As a key deadline approaches, the US Senate votes against extending a controversial National Security Agency program -- but votes down a bill designed to reform it.
Forrester Research says the revenue hit to US cloud and outsourcing providers is less than initially expected because international customers boosted security instead of leaving.
The Wikimedia Foundation argues that the NSA's full-scale seizure of Internet communications is a violation of its First and Fourth Amendment rights.
The US government has long argued that the program is legal under the controversial Patriot Act, but a federal appeals court sees things differently.
Some officials at the spy agency reportedly felt the phone record collection program was too costly and offered little benefit in the fight against terrorism.
In response to an ACLU lawsuit, the agency releases on Christmas Eve heavily redacted reports detailing privacy violations between 2001 and 2013.
At a cybersecurity summit held on the Stanford University campus, President Obama outlines a plan for companies and the US government to share information and fend off cyberattacks.
The USA Freedom Act, blocked by the Senate, would have curbed powers granted under the Patriot Act, including bulk collection of Americans' phone records.
Nevermind the surveillance spat between the US government and the tech titans of Silicon Valley: NSA Director Mike Rogers wants to mend fences.
In a result consistent with previous polling, a new poll has respondents claiming they're more concerned about Google seeing all their private data than the government.