A number of technology companies have combined their efforts to expose and counter surveillance by governmental entities.
Although he promised to bring greater transparency to government, many key Obama administration programs are kept under deep cover.
Motorists on America's highways are being randomly stopped and asked for breath, blood, and saliva samples in a $7.9 million research project of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
The National Security Agency is keeping track of the locations of hundreds of millions of cellphones all over the world, according to the latest documents from Edward Snowden.
The amount spent by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) since 2007 on a program to identify suspicious airplane passengers: $900 million.
A document leaked by whistleblower Edward Snowden reveals that the NSA is intent on maintaining its dominance in intelligence collection and has pledged to expand upon those powers.
Media around the country are reporting the inroads the Department of Homeland Security is making in transforming local law enforcement into subordinate outposts for the increasingly militarized federal agency.
In light of revelations of NSA surveillance of foreign leaders and people, the question of whether the Fourth Amendment applies to citizens of other countries is being debated.
WikiLeaks has published the chapter of the secret Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement that covers intellectual property rights.
Add Seattle to the list of local governments taking money from the Department of Homeland Security to put their citizens under federal surveillance.