Surveillance Power From Patriot Act Lapses With No Deal In Senate
Senate Creating Secret Encyclopedia Of US Spy ProgramsTrying to get a handle on hundreds of sensitive, closely held surveillance programs, a Senate committee is compiling a secret encyclopedia of American intelligence collection. Senator Dianne Feinstein initiated the effort in 2013.
NSA Eavesdropping On Countless Hard Drives With Spyware New Report RevealsThe National Security Agency has found a way to eavesdrop on countless computer hard drives by installing spyware deep within the drives made by major manufacturers, according to a new report.
Drone-Hunter Scans For Peeping Drones Then Knocks Them OutPeople frustrated by drones flying over their neighborhoods may have a new way to fight back.
Palo Alto Grocery Store Manager Cited, Released For Using Hidden Camera In Womens' RestroomA 39-year-old man was cited Monday following a two-month investigation into a hidden camera found by a woman while using a restroom at a grocery store in Palo Alto, police said today.
11 Ways The Government Is Spying On YouYou don't have to read too far into the dystopian works of George Orwell's 1984 or Aldous Huxley's Brave New World before drawing up some similarities between fiction and real-world governments.
Twitter Sues Government For Right To Release Federal Surveillance RecordsSighting need for to provide transparency to customers and the desire to express their free speech rights, Twitter is suing the Department of Justice and the Federal Bureau of Investigation for the right to disclose the exact number of court orders and security requests they get from the federal government.
Google Encrypting Email Amid Spying FearsMountain View-based Google and other companies are now automatically encrypting all email, but that doesn't ensure confidentiality unless the recipients' email provider also adopts the technology.
ConsumerWatch: Your Car May Be Spying On YouYour car may be spying on you, and the information it collects can, and may be used against you.
Rand Paul Slams Obama, Others Over Spying During UC Berkeley VisitRepublican Sen. Rand Paul's criticisms of President Barack Obama and other government leaders over recent surveillance disclosures were warmly received on Wednesday at the University of California, Berkeley.
Zuckerberg Voices Frustrations With NSA To Obama After Reports Of Facebook-Based SpyingThe post comes a day after the news site Intercept reported that the National Security Agency has impersonated a Facebook server to infect surveillance targets' computers and get files from a hard drive. The NSA says the report is "inaccurate."
Sen. Feinstein Accuses CIA Of Spying On Lawmakers' Computer Network The head of the Senate Intelligence Committee accused the CIA Tuesday of criminal activity in improperly searching a computer network set up for lawmakers investigating allegations that the agency used torture in terror investigations during the Bush administration.