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A crowd of about 5000 people, chanting "stop spying, stop lying" and "hey, ho, mass surveillance has got to go," marched through Washington, D.C., Saturday to protest the U.S. National Security Agency's mass surveillance programs unveiled in press reports this year.
HealthCare.gov, which has had a dismal start, is one way that uninsured U.S. residents can apply for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act, commonly called Obamacare.
Four out of five European Union member states surveyed carry out wide-scale telecommunications surveillance, according to a report from the European Parliament's research department.
European Union leaders have given themselves wiggle room in implementing new data protection laws, while pledging to introduce them in a “timely” fashion.
A document released by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden claims the National Security Agency monitored phone conversations of 35 world leaders but that the spying yielded "little reportable intelligence."
Organizers with StopWatching.us are hoping for a large crowd to protest the NSA’s mass surveillance programs detailed in leaks from former NSA contractor Edward Snowden this year.
During congressional hearings, contractors say they are working to fix website problems with HealthCare.gov and the site is getting better.
Like Apple, rival Samsung is apologizing to Chinese consumers after the country's state media criticized the vendor for failing to fix glitches in several of its phones.
Leaked documents showing the draft conclusions of the summit do not include any mention of NSA, spying, or mass surveillance. But Merkel's comments may change that.
Merkel told President Obama that she expects U.S. authorities to detail the scope of monitoring practices in Germany, according to her spokesman.
The bill would require companies suing for patent infringement to identify the patents and claims infringed in their initial court pleadings, potentially making it more difficult for patent holders to file broad infringement claims.
The European Parliament voted on Wednesday to suspend a major data sharing agreement with the United States following the ongoing scandal over alleged National Security Agency surveillance.
A U.S. appeals court has ruled that police must obtain a warrant prior to using a GPS device to track a vehicle, deciding on an unaddressed issue in an earlier Supreme Court order.
The U.S. Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court has allowed Yahoo's counsel to review declassified documents from a 2008 dispute over data disclosure, after the company said the public release of documents redacted by the government could lead to its role being misunderstood.
European Union leaders will meet to discuss the digital economy for the first time on Thursday.