Tech companies didn't look so good when Edward Snowden revealed they were helping governments spy on people. It might have been the best thing that happened to them.
Three years after the world learned about US and UK surveillance programs, the reporter who helped publicize Edward Snowden's leaks says concerns over privacy have changed tech -- for the better.
A look at the timeline of events in the uncovering of America's domestic surveillance programs
Revelations of government surveillance programs prompted a big change in US tech companies. It was about time, says Greenwald.
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Governments could look for reasons to continue tracking people's activity, he says.
Speaking remotely at Web Summit, Snowden slams big tech companies, saying they make people vulnerable to surveillance.
It wasn't just Steve Jobs, Elon Musk and Hillary Clinton who said things worth remembering in the last decade. A frustrated judge also questioned whether an overeager Apple lawyer was smoking crack, for example.
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WhatsApp co-founder and former Facebooker Brian Acton is putting millions into the encrypted-chat app and will head up a new foundation devoted to furthering privacy.
Lawmakers renew spy programs that collect massive amounts of global communications with little fuss. Privacy advocates say secrecy led to limited debate.
Famous for handing a huge cache of secret documents to WikiLeaks, the transgendered Manning has filed a statement of candidacy with the US elections commission.
The vote gives the NSA the power to continue collecting information sent over the internet by foreigners outside the US.