Targeted advertising is just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the role Facebook soon will be able to play in the lives of users, and maybe even nonusers.
Rep. Mark Pocan, D-Wis., is sponsoring the proposed law with the help of five other House members, including Rep. Thomas Massie, R-Ky. When Congress returns from recess next week, Pocan plans to present the bill in an effort to repeal parts of the Patriot Act.
The New York City mayor announced Monday that he would act on plans to include Muslim holidays in the public school calendar. Journalist Uzma Kolsy says it's not enough.
Clashes between the Ukrainian government and demonstrators continued Friday, despite President Viktor Yanukovych offering to give a little ground. The government's creative use of text messaging earlier in the week, not to mention violence, had something to do with the ongoing calls for regime change.
In an op-ed for the Financial Times, Oscar-winning filmmaker Oliver Stone and American University professor Peter Kuznick argue that the National Security Agency’s surveillance program that began during George W. Bush’s administration and has been expanded by President Barack Obama “is laying the foundation for a frighteningly dystopian future.”
A look at the day's political happenings, including PolitiFact considers possible outcomes for Wednesday's Supreme Court same-sex marriage decisions and "The Daily Show's" John Oliver takes aim at the media and the government over whistle-blower Edward Snowden.
During an appearance on "Fox News Sunday," the Kentucky Republican said he was looking into filing a class-action lawsuit against the federal government over the National Security Agency's surveillance of phone records and Internet data.
The age of the drones has arrived. It's not possible to uninvent these Orwellian devices, but we can -- and must -- restrain their use.
What's good for the police apparently isn't good for the people -- or so the law enforcement community would have us believe when it comes to surveillance.