We have heard a lot about privacy concerns surrounding Windows 10 and accusations on Microsoft of collecting too much data about users without their consent. Now, the French data protection authority has ordered Microsoft to stop it.
On Thursday at the MIT Media Lab, Snowden and well-known hardware hacker Andrew "Bunnie" Huang plan to present designs for a case-like device that wires into your iPhone's guts to monitor the electrical signals sent to its internal antennas.
A federal appeals court Thursday said prosecutors cannot force U.S. companies like Microsoft to turn over customer emails and other data stored on servers overseas -- a ruling the government suggested could hamper national security investigations.
In a shocking article published Tuesday by the Verge, it was revealed the FBI has been quietly collecting hundreds of thousands of iris scans as part an experimental program referred to as the "FBI Iris Pilot."
FBI Director James Comey got Hillary off the hook but wants to put you on it. He is pushing hard for warrantless access to all of your Internet activity.
"It Is Shocking That US Citizens Are Not In An Uproar Over How Exposed They Are As a Nation". Hillary Clinton's emails and server misconduct are the least of our worries. The fact that her server was receiving files that passed through or origi
The questions of our time have become – who owns you? Your data? What about your DNA?
A 10-year study shows the U.S. wiretaps increasingly often and effectively
Rohnert Park, CA -- In a video that sparked outrage across the country, a Rohnert Park police officer was caught on film pulling a gun on a man for filming him. The victim, Don McComas has since filed a federal lawsuit against the officer and the de
Secret FBI rules allow agents to obtain journalists' phone records with approval from two internal officials -- far less oversight than under normal judicial procedures.
New York, NY - A security researcher claims to have a copy of a Thomson Reuters database that contains 2.2 million records from their 'World Check' database of "heightened risk individuals and entities," which is used by governments, banks,
A researcher has obtained a copy of Thomson Reuters' "World-Check" confidential intelligence database, which is used by governments, intelligence agencies, banks, law firms and more to scope out risks including suspected terrorists.
Sputnik news reports The US Navy has held talks with "Transhumanist" and presidential candidate Zoltan Istvan, who told Radio Sputnik about the US military's concerns.He advocates fitting human beings with technology, including microchips, to b
The Obama administration-supported measure would have allowed the FBI vast access to internet metadata without a warrant using a nonjudicial subpoena
Suffolk County, New York police arrested Edward Perkowski on Thursday after the police allegedly found in a raid of his home items including tens of thousands of dollars in cash, several guns and knives, ammunition, a bit of marijuana and illegal mus
Outdoor retailer snooping for the feds?
The feds are fighting to look at millions of private files without a warrant, including those of two transgender men who are taking testosterone.
Gawker Media has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy after a Florida judge issued a $140 million final judgment in favor of Hulk Hogan in the invasion-of-privacy lawsuit over the posting of a sex tape.
TN Note: Technocrats invent because they can. That people would not like what they invented does not concern them in the least. It is this very mentality that fuels the mantra to use science to engineer society as they see fit.
Garfield County Sheriff James "Danny" Perkins has issued threats in Utah against the Bureau of Land Management and the US Forest Service of they sought to close access by Americans to public lands.
Hillary Clinton did not cooperate with the State Department inspector general and his investigators, in the latest round of fact finding, but she has maintained that she is willing to talk with the FBI. However, she then told MSNBC the bureau has
One of the FBI's most secretive tactics, under which it's allowed to send a tech company a letter that demands data on a user--and then force that company to stay quiet about the whole thing--is now a lot more public.
The European Union is proposing a government ID for using the Internet which will eradicate both on-line privacy and free speech.
Courts across the country are grappling with a key question for the information age: When law enforcement asks a company for cellphone records to track location data in an investigation, is that a search under the Fourth Amendment?
Your phone is like your best friend. It holds all of your secrets, and there's a bond of trust--at least, you hope that there is. Advertisers may already be exploiting this trust and turning your phone against you, by using its tiny quirks to trac
The 30 million or so surveillance cameras peering into nearly every corner of American life might freak you out a bit, but you could always tell yourself that no one can access them all. Until now.
New York legislators are seeking to expand the state's involvement in the issue of cellphone use while driving, and this time with dire consequences for privacy rights.
I want privacy. Deep down I know it's important, so much so that on my home continent of Europe it's a fundamental right. I'm just not very good at safeguarding it.
Five questions about extremely long airport security lines Scott Mayerowitz … Already faced with lines that snake through terminals out to the curb, fliers are bracing for long waits at security in the busy months of July and August. Some major air
While the promise of a decentralized Internet has been tried and tested by various teams working on distinct technologies, the scope of the SAFE Network by the MaidSafe team brings together all of the missing pieces.