We spoke to Wisconsin State Representative Melissa Sargent on her efforts to tackle electronic privacy as surveillance reform stalls on Capitol Hill.
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In what may be the dumbest NSA operation revealed yet, intelligence agents "infiltrated" online roleplaying games.
The game, Ingress, is somewhere between collective clicking and geocaching.
Where does it stop?
Vint Cerf says “privacy may actually be an anomaly”, while chairman Eric Schmidt wants to “encrypt everything”. Is Google hedging with users and government?
Introducing Safeplug, a new hardware adapter for Joe and Jane Schmoes looking to keep their IP addresses and web habits private.
The NSA's subversion of the internet could expose more personal data to malicious hackers than ever before.
Data is the currency of surveillance, and it's not just the NSA and GCHQ looking to cash in.
The ongoing inability of outside observers to challenge the NSA remains appalling.
The agency has 30 days to act, but could just classify the documents.
How to DIY your internet experience.
Or a postcard from the surveillance future.
MafiaLeaks is taking on the Italian mob by offering would-be snitches a secure way to send incriminating information.
If constant surveillance is the new technological reality, then government officials should live it, too.
In its transparency report Apple claimed its business model doesn't rely on collecting personal data on its users. But that doesn't mean it doesn't do it—a lot.
Visual artist Curtis Wallen created Aaron Brown as an art project, and he has IDs and a social security number.
That's just bad PR.
The media's coverage of the NSA proves that its greatest bias isn't towards Democrats or Republicans—but towards institutional power itself.
It's fitting that the country famous for its neutral politics and furtive foreign bank accounts would set out to be the internet's privacy haven.
Another week, another slew of embarrassing revelations.
Here is a list of everything the NSA still hasn't managed to hack into.
Did the NSA go ahead and hack into the phone calls and emails of America's allies without bothering to mention it to the president of America?