Should the social network be able to contest a search warrant on behalf of its users? That issue is now being debated in court.
Gov. Jerry Brown vetoes a bill that would have required law enforcement to obtain a warrant before using surveillance drones.
The bill, which is now on the governor's desk, pits privacy advocates against law enforcement interests in managing the emerging technology.
Social network was under a gag order until recently to disclose "by far the largest" search warrant request it's ever received.
The two are the latest to publicly support Microsoft in its protest of a search warrant for customer emails stored abroad.
A federal court of appeals rules that cell phone carriers have no obligation to hand over users' location history without a warrant.
Company says demand for emails stored in Ireland violates foreign sovereignty, erodes trust in US firms. US says it's essential for crime fighting.
AT&T is one of the four major wireless carriers to agree to pay back customers for fraudulent text message charges, but its settlement may not be sufficient to guarantee a full reimbursement.
Technically Incorrect: Chris Roberts, recently banned by United from all its flights after a tweet, allegedly commandeered a plane's controls. He denies it.
The companies, along with security experts, say President Obama should protect user data, putting them in direct competition with the country's top law enforcement officials that may want access to that data.