The US Supreme Court refused to review a legal challenge to the Bush administration’s warrantless surveillance program. It lets stand an appeals court’s ruling that plaintiffs can't for certain show they had been wiretapped by the National Securi
ASU might require students to disclose their mental health histories as part of a slew of tough safety measures that top officials are considering after two mass killings at U.S. universities in the past year.
In a setback for privacy and civil liberties groups, the U.S. Senate on Tuesday voted to protect telephone and Internet companies from lawsuits alleging illegal cooperation with government spy agencies.
US customs officers have been seizing travelers' laptops, MP3 players, telephones and other electronic devices and searching them for terrorist literature, child pornography and other criminal evidence. see also: http://tinyurl.com/2bmhwn
OK, you CAN keep your mouth shut. But you don't have anything to hide, do you?
You can remain silent, but you can't keep your mouth shut.... :-(
Umpires are livid that Major League Baseball has sent investigators to their hometowns, asking neighbors questions that include whether the ump belongs to the Ku Klux Klan, beating wives, marijuana use and extravagant parties." [corporate-gov
The ACLU files a amicus brief in the Larry Craig case. It reminds the court that sex in public bathroom stalls is protected. The ACLU may be Craig's best friend and worst nightmare.
Curvaceous MySpace Mayor, Carmen Kontur-Gronquist did a risque photo shoot for her MySpace page on the town's firetruck. Was it her "private life", or will a recall effort boot her out? [video/picture]
I support those who fight for our right to privacy. But I think they're fighting only half the battle. In addition to the right to keep private what should be private, we also need to fight for our right to make public what should be public.
Greece, Romania and Canada had the best records of 47 countries Privacy International surveyed. Malaysia, Russia and China ranked worst, but Great Britain and the United States also fell into the lowest-performing group of "endemic surveillance
Individual privacy is under threat in the United States and across the European Union as governments introduce sweeping surveillance and information-gathering measures in the name of security and controlling borders, an international rights group has
The loss or theft of personal data such as credit card and Social Security numbers soared to unprecedented levels in 2007, and the trend isn't expected to turn around anytime soon
A federal judge in Vermont has ruled that prosecutors can't force a criminal defendant accused of having illegal images on his hard drive to divulge his PGP (Pretty Good Privacy) passphrase.
Usually when my school foists tyrannical measures onto the student body, a mere "wesayso" will suffice. But for once, my principal has made the arduous trek out into the realm of rational discourse, so that he can lay out the case for compu
Will privacy sell? Ask.com is betting it will. The fourth-largest search engine company will begin a service today called AskEraser, which allows users to make their searches more private.
If he lent her his computer, she might read his books. Aside from the fact that you could go to prison for many years for letting someone else read your books, the very idea shocked him at first. Like everyone, he had been taught since elementary sch
States have put more names of mentally ill people into a database for gun-purchase background checks, but some remain reluctant for privacy reasons. The federal government pushed to get more names into a national list of people ineligible to buy guns
"What it does is allow students to have an extra pair or group of people watching over them when they're going from one location to another," Montclair Police Department Chief Paul Cell said.
A court document in a drug smuggling case has shown that the private email service Hushmail has been cooperating with police in handing over user emails...
Another month, and another 250,000 forms are being mailed out in the Census Bureau's perpetual American Community Interrogation, which demands responses regarding a family's lifestyle, housing, work schedules, physical and mental disabilitie
Don't have time for the latest gossip in the neighborhood? No problem, just get on the computer and find out. Pittsburgh, Seattle, Denver: most of the country's larger cities are listed.
WASHINGTON - A top intelligence official says it is time people in the United States changed their definition of privacy. It's a brave new world.
Part Two of a two-part editorial by Richard Diamond detailing problems of fairness and accuracy that come with reliance upon photo enforcement.
Part One of a two-part editorial by Richard Diamond detailing problems of fairness and accuracy that come with reliance upon photo enforcement.
The $4 million registry maintains files on motorists across the country that contain names, dates of birth, sex, heights, weights, eye colors and the details of any tickets received. About one out of five drivers -- 42 million -- is listed in the dat
$2.9 million in compensatory damages, $8 million in punitive damages awarded to the father of a slain Marine who was "emotionally distressed" by protesters at his son's funeral. Don't even think of protesting at the funeral for
Jury awards $2.9 million in compensatory damages to father of slain Marine. The father claimed that a Westboro Baptist protest at his son's funeral caused him emotional distress and invaded his privacy.
As if Harry Potter needed any more publicity. J.K. Rowling threw some more logs on the Harry Potter publicity fire Friday. And all-inclusiveness took a homosexual turn, as gayness overtakes the Harry Potter series: who comes out of the closet?
Verizon Communications, the nation's second-largest telecom company, told congressional investigators that it had provided customers' telephone records to federal authorities in emergency cases without court orders hundreds of times since 200