Over half-a-million people have rallied against the warrantless spying, and demonstrations are taking place on the ground today.
Disturbing news from Russia, where the lower house of parliament, the Duma, has approved a first draft of an anti-Internet bill supposedly aimed at clamping down on copyright violations. Critics are calling the bill ‘the Russian SOPA’, in comparison to the U.S. anti-Internet SOPA Act which was eventually shelved due to a massive citizen-driven backlash.
The NSA has released 15 talking points about its interpretation of surveillance law. There's just one problem: Two U.S. Senators say that at least one of the NSA's statements is inaccurate, and another one is misleading.
Last week, Edward Snowden, the whistleblower behind the biggest intelligence leak in the history of the U.S. National Security Agency, answered questions about the revelations from the public.
This article is part of the Spies Without Borders posts, looking into how the information disclosed in the NSA leaks affect Internet users around the world whose private information is stored in U.S. servers, or whose data travels across U.S. networks. This article has been cross-posted on the website of the Electronic Frontier Foundation.
What do mass surveillance and intelligence collection operations look like? Australia provides an answer.
You should still be concerned about the U.S. National Security Agency's invasive blanket surveillance of millions - even as a law-abiding citizen
If you live in the US or communicate with someone who does, you should know that the US National Security Agency is indiscriminately collecting the daily communication records of millions of US citizens.
Skype has been around for over a decade, so why are French authorities hoping to tap and tax Skype calls now?