FBI Seeks to Legally Hack You If You're Connected to TOR or a VPN
Law would allow law enforcement to search electronic data if target computer location has been hidden through Tor or VPN.
by Nicole Kardell
Data firms spying on Obamacare users
When you apply for coverage on HealthCare.gov, dozens of data companies may be able to tell that you are on the site.
by AP

FBI's "Suicide Letter" to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Dangers of Unchecked Surveillance
The lesson to learn here: history must play a central role in the debate around spying today.
by EFF.org
The next frontier of hacking: your car
Going to make it easier for tech-savvy troublemakers to cause serious harm — or even car crashes.
by Timothy B. Lee

GCHQ captured emails of journalists from top international media
Snowden files reveal emails of BBC, NY Times and more.
by James Ball
US ‘penetrated North Korea computer systems’ in 2010
Breach allowed Washington to insist Pyongyang was to blame for recent cyberattack.
by AFP

Bangladesh shut down messaging services to quell violence
Smartphone messaging and voice services have become a popular communication medium for supporters of the anti-government protests.
by Phys.org
Study: Facebook 'Likes' Reveal Your Real Personality
…And Facebook has ties to the CIA.
by Korea Times


'Stealth cameras' to be installed on UK motorways
Critics say that the camouflage cameras enforcing a 70mph speed limit will catch drivers unawares on hitherto unpoliced stretches of motorways.
by Camilla Turner
Advertisers, Feds Want Data Automakers Collect From High-Tech Cars
Data reveals when a car carrying a child is passing by McDonald’s and when a driver is speeding.
by Kit Daniels

Parents investigated for neglect after letting kids walk home alone
“We wouldn’t have let them do it if we didn’t think they were ready for it.”
by Donna St. George
A CIA Panel Has Found That the CIA Did Not Spy on the US Senate
CIA accountability board releases findings…
by Jason Leopold

Hacker Raided by Secret Service Now Makes Microsoft Spy Tools
Tools record what you type on Microsoft keyboards.
by Joe Biggs
Obama's Internet Proposal Is CISPA With a New Name
Obama proposes dragnet for Americans’ private data.
by Kit Daniels

US and EU politicians use Charlie Hebdo attack to call for more Internet surveillance
Censor any content that could incite and get the Internet service providers to help out.
by Fidel Martinez and Daniel Rivero
 Charlie Hebdo: More State Power, Not Freedom of Speech
A renewed war on terror seems to be what’s on most Western governments’ minds.
by Neil Macdonald