Nationalsecurity

07.30.15
Former US national security officials back end-to-end encryption
07.30.15

Former US national security officials back end-to-end encryption

Some serious political support for encryption.

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02.06.14
Twitter wants government permission to share specifics about national security requests
02.06.14

Twitter wants government permission to share specifics about national security requests

Twitter released a new transparency report this morning, and it's just as much about what the comp...

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11.05.13
Canadian government blocked potential Lenovo bid for BlackBerry over security concerns
11.05.13

Canadian government blocked potential Lenovo bid for BlackBerry over security concerns

The BlackBerry of today could've been a Chinese-controlled company -- if the Canadian government h...

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10.02.13
Secret NSA project gathered American cellphone location data
10.02.13

Secret NSA project gathered American cellphone location data

The NSA's been rather busy over the past few years, tracking everything from your emails to phone ca...

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09.24.13
Dropbox backs petitions to disclose exact national security request numbers
09.24.13

Dropbox backs petitions to disclose exact national security request numbers

The call for greater US government transparency just got louder: Dropbox has filed a Foreign Intel...

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06.26.13
Microsoft follows Google's lead, files request to reveal more data about FISA orders
06.26.13

Microsoft follows Google's lead, files request to reveal more data about FISA orders

The Wall Street Journal reports that in a move similar to Google's request last week, Microsoft ha...

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06.15.13
Google, Twitter push to reveal number of national security related requests separately
06.15.13

Google, Twitter push to reveal number of national security related requests separately

While Microsoft and Facebook have both published information tonight about how many requests for c...

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06.14.13
Facebook reveals government data request numbers, is first to include national security stats
06.14.13

Facebook reveals government data request numbers, is first to include national security stats

Facebook lawyer Ted Ullyot revealed in a post tonight precisely how many user-data requests it rec...

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