Don't-Miss Privacy Stories

U.S. court says warrant for access to all email in a person's account is justified

The government was granted a warrant to obtain emails and other information from a Gmail account

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NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden plans to work on easy-to-use privacy tools

Edward Snowden has some plans for the future and they include making privacy and encryption tools easier to use.

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US needs to restore trust following NSA revelations, tech groups say

Congress and the Obama administration can enact surveillance reforms to slow backlash against the US IT industry, advocates say

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Net neutrality a key battleground in growing fight over encryption, activists say

Both carriers and government now have an interest in how users keep their online lives private

Edward Snowden: Dropbox is 'hostile to privacy'

Dropbox may be popular, but Snowden is no fan of the file sync service.

Bing follows Google in offering Europeans the 'right to be forgotten'

Europe's top court gave people the right to have links to personal information removed from search listings in Europe

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Chaos Computer Club bolsters NSA spying complaint with Tor snooping evidence

The Chaos Computer Club wants new evidence to prompt an investigation into mass surveillance of German citizens

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China's state-run TV calls the iPhone a national security threat; Apple disagrees

China's state-run television says that iOS 7's location services could inadvertently expose state secrets.

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Google to tour Europe to discuss right-to-be-forgotten ruling

Testing a removal request is a 'very vague and subjective' process, Google's chief legal officer said

World Tech Update: New TSA rules take flight

TSA has new rules for electronic devices on flights to the U.S., a controversial cybersecurity bill clears Senate intelligence panel and an activity tracker for dogs is put to the test.

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Groups call for details on NSA surveillance of Muslim Americans

Civil rights and privacy groups question the alleged email surveillance after a news report.

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Report: Snowden applies for extended asylum in Russia

The Russian approval for the NSA leaker to stay in the country expires at the end of July.

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Latest Snowden leak: Most data NSA collects is from non-targets

New information published by the Washington Post shows that much of the data intercepted by the NSA comes from individuals not suspected of any wrongdoing.

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Experts worry governments, 'commercial pressures' will undermine online freedom

What keeps Internet experts up at night? Pew Research Center's latest study gives us a glimpse.

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'Right to be forgotten' leads Google to conceal certain stories from UK media sites

Google is deleting links to articles as part of the ruling, giving rise to a huge, if indirect, challenge to press freedom, The Guardian said

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EU court orders more transparency over US-EU terrorist finance tracking program

EU officials must be more transpartent about the way a deal to send EU citizens' banking data to the US was negotiated, a court has ruled