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.
Tim Berners-Lee pushes for amendments to a proposed European Parliament law that he believes could impede the equal treatment of online traffic, a concept known as Net neutrality.
The NSA whistleblower tells NBC the US government has decided "all of our data can now be collected without any suspicion of wrongdoing."
Proposed amendments would put a 120-day cap on the number of days per year residents can rent out their homes or rooms in the city.
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.
As is with most cases, "classified information" is cited as the reason why the controversial "privacy killer" CISPA will be amended in secret. But it's OK; it's only people's privacy at risk here.
Legislation allows video rental companies to obtain customer consent to share information about their viewing preferences online.
With the president's signature, legislation will make it easier for people to share their video-viewing preferences online.
The company's shares are now trading down as low as $2.45 -- a far cry from its 52-week high of $15.91 back in March.