Jul 1, 2013 For the most part, strong encryption technology of our e-mails, texts, and phone calls has been the domain of the powerful and the paranoid. But that's starting to change.
Jun 26, 2013 At a Big Data industry conference in London, many industry experts find Edward Snowden's information dump unsurprising.
Jun 20, 2013 Back in 2010, the chief security officer for Facebook, Max Kelly left the company for the NSA.
Jun 17, 2013 Computer scientist Jaron Lanier has a market solution for the NSA's wiretapping needs -- and it involves taking out the agency's checkbook.
Jun 17, 2013 Apple says it has had between 4,000 and 5,000 government requests for user data from December of 2012 through last month.
Jun 14, 2013 Revelations about NSA collection of phone and online data has caused some Americans to change their habits. An example? A jump in the use of search engines that promise more privacy.
Jun 13, 2013 Allegations that Hong Kong and China were among tens of thousands of targeted networks by the NSA have generated a big reaction in Beijing and among China's state-run media.
Jun 12, 2013 The tech companies' sudden, overt concern about transparency in government surveillance may be as much about protecting themselves as consumers.
Jun 12, 2013 The American Civil Liberties Union has filed a lawsuit against the U.S. government over its collection of phone data. And what can you do personally to protect your data?
Stacey Vanek Smith
Jun 12, 2013 The public companies named in the NSA's surveillance program have shareholders, consumers and pressure to comply with government requests for information. So what pros and cons are they weighing?