Lawmakers want limits on schools and companies that share information about students.
Jon Leibowitz has been appointed to the board of advisors for a consumer data website.
The companies promised the fingerprints on smartphones are secure from hackers.
The public is largely supportive of the Supreme Court’s 9-0 ruling.
The NSA is reportedly targeting people trying to download the privacy software Tor.
The analysis said NSA programs are legal and show “no trace” of “illegitimate activity."
Facebook manipulated users’ experiences for a new academic study.
Business groups said the rulings should convince Congress to keep laws up to date with technology.
Reps. John Conyers (D-Mich.) and Jerry Nadler (D-N.Y.) want to change the law that deprives emails...
Facebook will begin looking at users’ activity on the rest of the Internet.
Adm. Michael Rogers said anonymity is being sacrificed for technology.
It's often big news when legislation is passed that aims to address technological issues such as...
Anticipation is building for Senate Judiciary Chairman Leahy to unveil his bill.
Software should be a means of "defending our freedom," Snowden said.
Netflix is asking feds to consider regulating Internet providers like telephone companies.
Nearly nine out of 10 people are “incidental” targets.
A government privacy board formally endorsed the NSA's online spying of foreign citizens.
As a result, a lawsuit against the Web giant will proceed in a lower court.
The board previously said the NSA's phone records collection program was illegal.
The companies collect billions of bits of information about people.
Privacy-minded lawmakers are pledging to monitor Facebook’s new ad system.
Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) wants the apps that allow abusers to digitally track their victims to be...
Apple is expanding uses for its Touch ID, the iPhone’s fingerprint verification feature.
Rather than trying to obscure the public record, a better approach for privacy regulators is to...