Newly published documents from Edward Snowden's trove show that the NSA and its British counterpart GCHQ use Google's "preferences" cookies to follow suspects as they move around the Internet, and target them for later exploitation.
As part of his ongoing investigation into wireless surveillance of Americans by law enforcement, US Senator Edward J.
Eight Internet giants have formally urged the US president and Congress to reform and limit government surveillance, and have offered several suggestions on how to do it.
It took them a while, but Microsoft is finally announcing a concentrated effort to protect its customers and their data from unauthorised government surveillance.
The saga surrounding secure email provider Lavabit and its legal fight against the US government continues with a reply brief filed last Friday by the former, arguing that both the government’s pen-trap order and Stored Communications Act warrant are invalid.
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