Why Privacy Matters Even if You Have 'Nothing to Hide' (2011) (chronicle.com)
278 points by ekm2 on June 8, 2013 | hide | 57 comments
5. Tech companies, bristling, concede to government surveillance program (nytimes.com)
262 points by rdl on June 8, 2013 | hide | 161 comments
6. Government likely to open criminal probe into NSA leaks (reuters.com)
247 points by teawithcarl on June 8, 2013 | hide | 104 comments
7. Electronic Frontier Foundation Survives on $5M/year (charitynavigator.org)
243 points by mapt on June 8, 2013 | hide | 51 comments
8. Bradley Manning leaked Granai Airstrike "~86-147, mostly women and children" (wikipedia.org)
233 points by gridmaths on June 8, 2013 | hide | 173 comments
9. Sources: NSA sucks in data from 50 companies (theweek.com)
223 points by cpleppert on June 8, 2013 | hide | 51 comments
10. Rope (data structure) (wikipedia.org)
217 points by jmduke on June 8, 2013 | hide | 30 comments
11. Deny PRISM - Generate a PRISM involvement denial statement for your company (colingourlay.github.io)
208 points by collypops on June 8, 2013 | hide | 14 comments
12. The real story in the NSA scandal is the collapse of journalism (zdnet.com)
201 points by daigoba66 on June 8, 2013 | hide | 45 comments
13. GNUnet (gnunet.org)
193 points by cdwhite on June 8, 2013 | hide | 46 comments
14. Show HN: Easily add a NSA backdoor to your Rails app (github.com)
188 points by goshakkk on June 8, 2013 | hide | 12 comments
15. US surveillance revelations deepen European fears (reuters.com)
184 points by youngerdryas on June 8, 2013 | hide | 76 comments
16. Oracle Discontinues Free Java Time Zone Updates (slashdot.org)
163 points by sharms on June 8, 2013 | hide | 73 comments
17. Google Takeout means something else in light of PRISM (rachelbythebay.com)
159 points by onosendai on June 8, 2013 | hide | 45 comments
18. Google Chief Architect: we only respond to specific orders about individuals (plus.google.com)
158 points by msabalau on June 8, 2013 | hide | 103 comments
19. Why I'm boycotting US cloud tech (theregister.co.uk)
151 points by cdvonstinkpot on June 8, 2013 | hide | 78 comments
20. Doublespeak Denials Of PRISM Hid The Truth About Participation (techcrunch.com)
134 points by seandhi on June 8, 2013 | hide | 17 comments
21. How not to be alone (nytimes.com)
124 points by gjenkin on June 8, 2013 | hide | 74 comments
22. Logic Programming is Underrated (swannodette.github.io)
119 points by llambda on June 8, 2013 | hide | 27 comments
23. Rand Paul Bill Would Curb NSA on Phone Records (go.com)
119 points by uvdiv on June 8, 2013 | hide | 35 comments
24. Torservers.net: Professional Global Tor infrastructure (stanford.edu)
117 points by mo on June 8, 2013 | hide | 24 comments
25. Obama orders US to draw up overseas target list for cyber-attacks (guardian.co.uk)
107 points by schrofer on June 8, 2013 | hide | 17 comments
26. Why a top terrorism analyst thinks US government surveillance has gone too far (slate.com)
112 points by teawithcarl on June 8, 2013 | hide | 18 comments
27. Data intelligence complex is the real story (ft.com)
97 points by teawithcarl on June 8, 2013 | hide | 48 comments
28. How JavaScript compilers work (creativejs.com)
95 points by wx196 on June 8, 2013 | hide | 26 comments
29. Eric Schmidt: CNET gets it right on the NSA/Google issue (plus.google.com)
97 points by moultano on June 8, 2013 | hide | 78 comments
30. UX Problems Holding Back Crypto And Anti-Wiretapping Technology (falkvinge.net)
96 points by zoowar on June 8, 2013 | hide | 25 comments

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