Privacy and the NSA

Are tech leaders and the president on the same page when it comes to civil liberties? The tech industry would like consumers to believe so.

Boston police halt license tracking system as media probe points to privacy violations

Officials in the Massachusetts capital have put the brakes on using license plate readers, after inadvertently releasing sensitive surveillance data to the media which probed it and indicated the technology could have been misused.

Demand your privacy

It seems our elected officials have no intention of reining in the National Security Agency’s mad-scientist quest to know everything about our communications and movements. If we want our privacy back, we’re going to have to fight for it.

How much is your privacy worth? $350 a year, according to AT&T

Would you pay less for Internet access if it meant being tracked more closely online and seeing advertising based on your behavior?

Big tech firms will protect your privacy… if it helps the bottom line

Major Internet companies such as Google, Facebook, Microsoft, and Yahoo have made fortunes mining your data, tracking your surfing habits, and learning everything there is to learn about you. But now they care about your privacy.

AT&T Cites User Privacy in Refusal to Issue Transparency Report

Telecommunications giant AT&T has come under fire from privacy advocates after it acknowledged that it will not publicly disclose any of its dealings with the National Security Agency.

Hardcoding the Right to Privacy

Another day, another revelation from the NSA. The agency recently disclosed that it collects and stores more than 5 billion cellphone records daily.

Day of action to demand ECPA reform

Today, the Bill of Rights Defense Committee joins a nationwide day of action calling for reform of the Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA)

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