A federal court finds that legal authorities need only a court order and not a search warrant to dig into a person's cell phone records.
The ACLU has obtained internal IRS documents that say Americans enjoy "generally no privacy" in their e-mail messages, Facebook chats, and other electronic communications.
Vagaries of federal surveillance law, enacted in 1968 and updated in 1986, favor lots of e-mail snooping over only a little.
MegaUpload lawyer says redacted documents show U.S. government possessed little to justify seizing domain names or filing criminal charges.
Continuing his battle to update an antiquated digital-privacy law, Sen. Patrick Leahy proposes a new bill that would compel police to get a warrant to obtain people's personal e-mail.
How did the feds acquire all those MegaUpload conversations? There are hints that the FBI managed to place government-issued spyware on the defendants' computers.
Microsoft says it is pursuing a hardware-only approach for the Kinect platform. But some open-source advocates are wondering if the new system will reject open-source Kinect drivers.
The Supreme Court unanimously rules that warrantless GPS tracking of people in automobiles violates the U.S. constitution.
Judge will hear dispute between media organizations and prosecutors on unsealing records concerning the criminal investigation into what may have been a prototype iPhone purchased by Gizmodo.
Stockholm court says Julian Assange will be "detained in his absence" on rape and molestation charges, which his lawyer says are false and politically-motivated.