By Lauren C. Williams on January 17, 2014
President Obama announced changes to the NSA surveillance program but kept key provisions intact.
By Lauren C. Williams on January 16, 2014
A member of President Obama's NSA review group says the dragnet collection of phone data isn't a "life or death" program.
By Zack Beauchamp on January 13, 2014
A new report says there's not much evidence that your metadata is having a big impact in helping the NSA catch terrorists.
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By Ben Armbruster on December 22, 2013
Sen. Mark Udall (D-CO) calls on the federal government to implement the White House's NSA reform records.
By Lauren C. Williams on December 20, 2013
Future intelligence whistleblowers following in Edward Snowden's footsteps will likely face blunt opposition from the Obama Administration in effort to protect national secrets and boost national security.
By Lauren C. Williams on December 18, 2013
The White House released an independent panel's proposals Wednesday for sweeping reforms to the National Security Agency.
By Ian Millhiser on December 16, 2013
The central insight of Judge Leon's opinion is that technology has so transformed our world that it requires an entirely different constitutional privacy regime.
By Lauren C. Williams on December 16, 2013
Reporter John Miller gets slammed by social media for not asking NSA Director Gen. Keith Alexander these kinds of tough questions.
By Hayes Brown on December 13, 2013
A White House panel has handed over its recommended changes to the NSA after the revelations over the extent of the spy agency's reach.
By Nicole Flatow on November 18, 2013
The decision forecloses what may have been one of the only avenues for challenging a ruling by the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court.