During Senate testimony, Director of National Intelligence James Clapper refers to whistle-blower Edward Snowden's "accomplices."
The U.S. government has filed charges against the former NSA contractor who leaked details of top-secret surveillance programs and has asked the Hong Kong government to detain him.
The Federal Trade Commission gives its stamp of approval to the $2 billion deal, according to Reuters, as Facebook readies for "the platforms of tomorrow."
The Justice Department and the FTC issue a joint statement to allay concern that antitrust action might be triggered in Washington if companies share threat Information.
Several tech companies want to clear up misconceptions on the sharing of user data with the government, but the US Justice Department is against revealing more information on its requests.
The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court orders the White House to release more of its reports, directly citing document leaks from Edward Snowden.
The U.S. government fires back at the file-sharing service's claims that it was deceived by the feds.
Ladar Levison, who shuttered the Web mail service he founded -- and his only e-mail account -- when the U.S. government demanded access to his company's servers, tells CNET he created Lavabit because of the Patriot Act.
Three documents declassified by the Director of National Intelligence confirm key facts about the NSA's PRISM program.
An earlier version of this story incorrectly included MasterCard as one of the companies affected, based on a Reuters report. MasterCard was not cited in the indictment.