Online ad network's board dismisses Gurbaksh Chahal after the company's founder pleaded guilty to misdemeanor battery charges related to the beating of his girlfriend.
Politicians fail to block National Security Agency's domestic surveillance program that vacuums up Americans' phone call metadata. But privacy advocates say they're encouraged.
For Wolfgang Schmidt, who used to head East Germany's feared spy service, the NSA's reported spy program "would have been a dream come true."
Electronic Privacy Information Center organizes request by leading technologists to halt National Security Agency's domestic surveillance. They're trying a novel argument from a 2011 lawsuit.
The Pentagon operates drones abroad that are armed with sophisticated sensors, Hellfire missiles, and laser-guided bombs. The House of Representatives wants to know if they're used at home.
Homeland Security's specifications say drones must be able to detect whether a civilian is armed. Also specified: "signals interception" and "direction finding" for electronic surveillance.
The National Security Agency's Perfect Citizen program hunts for vulnerabilities in "large-scale" utilities, including power grid and gas pipeline controllers, new documents from EPIC show.
Pluto.tv, an online television network, offers a round-the-clock channel full of nothing but cat videos. Don't fret, dog owners, there's also a channel for canines.
Official says government agencies and offices have already been connected to its "national information network" just as state news says Google is being blocked, Reuters reports.
Anthrozoologist John Bradshaw insists that cats really aren't terribly domesticated and think that humans are the same species as them, but oddly "non-hostile."