National Security Agency
NSA leaker Edward Snowden addressed SXSW’s interactive tech conference via satellite in Austin and spoke out about the importance of online privacy. Our technology analyst said his speech was well received.
Reports of the National Security Agency (NSA) collecting data on millions of Americans has spurred one the first bills of the year in the California Legislature.
New allegations stemming from the National Security Agency spy scandal have sparked talk of a boycott for the RSA conference — a major cyber security event that bring thousands of tech experts to San Francisco annually.
President Barack Obama on Tuesday discussed the troubled federal health care website, government surveillance and other issues with executives from Google, Twitter, Apple and several other leading technology companies.
Google, Facebook, Apple and other major tech companies are teaming up to demand that the government reform its digital surveillance programs with an open letter to President Obama.
Some of the most popular websites are stepping up their encryption efforts to stop unauthorized snooping.
Google is rebuffing governments more frequently as authorities in the U.S. and other countries get more aggressive about mining the Internet for information about people’s online activities.
San Francisco and Peninsula Congresswoman Jackie Speier is pushing for greater oversight of the National Security Agency as well as whistleblower protections for NSA contractors like Edward Snowden.
The National Security Agency has secretly broken into the main communications links that connect Yahoo and Google data centers around the world, the Washington Post reported, citing documents obtained from former NSA contractor Edward Snowden.
12 years after the 9/11 attacks, Phil Matier reflects on how daily life in the Bay Area is still impacted, mostly through security measures.