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Stories with subject: Consumer privacy
  • AP Explains: Privacy wars pit tech firms vs. the feds 
    Updated: Apr-15-16 1:28 pm

    NEW YORK - Companies like Apple and Microsoft are pushing back against government surveillance in the courts, arguing that federal authorities have gone too far in obtaining chats, emails and other private information from phones and online services.

  • Resolution in FBI-Apple case prolongs larger legal battle story has photos
    Updated: Mar-30-16 11:58 pm

    SAN FRANCISCO - The FBI's victory in breaking into a San Bernardino killer's iPhone without Apple's help merely prolongs a battle over how far the government can go to examine private messages, photos and other files.