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  • Schmidt: NSA revelations forced Google to lock down data

    Google has worked hard to lock down the personal data it collects since revelations in the last year and a half about mass surveillance programs at the U.S. National Security Agency, company Chairman Eric Schmidt said.

    Written by Grant Gross13 Dec. 14 07:51
  • People flock to anonymizing services after NSA snooping reports

    Companies offering anonymous Web browsing and communication services are seeing a huge increase in business since recent news leaks about the U.S. National Security Agency's mass data collection and surveillance activities.

    Written by Grant Gross10 Oct. 13 19:55
  • Supreme Court set to hear landmark GPS tracking case

    The U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday will begin hearing arguments in a <a href="">landmark case</a> involving the government's authority to use GPS tracking devices in criminal investigations without first obtaining a court order.

    Written by Jaikumar Vijayan03 Nov. 11 08:18