A draft of the country's encryption policy would have made it mandatory for residents to keep all encrypted data, which includes Gmail and WhatsApp, for 90 days.
San Francisco's board of supervisors votes to amend the bill passed last October legalizing short-term accommodation rentals.
The NSA whistleblower tells NBC the US government has decided "all of our data can now be collected without any suspicion of wrongdoing."
The Wikimedia Foundation argues that the NSA's full-scale seizure of Internet communications is a violation of its First and Fourth Amendment rights.
Call it a Christmas miracle for the First Amendment, or perhaps Sony again bowing to pressure, this time from Washington instead of terrorists. Either way, the movie will be released to some theaters.
The massive hack has raised questions about First Amendment rights, privacy and cyberwarfare. But there's a subtler issue at play when we look at all the news stories that have come from hacked inboxes: Why do we put this stuff in email?
Liking a political candidate's Facebook Page is the Internet equivalent of displaying a political sign in your front yard, a federal appeals court ruled.
The ACLU in Missouri meets with authorities to clarify the First Amendment right of anyone to film the police, as long as those filming aren't obstructive.
An early policy amendment has suggested that video game addicts may be exempt from mandatory military service but so far, no one has qualified for the exemption.
The Singapore government has passed an amendment to the country's Copyright Act that will let content owners compel service providers to block infringing sites, like Pirate Bay.