Police have not been shy about taking advantage of these data. U.S. law enforcement agencies made 1.5 million requests for user data from cellphone companies in 2011. Under law, you will never find out if they were targeting you.
The Senate on Friday reauthorized for five years broad electronic eavesdropping powers that legalized and expanded the President George W. Bush administration’s warrantless wiretapping program.
Document that shows agency kept track of intimate details about actress
Congress approved a measure Friday that would renew expansive U.S. surveillance authority for five more years, rejecting objections from senators who are concerned the legislation does not adequately protect Americans’ privacy.
A classified file released by the FBI shows how the agency tracked Marilyn Monroe's suspected ties to communism in 1956. The agency documented an anonymous phone call to the New York Daily News that year warning that playwright Arthur Miller was a co
[India's] NPR, NATGRID, NCTC and UID are unfolding without any legal mandate. It appears UID was, and remains, an attention diversion exercise. The real work is being done by Home Ministry to establish the world’s biggest surveillance database regime
The federal government will continue to access Americans’ emails without a warrant, after the U.S. Senate dropped a key amendment to legislation now headed to the White House for approval.
Federal regulators are proposing that new automobiles sold in the United States after September 2014 come equipped with black boxes, so-called “event data recorders” that chronicle everything from how fast a vehicle was traveling, the number of pass
Traffic camera fines are poised to dip in the District, but one aspect of the controversial program is set to surge in 2013: the number of the devices that generate tickets for common traffic offenses like speeding and running stoplights.
People who post offensive messages on social networks such as Facebook and Twitter should face criminal charges only if their comments are harassing or threatening and not simply in bad taste, according to new legal guidelines in Britain
A Republican lawmaker is urging his colleagues in the Senate to approve without debate a bill that reaffirms the government’s power to place warrantless wiretaps on US citizens.
A number of companies providing "virtual private network" (VPN) services to users in China say the new system is able to "learn, discover and block" the encrypted communications methods used by a number of different VPN systems.
In a secret government agreement without approval or debate from lawmakers, the US attorney general gave the National Counterterrorism Center sweeping new powers to store dossiers on US citizens, even if they are not suspected of a crime,
We could be celebrating the New Year by ripping out the fiber optic cables that are sending copies of all our emails to the National Security Agency.
After President Richard Nixon was forced from office in 1974, congressional investigators discovered what they believed was the full extent of his use of the FBI and the CIA to engage in domestic spying.
Owner calls it "shockingly obvious" his car was not moving
San Diego Assemblyman Ben Hueso is carrying a bill to launch an “enhanced driver’s license” program claiming it will boost California's ailing economy with trade.
Along with televisions, computers, cellphones and more
Among the initiatives is the “Eye in the Sky,” a three-story high, mobile tower equipped with 360-degree views and streaming surveillance cameras to give police a bird’s-eye view of high-crime areas.
The U.S. should consider automatically registering eligible voters and extending voting hours to counter the November election’s long lines and administrative hurdles, Attorney General Eric Holder said.
Judge Napolitano: "Tell the Orwellians at Verizon to Go Take a Hike"
US government agencies can secretly request anyone's data if they are using a cloud-computing service which 'conducts systematic business in the US'. It is sufficient when the service provider is somehow a subsidiary of a US company.
The NHTSA says that by September 2014 all car and light trucks will be equipped with EDRs that will silently “record the actions of drivers and the responses of their vehicles in a continuous information loop.”
Many motorists don't know it, but it's likely that every time they get behind the wheel, there's a snitch along for the ride. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is expected to propose long-delayed regulations requiring auto manufactur
If the growing use of governmental tip-toeing to wiretap phone lines and emails doesn’t seem serious, think again. So heightened lately are concerns over surveillance that two major organizations have published a primer on federal spy programs.
Verizon has filed a patent for targeting ads that collect information from infrared cameras and microphones that can detect the amount of people and types of conversations happening in customers’ living rooms.
“…the Sheriff’s Office was asking the supervisors on Tuesday to approve a $31,646 grant to help pay for a drone, indicating that the department was far closer to acquisition than they had led the public to believe.” the newspaper reports.
The FBI records the emails of nearly all US citizens, including members of congress, according to NSA whistleblower William Binney. In an interview with RT, he warned that the government can use this information against anyone.
Looks like Dennis has taken a few steps down the Rabbit Hole.