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Nov 27, 2017
StingRay, a cell-site simulator that can sweep cellphone data from entire neighbourhoods, has privacy activists in the US worriedPart of the problem, privacy experts say, is the devices can also collect data from anyone within a small radius of the person being tracked.
Aug 18, 2017
Charlottesville attack: Digital rights group criticises internet firms for curbing extremists' freedom of expressionThe digital rights blog post reflected years-long tension in Silicon Valley, where many company executives want to distance themselves from extremists.
Jul 18, 2017
US federal appeals court upholds non-disclosure rules allowing the FBI to secretly issue surveillance ordersA US federal appeals court on 18 July, 2017 upheld nondisclosure rules that allow the FBI to secretly issue surveillance orders for customer data.
Apr 05, 2017
Court of Appeals in New York has rejected Facebook's challenge against bulk search warrentsNew York state's highest court on Tuesday rejected Facebook Inc's challenge to 381 search warrants to uncover suspected widespread Social Security disability fraud by its customers.
Jun 24, 2016
US Court rules that FBI did not need warrant to hack child porn suspect’s computerThe FBI did not need a search warrant to hack a suspect's computer during an investigation of a large child pornography website, a U.S. judge has ruled
Feb 24, 2016
Mobile phone firms' search for more bandwidth raises fears for WiFiA move by cellphone operators to use airwaves freely available in the same bandwidth as Wi-Fi networks has raised concerns that consumers' home Internet service could be disrupted, along with connected devices such as security monitoring systems.
Jun 13, 2014
US cybersecurity firm Cloudfare offers free protection for political blogsArray
Nov 20, 2013
Secret US court approved wider NSA spying even after finding excessesA secret U.S. intelligence court let the National Security Agency collect an expanded amount of data...
Oct 31, 2013
Snowden's former provider launches open effort for secure emailThe founder of the Lavabit encrypted email service, which shut down rather than allow potentially unlimited government interception...
Oct 14, 2013
Growing backlash to American government surveillanceFrom Silicon Valley to the South Pacific, counterattacks to revelations of widespread National Security Agency surveillance are taking shape...