Both Google and Apple are now installing encryption schemes with their latest software.
AT&T and Verizon are asked to hand over massive amounts of customer information.
Several Samsung Galaxy devices have officially been approved by the NSA for use with classified information.
As expected, Senator Patrick Leahy recently introduced a new Senate version of the USA Freedom Act. This version of the bill was negotiated heavily by the White House and Senate and will block a number of activities by the NSA.
The OnePoll study found that nine in ten people believe that the government was listening to their phone conversations.
Yesterday, the United States Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit ruled that a warrant is required for cell phone location tracking since someone’s cell phone location data is included as part of a person’s reasonable expectation of privacy under the Fourth Amendment.
It’s an open secret that the NSA is keeping tabs on Internet users through various means. Whistleblower Edward Snowden’s revelations suggest that the agency does... not even have to take an active role in eavesdropping, as it’s the Internet and tech companies that do this for them. Case in point: Vodafone recently published a transparency report, indicating...
In their first-ever transparency reports, Verizon and AT&T combined received an equivalent of 1.2 requests every minute: AT&T reported receiving 301,816 requests for user data from state, local and federal authorities. Verizon reported receiving 321,545 requests for user data from state, local and federal authorities.
Verizon is “enhancing” their Relevant Mobile Advertising program, allowing Verizon to collect and hand over your online habits to marketers with creppy precision.
A Google employee has let it slip that Google is researching ways to streamline the use of PGP/GPG with Gmail. Google has “research underway to improve the usability of PGP with Gmail,” said the employee.