According to a declassified document from the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court, the National Security Agency acquired thousands of digital communications from Americans as of 2011 -- a misuse of its authority, the Electronic Freedom Foundation contends.
Technology legal news website Groklaw is shutting down due to concerns over the continued availability of secure email in the wake of revelations about U.S. government surveillance.
Google has told British consumers in a privacy claim that it does not have to answer to English courts and U.K. privacy laws don't apply to it, according to the law firm for the plaintiffs.
Silent Circle explains the technicalities behind its decision to fall on its sword before the government came a-knockin'.
Did Google just say that users can't legitimately expect privacy when using Gmail? Sort of, but not really.
The agreement, which comes in the wake of disclosures about the U.S. National Security Agency's secret surveillance programs, means that there would be no governmental or industrial espionage between the two countries.
The administration of U.S. President Barack Obama on Monday launched a review of whether the country uses optimally advancements in technology to protect its national security while preventing unauthorized disclosure and maintaining public trust.
Kim Dotcom's Mega organization vows to create a new encrypted email system that would include functionality such as email search.
Learn what lurks beneath the Internet you use every day—a place where free speech, and illicit activity, can flourish.
Graph Search, which provides a way for users to search for various topics and interests across the site based on their existing connections and friends, is rolling out to users who use Facebook in English.