Court rules Stingray use without a warrant violates Fourth Amendment
The ruling could have widespread implications for the technology.
AT&T reportedly spies on its customers for government cash
The Daily Beast reports that Project Hemisphere is a paid-for metadata program that's all sorts of Orwellian.
Federal judge throws out evidence obtained by 'stingray' trackers
"Absent a search warrant, the government may not turn a citizen's cell phone into a tracking device."
Researchers develop a drug-sniffing car that can pinpoint your stash
This really would have changed the end of ‘Breaking Bad.’
EFF confirms that the DEA has deleted its phone call database
The agency says it purged its collection of international call metadata in January 2015.
Critical Flash exploit emerges from Hacking Team breach
Feel safe with your fully-patched computer? If you use Flash and land on the wrong website, you ma...
The DEA's eavesdropping has tripled over the past decade
A federal agency eavesdropping is nothing new -- even if sometimes they do it with controversy. Bu...
Recommended Reading: The internet can't handle streaming big TV events
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The DEA collected call metadata way before the NSA did
Apparently, the NSA's massive surveillance program wasn't a first: it was modeled after a precurso...