Officially, Uncle Sam says it doesn't interfere. But behind the scenes, the feds have been trying to browbeat Internet firms into helping with surveillance demands.
U.S. Supreme Court begins its fall term by refusing to hear a case involving a warrantless search of a cell phone, but other privacy-related cases are in the queue.
The decision curtails Google's efforts to avoid paying Oracle licensing fees for using Java code in the Android mobile operating system.
The Obama Administration heads to court to argue its case, saying authorities shouldn't be required to obtain warrants to attach GPS devices to cars.
The controversial Megaupload founder is expected, however, to bring his case to the Supreme Court of New Zealand.
The video distribution maven says that its U.S. members now can connect to Facebook and agree to share favorite TV shows and movies on Netflix.
The US Federal Circuit Court of Appeals' decision means Samsung has two options: appeal the case to the Supreme Court or hand over to Apple hundreds of millions of dollars.
Leaders of companies exult online and plaster rainbows over corporate logos in the wake of a Supreme Court ruling striking down bans on same sex marriage.
In its first case addressing free speech on social media, the high court says a Pennsylvania man's violent postings about his ex-wife and others weren't enough to convict.
FBI, DHS, and other agencies have not complied with ACLU requests for information about use of surveillance system, civil liberties group alleges.