Obama's speech January 17 echoed the longtime executive branch viewpoint that Americans should have no expectation of privacy in electronic transactions.
Chelsea (formerly Bradley) Manning, the U.S. Army private whose divulgence of classified materials to WikiLeaks in 2010 resulted in his 35-year prison sentence, has been named the 2014 recipient of the Sam Adams Award for Intelligence in Integrity in Intelligence by an organization of former U.S. national security officials.
The NSA is collecting millions of text messages from innocent people and is using radio waves to control computers not connected to a network.
President Obama is "listening and discussing" with lawmakers and tech industry leaders to consider reforms to the National Security Agency’s surveillance programs.
Senator Rand Paul (R-Ky.) is closer to filing a class-action lawsuit against the National Security Agency (NSA) for violating the constitutionally protected rights of Americans.
According to one of his attorneys, NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden will increase his public profile in 2014.
Apple Inc. executives have labeled leadership of the U.S. government's National Security Agency “malicious hackers” and have vowed to fight against reported NSA software hacks of all of Apple's iPhones.
The German magazine Der Spiegel revealed extraordinary details about the NSA's TAO program December 29, which is tasked with “pervasive” penetration of the Internet and global telephone traffic.
A New York judge said the NSA's warrantless surveillance of all telephone records is legal though it "imperils the civil liberties of every citizen."
The Washington Post, one of the premier mouthpieces for the establishment, is facing a tsunami of criticism and calls for full disclosure after the newspaper’s new owner, Amazon CEO and Bilderberg luminary Jeff Bezos, secured a $600 million contract with the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency for “cloud” services.