Technically Incorrect: He might pose as a tech expert. But even the best make mistakes. Having signed up for Twitter, Edward Snowden gets buried in e-mail notifications from followers.
Why is the Internet so outraged about Yahoo scanning e-mail to improve the relevance of advertisements? This privacy flap already happened... in 2011.
The IRS is not answering questions about internal documents showing the agency believes Americans have "generally no privacy" in their e-mail, Facebook chats, and Twitter direct messages.
SecretInk claims that it has all the properties of Snapchat, applied to your e-mail. Wait, does anyone e-mail anymore?
Technically Incorrect: Apple's CEO says that encryption is "a must" in today's world. He believes that everyone is coming around to that view. Except, perhaps, the FBI.
The founders of shuttered e-mail services Silent Mail and Lavabit -- the latter used by NSA leaker Edward Snowden -- want to bring easy-to-use, snoop-proof e-mail to everyone.
The US infiltrated a government e-mail server to eavesdrop on former president Felipe Calderon -- a "lucrative source" of info, according to classified documents seen by Der Spiegel.
But the administration will tell Congress tomorrow that the feds need more surveillance powers over e-mail messages, Twitter direct messages, and Facebook direct messages in other ways.
Collection occurs when Internet services transmit the data during routine activity such as composing a message, The Washington Post reports.
Newly unsealed court papers reveal the circumstances behind the sudden closure of the encrypted e-mail service said to have been used by NSA leaker Edward Snowden.