House looks into claims the NSA spied on Congress
A House intelligence committee wants to know if the NSA eavesdropped on chats between Congress and advocacy groups.
The NSA spied on Congress, too
The agency also continued surveilling friendly heads of state.
UK claims its spying bill will protect you from cyberbullies
The Investigatory Powers Bill will supposedly be used to fight harassers and trolls, not just terrorists.
The thing you'd worry about happening in an Airbnb happened
Peeping tom allegedly installed hidden cameras to creep on unsuspecting guests.
Kazakhstan will require internet surveillance back doors
As of January 1st, the Kazakh government will have the power to spy on virtually any internet user in the country.
The NSA's mass US phone surveillance ends tonight
As of midnight on November 29th, the NSA can no longer scoop up US phone call data indiscriminately.
Facebook's new alert system warned the US about Iranian hackers
If it weren't for Facebook code that warns about state-sponsored hacks, the US State Department might not have caught an Iranian attack when it did.
Germany scales back its spying while other nations want more
Germany will ban its intelligence agency from spying indiscriminately on EU citizens.
Judge rules against NSA's phone data collection, to limited effect
A judge has barred the NSA from collecting phone records for some people... right before the plan gets an overhaul.