Government Survellience

Voter Privacy: What You Need to Know About Your Digital Trail During the 2016 Election

The right to an anonymous vote is a cornerstone of the U.S. democratic process. Yet from the time until you walk into the voting booth ... Full story

Section 215 Expires—For Now Senate to Vote on USA FREEDOM Act Later in the Week

Section 215 has expired.  At least for now. The law that the NSA used to authorize its collection of vast amounts of information about the telephone ... Full story

NSA Phone Program Ruled Illegal

  Federal judges ruled Thursday that the National Security Agency's bulk phone data collection program is illegal. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, in New ... Full story

You’re 100% Wrong About: Privacy

You’re 100% Wrong About: Privacy   Want to keep Facebook, Twitter and Google from selling your information to advertisers and handing it over to the good folks ... Full story

Twenty-four Million Wikipedia Users Can’t Be Wrong: Important Allies Join the Fight Against NSA Internet Backbone Surveillance

  Last week, the ACLU filed a welcome additional challenge to the NSA’s warrantless Internet backbone surveillance (aka “Upstream” surveillance) on behalf of Wikimedia and a ... Full story

Are Your Devices Hardwired For Betrayal?

It's an interesting time to be a computer security researcher. Last week, Kaspersky Lab released a report about a new family of malware from an ... Full story

Personal privacy is eroding as consent policies of Google and Facebook evoke 'fantasy world'

  We live in a world increasingly dominated by our personal data. Some of those data we choose to reveal, for example, through social media, email and ... Full story

Zombie Cookie: The Tracking Cookie That You Can’t Kill

An online ad company called Turn is using tracking cookies that come back to life after Verizon users have deleted them. Turn’s services are used ... Full story

Federal Court Agrees with EFF, Throws Out Six Weeks of Warrantless Video Surveillance

    The public got an early holiday gift today when a federal court agreed with us that six weeks of continually video recording the frontyard of ... Full story

Seattle Times 'Outraged' at FBI Using Its Name to Infect Computer

       SEATTLE (CN) - The FBI used a fake Seattle Times article and Internet link to infect a high school bomb-threat suspect's computer with ... Full story

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