CIA and NSA doubled their searches for Americans' data in 2 years
They're really eager to sift through the NSA's communications database.
Google now encrypts over 75 percent of its internet traffic
As a rule, you can assume that most of your Google data is relatively secure.
The NSA releases its first transparency report under the US Freedom Act
Unsurprisingly, the NSA says it's doing a great job at protecting privacy.
Politwoops is back preserving politicians' deleted tweets
You can now search and filter those brain farts.
Twitter reinstates Politwoops for cataloging politicians' tweets
The database of boneheaded tweets is back, for the sake of transparency.
Seattle Police's hacker leaves the force
The whitehat hacker who developed auto-blurring technology for dash-and-body camera footage has left the Seattle Police Department citing political issues as his reasoning.
Microsoft's Transparency Hub tracks surveillance requests
For the first time, Microsoft is showing content removal requests, too.
Google tosses 59 percent of Europe's 'right to be forgotten' requests
How is the European Union's "right to be forgotten" faring a year after it kicked in? If you ask...
Hillary Clinton wants all police to wear body cameras
Police body cameras might just represent a big talking point in next year's US elections. Presiden...