Leaked documents showing the draft conclusions of the summit do not include any mention of NSA, spying, or mass surveillance. But Merkel's comments may change that.
The Irish High Court is going to review whether the Irish Data Protection Commissioner's refusal to investigate Facebook's involvement with the U.S. government surveillance program Prism was lawful.
Merkel told President Obama that she expects U.S. authorities to detail the scope of monitoring practices in Germany, according to her spokesman.
CryptoSeal, a small virtual private network (VPN) provider based in San Francisco, has elected to close its consumer-facing service.
A recent study by the Direct Marketing Association is interesting in what it doesn't reveal about how it buys and sells your personal data to parties that want to sell to you.
Google Chrome saves some personal data in a way that could be exploited by malware, security experts say.
NSA's director, General Keith Alexander, acknowledged some exaggeration of the figures that are used to support data collection programs.
While the dangers of sharing too much data on Facebook are well-known, it is surprising how even a little data can give hackers a foothold.
The Patriot Act doesn’t allow privacy groups to challenge an NSA order directed at Verizon Communications, lawyers for the Obama administration argue.
What happens in email, doesn't stay there. But you knew that already.