To protest the NSA spying program on Independence Day, dozens of top Web sites will display a Fourth Amendment banner, and thousands of people will participate in street protests across the country.
The Firefox browser developer sets up a site to send e-mail to Congress urging changes to surveillance laws and an investigation to "reveal to the public the extent of this domestic spying."
Open letter from privacy advocates, Internet activists, journalists, and others calls on Microsoft to provide public documentation about the security and privacy practices around Skype.
They're among a number of companies that disappoint with their privacy practices, according to the Electronic Frontier Foundation -- which likes what it sees from Twitter and others.
The government seized MegaUpload's user data and one former user has run out of patience with negotiations to decide what should be done with it. He wants a federal court to order that his footage be returned.
Startup Aereo's free broadcasting service remains the target of television networks as they try to shutter it based on copyright infringement.
Speakers at privacy event warn developers that regulation will come if they don't shape up.
Consumer rights groups oppose subpoena for Twitter data of arrested demonstrator.
A subpoena for a protestor's Twitter account information could reveal location data without forcing authorities to obtain a search warrant, privacy advocates at the EFF note.
Federal prosecutors say guide prepared by Electronic Frontier Foundation buttresses their position on whether Americans can be forced to divulge their passphrases.