The way in which European cloud computing contracts are drawn up is to come under scrutiny by a team of experts.
A foundation created last year to shepherd Bitcoin's software development has received a stern warning from a California financial regulator.
Edward Snowden, the former U.S. National Security Agency contractor who leaked information about the country's surveillance programs, left Hong Kong Sunday to a third country.
Lobbyists for more consumer protection against electronic surveillance hope the state's approach will be echoed by Congress.
The British information Commissioner's Office is threatening legal action against Google over the collection of Wi-Fi data and is demanding the deletion of data gathered by Google Street View cars.
Some technology and civil liberties activists think that Congress should press for privacy protections and more information about surveillance programs at the National Security Agency.
Two U.S. lawmakers have introduced a bill named after Internet activist Aaron Swartz that would prevent the Department of Justice from prosecuting people for violating terms of service for Web-based products, website notices or employment agreements under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act.
The Federal Trade Commission will launch an investigation of the business practices of so-called patent trolls in an effort to understand whether those companies are harming competition and consumers.
The world's largest Bitcoin exchange says it will shut down U.S. dollar cash withdrawals for two weeks while it upgrades its systems. Other currency withdrawals are not affected.
A telephone records surveillance program run by the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation and National Security Agency raises serious privacy concerns and should be reined in, some U.S. senators said Wednesday.