Justice Department is venue for Obama NSA speech
The White House says President Barack Obama will travel to the Justice Department to announce the results of his review of National Security Agency surveillance programs.
Academics petition for end to 'blanket surveillance'
More than 250 academics from around the world signed an online petition this week calling for an end to "blanket mass surveillance" by intelligence agencies.
Big US tech firms calls for reform on snooping
Six of the biggest US technology firms are urging Congress to rein in the National Security Agency by requiring more transparency about surveillance and improved privacy protections.
LinkedIn asks to disclose US security orders
LinkedIn has asked a secret court to allow it to disclose the number of U.S. national security orders the company has received under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act.
US government to declassify parts of secret order
(AP)—The U.S. government says it will declassify parts of a 2008 secret court order that required Yahoo to turn over customer data under the National Security Agency's PRISM data-gathering program.
Yahoo CEO fears defying NSA on data could mean prison
Yahoo chief Marissa Mayer on Wednesday said she feared winding up in prison for treason if she refused to comply with US spy demands for data.
Yahoo reports 29,000 data requests
Yahoo received some 29,000 government requests for data on its users this year, with almost half coming from the United States, according to the company's global transparency report released Friday.
Microsoft joins Google in US spying suit
Microsoft says that a battle to shed light on secret US government requests for Internet user data will play out in court after failed peace talks.
Oversight board urges updated surveillance rules
An independent oversight board reviewing secret U.S. government surveillance programs warned the Obama administration that national security agencies' rules governing surveillance are outdated and need to be revised to reflect ...
US agency reveals more secrets after court order (Update)
The Obama administration has given up more of its surveillance secrets, acknowledging that it was ordered to stop scooping up thousands of Internet communications from Americans with no connection to terrorism ...
Report: NSA spying broke privacy rules many times (Update)
The National Security Agency has broken privacy rules or overstepped its legal authority thousands of times each year since Congress granted the U.S. intelligence agency broad new powers in 2008. In one case, ...
Obama orders creation of intelligence review group
President Barack Obama is directing his national intelligence director to form a panel of outside experts to review government intelligence and communications technologies.
Recognizing people by the way they walk
Recognizing people by the way they walk can have numerous applications in the fields of security, leisure or medicine. Ramon Mollineda, lecturer at the Department of Computing Languages and Systems at the Universitat Jaume ...
Secret court OKs continued US phone surveillance
(AP)—A secret U.S. intelligence court renewed an order Friday to continue forcing Verizon Communications to turn over hundreds of millions of telephone records to the government each day in its search for foreign terror ...