by Lauren C. Williams Posted on November 7, 2014
Midterm elections uprooted some of the NSA's biggest critics, but privacy advocates are preparing to hold the new Congress members-elect to their campaign promises.
by Lauren C. Williams Posted on September 30, 2014 Updated: September 30, 2014
The order lets the government spy on American companies if they have any international relationships.
by Lauren C. Williams Posted on September 25, 2014 Updated: September 26, 2014
Because the law doesn't properly define "networked computers," and that's all the Internet is, the entire Internet would be cleared for spying.
by Lauren C. Williams Posted on July 28, 2014
Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-VT) is expected to introduce a new bill Tuesday that will scale back the NSA's ability to collect data in bulk, but there's a chance the highly praised draft may not get signed into law.
by Lauren C. Williams Posted on July 15, 2014 Updated: July 15, 2014
Some European countries are reverting back to typewriters to shield their governments from the U.S. National Security Agency.
by Lauren C. Williams Posted on July 6, 2014
In the latest Edward Snowden leaks, documents reveal that only 10 percent of the emails the U.S. National Security Agency collects are from actual targets.
by Lauren C. Williams Posted on June 5, 2014
Tech companies and privacy advocates celebrate the anniversary of the Snowden leaks with another anti-NSA surveillance online protest. But will it be enough to make consumers take action?
by Lauren C. Williams Posted on May 22, 2014 Updated: May 22, 2014
The U.S. House of Representatives passed a new version of the USA Freedom Act that only somewhat curtails the NSA's bulk surveillance programs.
by Lauren C. Williams Posted on May 17, 2014 Updated: May 20, 2014
More people are encrypting their Internet traffic after former NSA contractor Edward Snowden leaked documents on government surveillance.
by Hayes Brown Posted on April 17, 2014 Updated: April 17, 2014
Russian president Vladimir Putin had a surprise guest in his annual press conference, but didn't give him a totally honest answer.