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 August 19, 2014
In the wake of Michael Brown's death, many are calling for mandatory police body cams. But that won't necessarily prevent future police shootings.
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 12, 2014 Updated: July 12, 2014
The iPhone's location tracking capabilities have come under scrutiny.
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 23, 2014
Google, Nest, and Dropcam combine to build a smart home capable of collecting even more specific data on your life.
by Lauren C. Williams Posted on June 6, 2014
In a tell-all report, the world's second largest mobile phone company reveals how governments worldwide are listening to customers' phone calls for surveillance.
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.