Civil liberties advocates welcome the change, but say the public will remain largely unaware if their information has been caught up in criminal investigations.
Technically Incorrect: In something of a meta-event, a woman who is filming police during an operation is herself filmed as a deputy marshal grabs her phone and throws it to the ground.
San Francisco's board of supervisors votes to amend the bill passed last October legalizing short-term accommodation rentals.
The Wikimedia Foundation argues that the NSA's full-scale seizure of Internet communications is a violation of its First and Fourth Amendment rights.
Passage of the USA Freedom Act revises the controversial national security policy created after the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.
A ruling by Europe's highest court puts Facebook and other companies in a tough spot over how they handle user data.
Starting July 1, smartphones sold in the state must come with software that lets users lock a stolen phone so it can't be used, making it harder to resell. Crime statistics show the tech is already working.
Proposed amendments would put a 120-day cap on the number of days per year residents can rent out their homes or rooms in the city.
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.
Police and security firms team up to take down the notorious Shylock, a dangerous financial Trojan that has infected at least 30,000 Windows computers worldwide.