Don't-Miss Privacy Stories
The vote on the USA Freedom Act could mean NSA reform is dead until next year
A free VPN service from Bahnhof will keep web surfing and other online usage anonymous
U.S. President Barack Obama wants to sign the bill this year
A program that reportedly tracks mobile phones from airplanes raises privacy concerns, Senator Markey says.
The agency and privacy certification provider reach a settlement on its recertification promises
The mobile carrier says it was testing the tracking technology, but it didn't rule out reintroducing permacookies in the future.
A procedural vote on a bill to limit the NSA's telephone records collection program could happen Tuesday.
Users have a week to comment on the proposed changes
Many consumers are in the dark on how their data is used, the regulator said
Internet companies will move toward offering more privacy-enhancing tools, some privacy advocates say.
Many said they've lost control over how their personal data is used, according to a Pew survey.
There has been too little reform since the Snowden revelations, Google said
The prototype real time social media monitor will only look at publicly available data though, according to the plans
The company has received requests for .onion SSL certificates after issuing one to Facebook
Brad Smith is ready for arms-control talks as tech companies and law enforcement fight a running battle on privacy.