- Edward Snowden speaks at SXSW conference Updated: Mar-10-14 4:43 pm
- Germany rejects Snowden claim it bowed to NSA Updated: Mar-10-14 12:26 pm
- WikiLeaks' Assange talks NSA, hints at more leaks Updated: Mar-08-14 4:46 pm
- Snowden, Assange top bill at Texas tech gathering Updated: Mar-07-14 4:50 pm
- Judge rejects Justice request on phone records Updated: Mar-07-14 4:46 pm
- Senator: Technology warrants new privacy laws Updated: Mar-06-14 6:37 pm
- Gen. Dempsey: NSA leaks will cost billions Updated: Mar-06-14 12:25 pm
- Telecoms push back on proposed NSA plan Updated: Mar-03-14 1:56 pm
- Report: UK spies intercept webcam pics, nudity Updated: Feb-27-14 3:56 pm
- Justice Dept wants NSA phone records kept longer Updated: Feb-26-14 5:01 pm
- NSA surveillance: A new door to court challenges? Updated: Feb-26-14 4:37 pm
- Judge: Spying on NJ Muslims by NYPD was legal Updated: Feb-21-14 2:22 am
- Government drops plan to collect license tag data Updated: Feb-19-14 8:58 pm
- NSA surveillance exposes political party divisions Updated: Feb-18-14 11:48 am
- House passes drone, government surveillance bills Updated: Feb-18-14 1:44 am
- What can unite liberals and tea partyers? The NSA Updated: Feb-17-14 10:49 am
- Indonesia baffled by spying on shrimp spat Updated: Feb-17-14 2:22 am
- Watchdog: Past 2 years 'atrocious' for journalists Updated: Feb-12-14 5:40 pm
- Sen. Rand Paul sues Obama over NSA surveillance Updated: Feb-12-14 4:30 pm
- Judge stays secret docs order in Ill. terror case Updated: Feb-11-14 4:55 pm
- RI groups protest federal government surveillance Updated: Feb-11-14 8:10 am
- Media sometimes try, fail to keep NSA's secrets Updated: Feb-08-14 2:47 pm
AUSTIN, Texas - NSA leaker Edward Snowden spoke via live video conference Monday to a packed audience at the South By Southwest Interactive Festival.
BERLIN - Germany on Monday dismissed a claim by NSA leaker Edward Snowden that it had bowed to U.S. demands to water down privacy rights for German citizens.
AUSTIN, Texas - Speaking over Skype from the Ecuadorian embassy in London, fugitive WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said his living situation is a bit like prison - with a more lenient visitor policy.
AUSTIN, Texas - Surveillance. Online privacy. Robots. Food processing. Wearable computers. To get a sense of what's on the minds of the tech industry's thinkers, leaders and tinkerers, it's a good idea to head to Austin, Texas, rather than Silicon Valley this time of the year.
WASHINGTON - A federal judge has rejected a Justice Department request to keep telephone records collected by the National Security Agency beyond a five-year limit, saying that to do so would further infringe on the privacy interests of U.S. citizens.
ANNAPOLIS, Maryland - Sen. Christopher Shank says government agencies can learn a great deal about people by just tracking their movements via cellphones and license plates, so Maryland needs stricter protections to keep pace with new surveillance technology.
WASHINGTON - The top U.S. military officer says it will take two years of study and billions of dollars to overcome the loss of security to military operations and tactics that were revealed in the massive stash of documents taken by former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden.
WASHINGTON - When Apple, Google, Microsoft and other tech giants united in outrage last summer over the National Security Agency's unfettered spying, telecommunications giants such as AT&T, Verizon and Sprint -whose customers are also the targets of secret government spying- remained noticeably mum.
LONDON - Britain's signals intelligence division is stealing screenshots from hundreds of thousands of innocent Yahoo users' webcam videos, according to the Guardian newspaper, which also reported that the years-long operation has swept up a huge haul of intimate photographs.
WASHINGTON - The Justice Department is asking a secret federal court to let the government keep telephone records collected by the National Security Agency beyond a five-year limit, arguing that it has an obligation to retain evidence in lawsuits it is facing.
WASHINGTON - A Brooklyn man in prison for terrorism may have a new opportunity to challenge his conviction because the government only recently told him how it obtained evidence it intended to use against him. It was through one of the National Security Agency's secret surveillance programs.
NEW YORK - A federal judge has ruled that the New York Police Department's surveillance of Muslims in New Jersey was a lawful effort to prevent terrorism, not a civil rights violation.
WASHINGTON - The Homeland Security Department abruptly reversed course Wednesday and dropped plans to ask a private company to give the government access to a nationwide database of license plate tracking information.
WASHINGTON - The debate roiling the U.S. political landscape about whether to continue the dragnet surveillance of Americans' phone records is highlighting divisions within the Democratic and Republican parties, creating splits in each party that could have consequences ahead of the 2014 congressional elections and the 2016 presidential contest.
OLYMPIA, Washington - The state House on Monday passed two bills that would restrict the use of drones and government surveillance in Washington state.
WASHINGTON - Hoyt Sparks says he has no use for liberal Democrats and their "socialistic, Marxist, communist" ways.
JAKARTA, Indonesia - Indonesia's foreign minister said Monday he was baffled by the latest report of a top-secret document about Australia spying on Indonesia and offering to share that information with the U.S., saying he was not sure how snooping on a trade spat could relate to security.
UNITED NATIONS - The past two years have seen an "absolutely atrocious" number of killings and incarcerations of journalists, with Syria the deadliest place to work and Turkey the number one jailer, a press freedom advocacy group said Wednesday.
WASHINGTON - Sen. Rand Paul, a possible Republican presidential candidate, sued the Obama administration Wednesday over the National Security Agency's mass collection of millions of Americans' phone records.
CHICAGO - A federal judge said Tuesday she'll wait for the appeals process to run its course before implementing her ruling that gives lawyers for a Chicago terrorism suspect access to secret documents spelling out how the U.S. government sought permission to spy on him.
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - Two Rhode Island groups say they'll be protesting federal government and corporation surveillance programs at a rally outside the federal courthouse in Providence.
LONDON - News organizations publishing leaked National Security Agency documents have inadvertently disclosed the names of at least six intelligence workers and other government secrets they never intended to give away, an Associated Press review has found.