It's not impossible to use the Internet (largely) free from the NSA's prying eyes. The problem is that the tools necessary to do so are comprehensible only to the technorati. But now one project and a self-taught developer still in college are aiming to change that.
Transparency is the order of the day for both Mark Zuckerberg and Marissa Mayer—while Zuck thinks the government "blew it," Yahoo's CEO told a conference that her firm preferred to work within the system than risk jail.
Documents released on the Office of the Director of National Intelligence's Tumblr say as many as 56,000 "wholly domestic" electronic messages may have been collected by the intelligence agency each year until a FISA ruling put a stop to it.