Amid an atmosphere of increasing government mistrust, the Electronic Frontier Foundation's classic phone booth to get Defcon hackers to direct dial Congress shows it's not easy to get computer geeks to pick up the phone.
To protest the NSA spying program on Independence Day, dozens of top Web sites will display a Fourth Amendment banner, and thousands of people will participate in street protests across the country.
The Firefox browser developer sets up a site to send e-mail to Congress urging changes to surveillance laws and an investigation to "reveal to the public the extent of this domestic spying."
They're among a number of companies that disappoint with their privacy practices, according to the Electronic Frontier Foundation -- which likes what it sees from Twitter and others.
Open letter from privacy advocates, Internet activists, journalists, and others calls on Microsoft to provide public documentation about the security and privacy practices around Skype.
Startup Aereo's free broadcasting service remains the target of television networks as they try to shutter it based on copyright infringement.
A trove of documents released by the Obama administration appears to contain a 2004 opinion authorizing the agency's massive data collection program.
With the help of eBay founder and billionaire Pierre Omidyar, Glenn Greenwald, the journalist who broke the NSA story this summer, is putting together what he hopes is a newsgathering dream team.
The self-described "hacktivist" receives the maximum sentence for his role in the massive 2011 Stratfor hack.
With open auditions for the new "Star Wars" film under way, Crave's Bonnie Burton asked five veteran "Star Wars" actors to share tips on standing out from the rest of the Jedi hopefuls.