The House of Representatives yesterday passed an amendment that reins in NSA surveillance by cutting Department of Defense funds.
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Incentivized by a minimal amount of cash, computer users who took part in a study were willing to agree to download an executable file to their machines without questioning the potential consequences.
Microsoft doubles down on claims it does not scan user files or monitor user communication in order to target advertisements to its customer.
Facebook announced it will soon be rolling out a new feature to give its users more control when it comes to the types of advertisements they see on the site.
Apple enthusiasts have been poring over the feature list for iOS 8, due out this fall, geeking out over the tighter integration among all iOS devices, the improved mail app and myriad other bells and whistles. But perhaps the most important change is a subtle one hidden beneath the covers that will help prevent much[…]
Microsoft general counsel Brad Smith lays out five areas where the U.S. government needs to make positive strides in reforming surveillance.
Google has released an early version of a Chrome extension that provides end-to-end encryption for data leaving the browser. The extension will allow users to encrypt emails from their webmail accounts.
Time flies when you’re having fun. But it apparently also flies when there’s a new story every other day about NSA surveillance. It’s been nearly one year since the first story sourced from the documents Edward Snowden stole from the agency appeared, and with that in mind, the EFF is encouraging people to commemorate the[…]
Google took steps toward compliance with a European privacy ruling that allows individuals to request their names be removed from search results.
The NSA released an email from Edward Snowden to the agency’s legal authority that refutes claims Snowden repeatedly raised concerns about surveillance.