The feds have been tapping into the private lives of Americans without warrants and with the help of communication companies for nearly a century.
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Many Americans were upset about news of pervasive NSA snooping. But the revelations may've opened up an unexpected can of worms for the government.
"It's not paranoid—it's paraperfection."
Still, last week may not have been the best time to hold a privacy awards ceremony.
Because some of us need a break.
The campaign and petition is sponsored by a "broad coalition of organizations from across the political and technical spectrum."
How could such a new staffer release such powerful documents? And what could someone more connected do?
We need to make sure that terrorists can't hide anywhere, especially not in our own email.
"If they want to get you, they'll get you in time."
Enter: DuckDuckGo, the best search engine with the worst name that will keep your searches (relatively) safe.
Where's the actual proof these programs offer more benefits than downsides? Where are the thwarted plots to balance against the chill of privacy loss?
Was the government tapping into their servers behind their backs?
Suggested listening for when your privacy is put on hold.
Unless you're an "agent of foreign power," that is.
What the NSA is collecting from Verizon and other carriers is very much of its time. But the reason why authorities can seize cell phone records actually dates back to 1979.
The US government has become so distrustful of its own citizens that the NSA has turned into a pathological information hoarder.
Before losing out to an inferior (and more expensive) program, 'ThinThread' was tested on citizens of friendly nations.
British authorities are struggling with ways to access data from a growing number of sources using a technique called Deep Packet Inspection.
Happy Cybersecurity Awareness Month, everyone! To get things started off right, General Keith Alexander, the head of U.S. Cyber Command as well as the National Security Agency, discussed the state of the nation’s cyber defense capabilities with a cro…
Nobody really knows what the National Security Agency is up to on a day-to-day level. The massive intelligence outfit is responsible for monitoring foreign communication operates in such secrecy, nobody really knows how big its operation in Fort Mead…
Let's not forget everything Facebook has done for us. In leveraging our social curiosity and innate egomania, Mark Zuckerberg unleashed a social revolution, compelling us to share even the most mundane aspects of our lives. No longer anonymous trolls…