Project Hemisphere, which was detailed in slides supplied to The New York Times, included access to phone logs dating back 26 years.
Federal judge OKs prosecution of man accused of posting anti-police rants on Facebook, saying that dismissing criminal charges on free speech grounds would be "inappropriate."
The FBI, DEA, and Royal Canadian Mounted Police say IPv6 may erode their ability to trace Internet addresses -- and warn new laws may be necessary if industry doesn't do more.
Sen. Joe Manchin, who has not exactly been a booster of the cryptocurrency, is asking federal regulators to "ban" Bitcoin because it's "highly unstable and disruptive."
Breaking Bad's final season is coming to British Netflix in August, before it hits your television.
Officially, Uncle Sam says it doesn't interfere. But behind the scenes, the feds have been trying to browbeat Internet firms into helping with surveillance demands.
Internal document from the Drug Enforcement Administration complains that messages sent with Apple's encrypted chat service are "impossible to intercept," even with a warrant.
Concerns about privacy, facial recognition, cell phone tracking, and infrared surveillance have dealt a setback to law enforcement's growing enthusiasm for aerial drones.
In latest case to test how technological developments alter Americans' privacy, federal court sides with Justice Department on police use of concealed surveillance cameras on private property.
Police are indiscriminately capturing photos of license plates with cameras on roadways that also record the date, time and location, ACLU says.