The Surveillance Engine: How the NSA Built Its Own Secret Google
Search engine accesses 850 billion records.
by Ryan Gallagher

Governments Are Buying New Cellphone Surveillance Systems That Can Track You Anywhere In The World
Unidentified company employees are “concerned that such systems are being abused.”
by Giuseppe Macri
China To Launch Its Own OS, Defying NSA Spying
“We hope to launch a Chinese-made desktop operating system by October supporting app stores,” says expert
by Mark Melin

Want Milk or Toilet Paper? The Venezuelan Government Wants Your Fingerprints
Venezuelans are having a hard time finding the basics they need to live.
by Chris Connolly
Scientist: Robots Could Murder Humans -- Out of Kindness
Comments follow tweets by Tesla-founder earlier this month who said AI could be more dangerous than nuclear weapons.
by Ellie Zolfagharifard

Legal teams gang up on NSA over spy programs
ACLU joins with EFF to fight NSA.
by Bob Unruh
NSA Scaring People Away From Tor
Authorities’ interest in tracking Tor users is only getting more aggressive.
by Adam Clark Estes

Google Maps Has Been Tracking Your Every Move, And There’s A Website To Prove It
Google is tracking wherever your smartphone goes, and putting a neat red dot on a map to mark the occasion.
by Elizabeth Flux
One of NSA’s Biggest Contractors Will Now Be Recording Your License Plate Numbers
Raytheon was recently awarded a huge contract to install all-electronic tolling systems.
by Allegra Kirkland

Ferguson Fuels 'kill switch' Debate
Could give law enforcement the power to shut down cellphones during emergency situations, possibly including public demonstrations.
by Kate Tummarello
NSA/GCHQ: The HACIENDA Program for Internet Colonization
New NSA documents detail disturbing dragnet.
by Heise Online

How U.S. Government Surveillance Threatens Attorney-Client Privilege
NSA sweeps up confidential information related to ongoing legal matters.
NSA cyberwarfare could pick wrong targets, Snowden says
Cyberattacks are often routed through computers in innocent third countries.
by James Rogers

Congressman Wants to Curb Military Surplus Program
City streets should be a place for businesses and families, “not tanks and M16s.”
by Matthew Daly
Rep. King Blames Protesters for Situation in Ferguson, MO
Angry residents need to “straighten up and fly right.”