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.
by Hayes Brown Posted on March 27, 2014
Privacy advocates almost universally praised the White House's newly announced reforms as a good first start with much further left to go.
by Lauren C. Williams Posted on March 20, 2014
The NSA claims its water usage is classified because of national security.
by Lauren C. Williams Posted on March 17, 2014
The U.S. government on Friday announced its plan to give up regulatory control of the internet domain name system.
by Hayes Brown Posted on March 16, 2014
Missouri is the latest state to see a local push against tracking cell phone locations without court approval.
by Lauren C. Williams Posted on March 14, 2014
Mark Zuckerberg called up President Obama Thursday to vent his “frustrations” about the government surveillance programs.
by Lauren C. Williams Posted on March 10, 2014 Updated: March 10, 2014
Consumers and companies need to invest in encryption if they want to weaken governments' dragnet surveillance, Edward Snowden said via live video cast Monday in front of a live audience Monday at SXSW Interactive in Austin, Texas.