New Security Laws Have Built-In Conflicts

Opinion | Alan Daley
The Blackphone, an Android software-based mobile which encrypts texts, voice calls and video chats, is displayed after being launched during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona

The U.S., UK, and EU all have new privacy regimes that don’t mesh

The Calif. Cop Who Stole Nude Photos From Arrestees Won't Face Jail Time

US | Robert Pursell
Golden Gate Bridge Security

‘Taken from the phone of my 10-15x while she’s in X-rays. Enjoy buddy!!!’

High-Speed Traffic Cameras Tracking Where You Go

Tech | Robert Pursell
Tracking License Plates.JPEG

Privacy concerns being raised with massive license plate registries

White House: Migrants' Right To Privacy Trumps Americans' Right To Know

Politics | Neil Munro

When the polls are bad, hide the data

Researchers Expose Government Hacking Tools

Tech | Josh Evans
An illustration picture shows the logo of the U.S. National Security Agency on the display of an iPhone in Berlin

‘By dramatically lowering the entry cost on invasive and hard-to-trace monitoring, it lowers the cost of targeting political threats’

New Lamp Posts In Chicago Raise 'Big Brother' Fears

Tech | Hayley Hoefer
The Chicago skyline

Is this technology a privacy threat?

Privacy Shouldn't Trump Free Speech

Opinion | Zach Graves
A man stands in front of a Google logo in Hong Kong

Do Europeans have a right to be forgotten?

DHS looking to build national license plate database

Tech | Kelsi Thorud
A snow and ice covered license plate is seen on a taxi in Times Square during a snow storm in Manhattan in New York

‘You’re just somehow never alone or away from the glaring eyes, in the minds of some, of Big Brother’

Drones: Coming to a public university near you

Education | Robby Soave
Demonstrators deploy model of U.S. drone aircraft at "Stop Watching Us: A Rally Against Mass Surveillance" near U.S. Capitol in Washington

University of Alaska, Virginia Tech and Texas A&M among new drone test sites

Guess what?! NSA is tracking cell phone location data

Tech | Josh Peterson
An undated aerial handout photo shows the National Security Agency (NSA) headquarters building in Fort Meade, Maryland

The Justice Department denied in June that this was being done

Parents of alleged Silk Road founder launch legal fund, website

US | Charles C. Johnson

Ross Ulbricht an unlikely drug, theft and murder kngpin

California's choose-your-own locker room law faces ballot drive

Education | Eric Owens
shower. Photo: Getty Images

‘The largest number of volunteer signatures ever submitted’

How to keep the new Xbox One from watching you like a complete creep now

Tech | Josh Peterson
Booth girls stand next to Microsoft's new game console Xbox One at the Tokyo Game Show in Chiba

‘You are in control of when Kinect is on or off’

Internal emails reveal Obama advisers concerned over Patriot Act

Tech | Josh Peterson
Mobile phone simulating call to German Chancellor Merkel next to a tablet showing the logo of NSA is seen in picture illustration taken in Frankfurt

Concerns date back as early as 2004

Author of Patriot Act plans to introduce to bill to rein in NSA

Politics | Josh Peterson
NSA Drone Strikes

‘We need more transparency, and there’s a way to do it’

Company that spied with webcams on adults engaged in 'intimate activities' settles with FTC

Tech | Josh Peterson
Britain Mass Surveillance

A computer rental company whose franchisees spied with webcams on adults engaged in “intimate activities” settled with the Federal Trade Commission, according to an agency announcement.

Duffy protects privacy in the real world

Opinion | Michael Mayfield and John Berlau

The former MTV star takes on the CFPB

Facebook allows underage users to make posts public

Tech | Whitney Waters
Man threatens President Obama via Facebook

‘The kids who might be the most likely to do that might not have the best judgment about what they post’

Obamacare: a massive privacy breach waiting to happen

Opinion | Naomi Lopez Bauman
Applications are seen at a rally held by supporters of the Affordable Care Act in Jackson, Mississippi

A former HHS council recommends delaying implementation so data can be secured.