Don't-Miss Privacy Stories
The USA Freedom Act's changes to the phone records program are 'modest' at best, opponents say
A new bill would require law enforcement agencies to get warrants before searching NSA databases for U.S. communications
Florida police used 11,600 location records to track a suspect in a string of armed robberies.
The French National Assembly agreed to let spies gather data about phone calls and Internet use
The FBI's request for encryption workarounds would create new security problems, Cerf thinks.
The Department of Justice aims to disclose more about the use of the cell-site simulators
The recent USA Freedom Act doesn't go far enough in reforming surveillance, an ACLU lawyer says
Users can now decide what types of data to share with third party apps
Now the bill goes to the House floor for a vote
During Microsoft's Build 2015 keynote on Wednesday, CEO Satya Nadella announced a new unified API that allows third-party apps to pull data from all the various Microsoft services you use, from Calendar to messages—and it could make your life easier.
Facebook has already filed a lawsuit against the Dutch data protection authority over an investigation into its privacy practices
The USA Freedom Act aims to end the agency's bulk collection of U.S. telephone records
Nomi falsely told customers they could opt out of tracking, the agency says
A flaw in the widely used wpa_supplicant wireless client can lead remote code execution
The legislation would allow some customer information to be passed to the NSA, opponents said