DEA never checked if its bulk surveillance data was legal
This includes programs that are still alive in some form today.
NSA deletes hundreds of millions of call records over privacy violations
Telecoms shared data from people unrelated to the NSA's targets.
Spotify needs your help tagging and sorting tunes
If you listen to super-niche music genres, now's your time to shine.
Apple is assisting the UK in terror investigations
Tim Cook hints the company has been complying with metadata requests.
Google can use machine learning to identify objects in videos
All the fun of image recognition applied to massive media databases.
Edward Snowden is not a fan of Russia's 'Big Brother' bill
"It's an unworkable, unjustifiable violation of rights."
Yahoo releases content of three FBI data requests to public
It's the first time a company has confirmed receiving a National Security Letter.
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.
US prisons allegedly record more inmate calls than they should (update: response)
It might not just be everyday people who've been subject to illegal surveillance -- prisoners may...