Rights groups release anti-surveillance software
A coalition of human rights and technology groups including Amnesty International on Thursday launched new software to allow journalists and activists to check if their computers are being spied on.
Americans wary of snooping from government, advertisers
Americans are worried about being tracked—both by the government and by online marketers.
Prism Skylabs has privacy feature for store cameras
Singapore to deploy massive surveillance balloon
Singapore will deploy a huge tethered surveillance balloon to boost its maritime and air security, the defence ministry has announced.
Sen. Wyden: NSA tech spying hurts economy
Google Chairman Eric Schmidt and other Silicon Valley executives say controversial government spying programs are undercutting the Internet economy and want Congress to step up stalled reform.
Twitter sues FBI, DOJ to release NSA request info
Twitter is suing the FBI and the Department of Justice to be able to release more information about government surveillance of its users.
Where is that spacecraft? Statistically measuring uncertainty for space surveillance
Space surveillance is inherently challenging when compared to other tracking environments due to various reasons, not least of which is the long time gap between surveillance updates. "Unlike the air and missile defense environments ...
US threatened Yahoo with huge fine over surveillance
US authorities threatened to fine Yahoo $250,000 a day if it failed to comply with a secret surveillance program requiring it to hand over user data in the name of national security, court documents showed ...
US tech industry steps up push on surveillance reforms
Major US technology companies joined Monday to urge Congress to quickly pass legislation to reform government surveillance in the wake of revelations of massive NSA-led data sweep programs.
US court hears debate in NSA phone records case
A federal appeals court has expressed concern about the government's bulk collection of millions of Americans' telephone records.
Study: Social media users shy away from opinions
People on Facebook and Twitter say they are less likely to share their opinions on hot-button issues, even when they are offline, according to a surprising new survey by the Pew Research Center.
DRIP is an abuse of our rights, not a matter of national security
The UK is one of the most CCTV-saturated countries in the world. Being watched and monitored is an everyday reality on British streets, allegedly increasing from one camera for every 14 people in 2008 to one for every 11 people in 2013. ...
Surveillance a part of everyday life
Details of casual conversations and a comprehensive store of 'deleted' information were just some of what Victoria University of Wellington students found during a project to uncover what records companies ...
UK surveillance programmes challenged at tribunal
Civil liberties campaigners began a legal challenge Monday against the alleged use of mass surveillance programmes by the British intelligence services, in what they said were historic public hearings sparked ...