Internet Privacy

Nadia Prupis, staff writer
The Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) building in Cheltenham, Gloucestireshire. (Photo: UK Ministry of Defence/flickr/cc)
Just days into his new job as the head of Britain’s spy agency, intelligence chief Robert Hannigan proclaimed on Tuesday that privacy "has never been an absolute right" and that social media networks are helping criminals and terrorist groups like ISIS build their operations. Hannigan, who stepped into his role as director of the Government...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Verizon is among the companies tracking its users' internet activity with undeletable "supercookies." (Photo: Robert Scoble/flickr/cc)
Service giants Verizon and AT&T have been quietly following more than 100...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
A federal appeals court on Wednesday began hearings into whether the government...