Don't-Miss Privacy Stories
The app shows users when other apps are accessing their location
Leahy questions the constitutionality of the program, but the US attorney general defends it
The U.S. president also called for patent reform and for faster broadband in schools
A hidden feature in Gmail can tell you if someone's been rummaging through your love letters. Here's where to find it.
An independent federal oversight board condemns the NSA's bulk phone surveillance.
A planned merger of Google+ and Gmail contact lists will allow unsolicited email, the group says.
Hopefully this Twitter-tinged session is more illuminating than Snowden's first Q&A session.
Members of a review panel say their recommendations would not hurt legitimate terrorism investigations.
A group of activist groups and Internet companies are planning a coordinated protest of U.S. National Security Agency surveillance on Feb. 11, with the hope that millions of people will join them.
Facebook is charged with scanning private messages to profile users
The software, developed in 2008, would let the agency locate phones and remotely turn on cameras and mics.
Technologies like video analyzers and Wi-Fi trackers could find increased usage in stores.
The company that best known for its file-sharing protocol offers some more insight into how its unlaunched chat service works.
The phone records provided to the government are not really anonymous, the groups said in a petition to the FCC
The French senate passed a law allowing police and government officials warrantless access to user data from ISPs and online services