Microsoft hammered by surveillance requests in 2016 (updated)
But the number of total affected users went down.
Obama expands the NSA's ability to share data with other agencies
The NSA can more easily disseminate "raw signals intelligence information" among the CIA, FBI and others.
Reuters: Yahoo email scanning done with a Linux kernel module
Politicians and privacy groups want to see the court order authorizing this bulk surveillance.
CIA and NSA doubled their searches for Americans' data in 2 years
They're really eager to sift through the NSA's communications database.
Congress asks the NSA how often it spies on Americans
A House letter asks if surveillance is sweeping up US residents by mistake.
Lawsuit asks Justice Department to reveal decryption orders
The Electronic Frontier Foundation wants to know if tech companies have been ordered to unlock user data.
NSA spied on your email even after program was shut down
Not allowed to do it in the US? No bother, just take your collection tools overseas.
Twitter sues US government over Transparency Report restrictions
Twitter has been publishing what bits of info it's allowed to concerning national security request...
US fines over data requests would have destroyed Yahoo in a year
The US government's threat that it would fine Yahoo $250,000 per day back in 2008 was bad enough b...