AT&T is reportedly giving up some of its call data to the CIA for counterterrorism investigations — and it’s getting paid for its efforts.
President Barack Obama laid out a four-step plan to help the American public understand the government’s surveillance programs, saying he, too, would be skeptical if he wasn’t on the inside.
The White House is justifying domestic spying in the most unimaginative way possible: It’s all about protecting you from terrorism.
Editor’s Pick One of sad realities about our super connected digital age is while technology makes it easier for us to communicate, it also makes it easier for third parties to snoop on our conversations.
“Government surveillance is on the rise,” Google said after it released its sixth transparency report today. The company releases the bi-annual reports in order to keep governments accountable as Internet companies receive more and more requests to hand over or remove content.