Don't-Miss Privacy Stories
Both Facebook and Microsoft asked for and received permission to disclose FISA and other government requests for information following the Prism scandal.
Encrypting data may not guard against surveillance, some experts say, while others argue in favor of taking steps to protect privacy.
Edward Snowden tells the Guardian, 'My sole motive is to inform the public as to that which is done in their name and that which is done against them.'
In a Saturday statement, Director of National Intelligence James Clapper criticizes Prism media coverage, and release a brief document explaining PRISM legality.
A number of theories are still available to make all the carefully worded statements and shifting facts sing harmoniously together today.
A recent government leak revealed the existence of a vast government data mining operation that included the participation of nearly all the top Web companies, with the exception of one: Twitter. Why did the powerful micro-blogging platform find itself not included in the program?
In an effort to quell outrage over the National Security Agency's surveillance programs, President Obama says the government is striking a balance between security and privacy.
The National Security Agency's Prism program tapped directly into the servers of most of the web's largest companies, monitoring our search history, the content of emails, file transfers, and live chats, The Guardian alleges.
Larry wants to make a video available, via streaming, to friends and family, and only to friends and family
Mobile phone apps are accessing users' private data and transmitting it to remote servers far more than appears strictly necessary, while users have inadequate tools to monitor or control such access, according to a new study by two French government agencies.
Flickr users are livid over a recent bug causing their private photos to be made public.