The fight to stop the government's sweeping surveillance of emails and phone calls will go all the way to the Supreme Court.
The National Security Agency is claiming immunity from an Electronic Frontier Foundation lawsuit that argues warrantless wiretapping violates the rights of U.S. citizens
The House members who voted 301-118 to reauthorize the vast spying powers in the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act Amendments Act don't seem to understand what they were doing. The same thing happened in 2008, when Congress first
The last remaining full-body X-ray airport scanners are to be scrapped within weeks.
The U.S. is sending more spies, Marines and drones to Libya, trying to speed the search for those who killed the U.S. ambassador and three other Americans...
Bill Binney believes he helped create a monster. The former senior National Security Agency official even believes he owes the whole American people an apology. He led the development of a secret software code he now believes is illegally collecting
Police in Palmer Park, Md., plan to deploy cameras to surveil the other other cameras in their district.
The TSA has been very busy in recent weeks, placing its agents at events and functions that have nothing whatsoever to do with transportation, emphasizing how the federal agency has stepped way beyond its mandate and become a literal occupying army o
Many people find speed cameras frustrating, and some in the region are taking their rage out on the cameras themselves.
The House of Representatives voted Wednesday to renew a contested surveillance law, moving it a step closer to full reauthorization — a goal strongly shared by the White House and the intelligence community as a way to protect the nation against terr
Secret, standardless, extra-judicial administrative “watchlists” of supposed terrorists aren’t just being used to decide who to “watch” — they are now being used as the basis for preventive detention.
At the King Ecgbert School in Sheffield, teens who go to the loo are never really alone - video cameras are inside all 12 bathrooms. King Ecgbert as one of more than 200 high schools across Britain that have installed surveillance cameras in bathroom
Most people don't realize that Facebook can continue to monitor their internet activity, even if they are no longer logged into the site.
Surveillance is coming at us from all angles. Chips, drones, TSA checkpoints, smart meters, back-doored electronic products, video cameras, spying home appliances; our phone calls and emails and keystrokes and product purchases are recorded.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation has reached a milestone in the development of their Next Generation Identification (NGI) program and is now implementing the intelligence database in unidentified locales across the country, New Scientist reports i
A tiny amendment buried in the federal transportation bill to be signed today by President Barack Obama will put operators of roll-your-own cigarette operations in Las Vegas and nationwide out of business at midnight. Robert Weissen, with his brot
Reading, writing, and arithmetic weren't the only "R's" students faced when they returned to San Antonio's Jay High School and Jones Middle School this August. RFID was also on the agenda.
Some smartphone apps collect and transmit sensitive information stored on a phone, including location, contacts, and Web browsing histories, even when the apps are not being used by the phone’s owner, according to two researchers at the Massachusetts
Scientists in England can now see through walls — kind of.
It was a mere ten years ago that Steven Spielberg’s action film Minority Report, based on a short story by Philip K. Dick, offered movie audiences a special effect-laden techno-vision of a futuristic world in which the government is all-seeing, all-k
And It's Coming to Your Living Room
About three hours after joining a file-sharing BitTorrent swarm you are likely to come up on the radar of copyright enforcement agencies, a new study reveals.
The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) is suing the Justice Department for details of last month's ruling by a secretive U.S. court that National Security Agency's domestic spying program violated the U.S. Constitution, Jon Brodkin of arstechnica r
Spy tags track kids even after they leave school
Reporters forced to show papers or be “detained for 72 hours” by Homeland Security
Robert Naiman - Policy Dir Just Foreign Policy on Swedish Govt's actions in Assange case - Michael Crosswhite on libertarian and energy issues - John Whitehead, Attorney for Brandon Raub, on Raub's case and silenced vet
Pilot founds first university dedicated to unmanned systems
The thing that scares me is the fact that a disorder meant to apply to rebellious children is perverted to control adults and its definition describes most of if not all of us.
The Program documentary reveals the Stellar Wind program’s highly classified nature, undoubtedly due to its blatant violation of individual privacy rights.
Parental responsibilities eviscerated as state takes over