Don't-Miss Privacy Stories
Soltani has assisted newspapers with investigations of government surveillance and online privacy.
The company stands by its new feature, which doesn’t share your search results with third parties.
Europe is set to choose a new data protection supervisor after much delay
An engineer who's studied the new OS criticized its privacy settings
Yahoo has also been facing a similar attack in China, according to security researchers concerned that the government was eavesdropping.
Kickstarter alleges that the Anonabox project's creator misled contributors, thus breaking the crowdfunding service's rules.
The app is accused by The Guardian of tracking users' locations.
Apple and Google should also rethink their plans to enable smartphone encryption by default, he says.
The former U.S. Secretary of State said face-to-face meetings are more valuable when it comes to solving society's greatest problems
The $51 (via pre-order on Kickstarter) Anonabox isn't the only Tor box in town, but if it's as easy to use as its company claims, it could help more people take advantage of Tor's encryption and anonymizing features.
There is no evidence that personal information or debit-card PIN numbers were stolen, the company says.
A proposal by EU justice ministers to relax data protection rules for low-risk personal data doesn't go far enough, industry lobbyists say
A federal appeals court will rule on the constitutionality of National Security Letters
Loss of trust in Internet companies could lead to protectionism and a splintered Internet, experts from major Internet companies said at a town hall meeting on Thursday.
The government's current laws violate Twitter's First Amendment rights, the company says.