By Kimberly Dozier | 03/06/14 07:59 AM
The CIA inspector general is looking into the circumstances surrounding the committee's investigation into allegations of CIA abuse in a Bush-era detention and interrogation program, Senate Intelligence Committee Chairwoman Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., told reporters.
By Associated Press | 02/27/14 12:51 PM
Britain's Guardian newspaper says that the U.K.'s signals intelligence branch is stealing screenshots from hundreds of thousands of Yahoo users' webcam videos, including a massive haul of intimate photographs.
By Bloomberg News | 02/27/14 08:47 AM
The Justice Department has asked a federal court for permission to indefinitely preserve phone records collected by the National Security Agency as it fights lawsuits challenging a secret U.S. surveillance program.
02/26/14 04:46 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Brooklyn man in prison for terrorism may have a new opportunity to challenge his conviction because the government only recently told him how it obtained evidence it intended to use against him. It was through one of the National Security Agency's secret surveillance...
By Bloomberg News | 02/25/14 01:17 PM
U.S. National Security Agency snooping on email traffic and phone records has prompted a cottage industry in products meant to keep spies out of their customers' business. Among the companies promoting devices at this year's RSA technology-security conference in San Francisco, which attracts...
02/23/14 04:45 AM
BERLIN (AP) — Germany's foreign minister says he hopes Washington has understood that surveillance of political partners "can have a political price" and is confident it will end monitoring of allied countries' leaderships. Frank-Walter Steinmeier was quoted as saying in an interview with the...
By Jim Johnston | 02/21/14 04:06 PM
The continuing scandal regarding National Security Agency monitoring of domestic electronic communications makes one thing perfectly clear: If anyone is going to protect the public from unwanted snooping, it won't be the government.
02/18/14 10:00 PM
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippines Supreme Court said online surveillance by authorities is illegal without a court order and that online libel is a criminal offense, in a ruling Tuesday that allows a cybercrime law to be enforced. The court ruled on petitions in which opponents...
By Associated Press | 02/17/14 10:13 AM
Hoyt Sparks says he has no use for liberal Democrats and their "socialistic, Marxist, communist" ways. Toni Lewis suspects Tea Party Republicans are "a bunch of people who probably need some mental health treatment." Politically speaking, the Tea Party supporter in rural North Carolina and...
By Associated Press | 02/15/14 05:56 PM
The National Security Agency was involved in the surveillance of an American law firm while it represented a foreign government in trade disputes with the United States, The New York Times reported in a story based on a top-secret document obtained by former NSA systems analyst Edward Snowden.
By Joel Gehrke | 02/12/14 04:01 PM
Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., asked a federal court to require the National Security Agency to destroy the American phone records it has gathered as part of a data-mining program revealed by Edward Snowden, on the grounds that bulk collection violates the Fourth Amendment.
By Meghashyam Mali | 02/12/14 02:53 PM
The White House on Wednesday downplayed a lawsuit led by Sen. Rand Paul, who is suing President Obama and top intelligence officials, saying that all three branches of government had found the National Security Agency surveillance practices “lawful.”
By Steve Doty | 02/12/14 12:59 PM
Senator Rand Paul (R-Ky.) filed a class-action lawsuit Wednesday against the Obama administration over the National Security Agency's collection of phone records.
By Meghashyam Mali | 02/11/14 02:01 PM
President Obama at a joint press conference with French President Francois Hollande denied that the U.S. had “no-spy” agreements with any nations, but pledged to respect the privacy rights of foreign citizens. Obama disputed a suggestion from a French reporter that the U.S. had an...
By Josh Peterson | 02/11/14 01:28 PM
A coalition of progressive and libertarian anti-surveillance activists are hoping to once again leverage the Internet and marshal voter support against the National Security Agency. The Electronic Frontier Foundation, the American Civil Liberties Union and a host of other civil liberties...
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