Big Brother

Lauren McCauley, staff writer
"People from across the political spectrum are outraged, and every lawmaker who votes to take away our privacy will regret it come election day," warned Evan Greer, campaign director for Fight for the Future. (Photo: bigerminam/Shutterstock via ACLU)
Privacy advocates on Monday are urging Americans to call their elected officials , warning that there are only 24 hours left to "save online privacy rules" before the U.S. House of Representatives votes on a measure that would allow major telecom companies to collect user data and auction it off to the "highest bidder." #broadbandprivacy Tweets...
Jon Queally, staff writer
Privacy and consumer advocates—and a seemingly endless chorus of Internet user...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Physical hacking techniques, such as intercepting phone shipments, was something that had been previously hinted at in documents released by National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden. (Photo: Toshiyuki IMAI/cc/flickr)
On the tails of its damning CIA hacking bombshell , WikiLeaks on Thursday...

Further

Privacy advocates kicked off a new anti-surveillance campaign in style by floating an airship reading "Illegal Spying Below" - complete with helpful arrow - over the NSA's massive data center in Utah. Dubbed "the maiden patrol of the first anti-surveillance activist air force," the flight marked the launch of Stand Against Spying , a project by Electronic Frontier Foundation, Greenpeace, the Tenth Amendment Center and 20 more groups that seeks to outlaw mass surveilance, reform the FISA court,...