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.
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by Lauren C. Williams Posted on April 3, 2014
Google's Street View vans collected names, addresses, telephone numbers, URLs, passwords, emails, text messages, medical records, and more from open Wi-Fi networks for three years.
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 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 11, 2014 Updated: March 12, 2014
Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) publicly accused the CIA of hacking into Senate computers to destroy evidence.
by Lauren C. Williams Posted on January 24, 2014
A new federal report challenges President Obama's plan to keep the NSA bulk metadata program intact.
by Lauren C. Williams Posted on January 17, 2014
President Obama announced changes to the NSA surveillance program but kept key provisions intact.
by Lauren C. Williams Posted on January 16, 2014 Updated: January 17, 2014
A member of President Obama's NSA review group says the dragnet collection of phone data isn't a "life or death" program.