Senate Democrats plan to grill the Supreme Court nominee on his involvement in the George W. Bush administration's counterterrorism policies, including the secret collection of Americans' personal data.
Now that we know we are surveilled 24/7 by the National Security Agency, Facebook, Google, hackers, the Russians, the Chinese and companies from which we've ordered swag on the internet, is there still any "right to be forgotten"?
As Google faced an internal employee revolt over its involvement in the Pentagon’s drone warfare program, WestExec—a firm headed by veterans of the Obama administration—stepped in to help. The case highlights the deep ties between the tech industry and government officials, says Yasha Levine.
An ACLU test of the tech giant’s Rekognition product confirms consumer advocates’ fears.
In addition to capturing conversations, the retail giant's spy system could also track the length of lines at the checkout counter, how many items are scanned and the number of bags employees use.
"Scheer Intelligence" podcast host Robert Scheer and guest Jennifer Rothman cover a topic that was once the concern of a relatively few famous and powerful people but has now become just about everybody's business.
The Supreme Court rules that police generally need a search warrant if they want to track criminal suspects' movements by collecting information about where they've used their cellphones.
The Rahm Emanuel administration has continued the city's long, troubled history of snooping on groups exercising their First Amendment rights—and now state legislators want to let it use drones.
Documents obtained by the Grayzone Project show how the SCL company conducted a surveillance operation using psychological profiling, “strategic communications campaigns” and infiltration of foreign operatives into local communities.
The American Civil Liberties Union is among those seeking release of an unredacted version of the paper, which they fear suggests that black political speech "be considered an indicator of criminal conduct or a national security threat."