Justice Department agreed to issue "2511 letters" immunizing AT&T and other companies participating in a cybersecurity program from criminal prosecution under the Wiretap Act, according to new documents obtained by the Electronic Privacy Information Center.
Revelations in new document leaked by Edward Snowden appear to be at odds with privacy assurances from President Obama and other officials.
Apple faces a ban on some of its older iDevices next week, though there's still time for a presidential pardon, as it were.
A strongly worded letter from Microsoft's general counsel to Attorney General Eric Holder says secrecy about National Security Agency surveillance is harming fundamental "constitutional principles."
Casting .com, .net, and .org aside, New Yorkers will soon be able to get .nyc for their top-level domain names.
Ex-NSA contractor Edward Snowden says Americans' domestic communications are perused by National Security Agency "on the certification of an analyst rather than a warrant."
U.S. Cellular announces the availability of a 4G LTE router that supports up to 30 Wi-Fi clients, and costs $99 with a two-year plan.
National Security Agency discloses in secret Capitol Hill briefing that thousands of analysts can listen to domestic phone calls. That authorization appears to extend to e-mail and text messages too.
Global Internet tax suggested by European network operators, who want Apple, Google, and other Web companies to pay to deliver content, is proposed for debate at a U.N. agency in December.
The 1983 movie "WarGames" led to an anti-hacking law with felony penalties aimed at deterring intrusions into NORAD. Over time, it became broad and vague enough to ensnare the late Aaron Swartz.