- AT&T says it will publish reports on data requests Updated: Dec-20-13 7:54 pm
- UN votes to protect privacy in digital age Updated: Dec-18-13 6:20 pm
- Former defense contractor enters guilty plea Updated: Dec-10-13 2:43 am
- Japan parliament approves contentious secrets law Updated: Dec-06-13 8:41 pm
- Biden spotlights China treatment of US journalists Updated: Dec-05-13 11:25 am
- UN advances Internet privacy resolution Updated: Nov-26-13 4:27 pm
- APNewsBreak: Navy Yard gunman had access pulled Updated: Nov-22-13 3:47 pm
- Web inventor: Surveillance threatens democracy Updated: Nov-22-13 1:00 pm
- Rights groups urge UN to back privacy protection Updated: Nov-21-13 6:55 pm
WASHINGTON - AT&T Inc. says it will publish reports on the number of requests for customer information that it receives from law enforcement agencies, the latest move in the telecommunications industry toward fuller disclosure amid debate over government surveillance programs.
UNITED NATIONS - The U.N. General Assembly unanimously adopted a resolution aimed at protecting the right to privacy against unlawful surveillance in the digital age on Wednesday in the most vocal global criticism of U.S. eavesdropping.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Virginia - A former Defense Department contractor is facing prison time after pleading guilty to charges related to the removal of classified materials.
TOKYO - Japan's parliament approved a state secrets law that stiffens penalties for leaks by government officials and for journalists who seek such information, overriding criticism that it could be used to cover up government abuses and suppress civil liberties.
BEIJING - Casting a spotlight on China's controls on the media, Vice President Joe Biden met with U.S. journalists working in Beijing Thursday after publicly criticizing how they're treated by China's government.
UNITED NATIONS - The U.N. General Assembly's human rights committee on Tuesday unanimously adopted a resolution sponsored by Brazil and Germany to protect the right to privacy against unlawful surveillance, following months of reports about U.S. eavesdropping abroad.
WASHINGTON - The company that employed the Washington Navy Yard shooter pulled his access to classified material for two days in August when mental health problems became evident, but restored it quickly and never told Navy officials about the withdrawal, The Associated Press has learned.
LONDON - The scientist credited with inventing the World Wide Web spoke out Friday against what he called a "growing tide of surveillance and censorship," warning that it is threatening the future of democracy.
UNITED NATIONS - Human rights groups urged the U.N. General Assembly Thursday to approve a resolution to protect the right to privacy against unlawful surveillance in the digital age and criticized the U.S. and its key allies for trying to weaken it.