News and Articles About Government Surveillance

Judge Says NSA Phone Surveillance Is Constitutional
Technology

Judge Says NSA Phone Surveillance Is Constitutional

Just 11 days after a federal judge in Washington said the NSA's phone-data collection program is 'almost certainly' unconstitutional, a federal judge in New York said the program is legal.
Lauren Covello
Tech Giants Form Group to Pressure U.S. Over Surveillance
Technology

Tech Giants Form Group to Pressure U.S. Over Surveillance

Amid NSA snooping, the biggest American Internet companies are taking a list of demands to Washington.
Ray Hennessey
Marissa Mayer, Traitor?
Technology

Marissa Mayer, Traitor?

Recent comments from Yahoo's CEO suggest U.S. technology companies can be charged with the high crime of treason if they meddle in the government's attempt to collect private data on citizens.
Ray Hennessey
Another Site Shuts Down on Government Surveillance Fears
Technology

Another Site Shuts Down on Government Surveillance Fears

Groklaw, generally considered the go-to web community for legal issues related to technology, has abruptly shut down, citing the U.S. government's surveillance of emails.
Ray Hennessey
Amid Surveillance Concerns, Email Services Pull Plug on Themselves
Technology

Amid Surveillance Concerns, Email Services Pull Plug on Themselves

Two prominent secure email services have shut down, apparently under pressure from the federal government.
Ray Hennessey