Edward Snowden singled out cloud-storage provider Dropbox for lacking security measures he says would protect users from government snooping. He then plugged smaller competitor SpiderOak, which he says does. [...]
Edward Snowden’s latest revelation about the National Security Agency’s surveillance activities is to say that agents who stumble across photographs of naked individuals in their files don’t exactly treat them as sensitive documents. Rather, they pass them around to their office pals, he said. [...]
Politicians are still trying to hand over your data behind closed doors, under the guise of 'cybersecurity' reform. Have we learned nothing? [...]
Sen. Dianne Feinstein claimed in March the CIA improperly surveilled staffers. [...]
If you downloaded the privacy software Tor in 2011, you may have been flagged to be spied on. [...]
Authorities are raiding Berlin properties, according to reports. [...]
Two things to contemplate on early Sunday morning, before church or political talk shows get underway: Remember all those times we were told that the government, especially the National Security Agency (NSA), only tracks folks who either guilty of something or involved in suspicious-seeming activity? [...]
Files provided by Edward Snowden show the extent ordinary Web users get caught in the net of surveillance. [...]
Fresh allegations of U.S. spying on Germany emerged on Friday after police arrested a German man on suspicion of working as a foreign agent. [...]
Facebook is fighting a US court order in which it was forced to hand over data belonging to almost 400 people involved in a benefit fraud trial.
The social media site said the request was "by far the largest" it had ever received from a government body. [...]
Members of the US House of Representatives banded together in a cross-party vote to pass legislation that would curb electronic snooping. [...]
Rep. Justin Amash has introduced two amendments to the NDAA for Fiscal 2015 that would ban bulk NSA surveillance of Americans. by Thomas R. Eddlem [...]
In an overwhelmingly bipartisan vote that would have been unthinkable just a few months ago, the House on Thursday approved a bill to cancel the government’s bulk-data collection programs, including the NSA’s phone-records snooping.
Reading further into this we find that Mr. Obama has once again become flexible enough (read "pressured") to do a complete about face in his position on the snooping. [...]
The first legislation aimed at ending the National Security Agency's bulk collection of US phone records has been passed by the House of Representatives. [...]
The NSA's wide-ranging surveillance programme should be curtailed, says hardware-maker Cisco in a letter to President Obama.
Cisco boss John Chambers said faith in US technology companies was being eroded by the NSA's activities. [...]