Don't-Miss Privacy Stories
Yahoo has asked that it be allowed to review declassified documents of a secret court about a dispute over data collection between the Internet company and the government, as the release of the redacted documents could mislead the public.
The U.S. National Security Agency's reported efforts to weaken encryption standards have prompted an encrypted communications company to move away from cryptographic algorithms sanctioned by the U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).
As dissatisfaction with the NSA grows, so are secure chat options.
A former Microsoft privacy adviser says he was unaware that Microsoft assisted the National Security Agency.
After dodging the cops in Belize and succumbing to the heat in Guatemala, eccentric millionaire is spitting in the eye of another authority with D-Central, a device intended to circumvent NSA drag-nets.
Employees of the U.S. National Security Agency spied on "unfaithful" husbands, boyfriends and girlfriends using surveillance technology of the agency, according to a letter from the NSA to a U.S. Senator.
A bipartisan group of four U.S. lawmakers has introduced legislation that will prohibit bulk collection of phone records of Americans.
A California law enacted Monday gives California minors the right to ask a Web site to remove whatever content they choose, and restricts those sites from advertising certain items to minors.
The humorist-turned-politician sent an open letter to Apple CEO Tim Cook with a dozen questions on the privacy implications of Touch ID.
A court has decided that the First Amendment covers the Facebook pages that you give thumbs up to.
What does Acxiom know about you? More than you think, not all of it true, but AboutTheData.com lets you peel back the cover of the data mining giant and look inside.