Carriers, phone makers, and a lobbying group announce a voluntary agreement, but it might not be enough
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After resisting calls to add kill switch features to mobile devices as a theft deterrent, wireless carriers are now pledging to implement the technology in 2015. The reason? Pending legislation might have forced them to do it anyway.
Facebook received about 12,600 US law enforcement requests in the second half of 2013
The government is attempting to block access to a secret recording of a meeting. But will it work?
Twitter is making pieces of content invisible to Turkey’s citizens while it works to reverse a court order requiring the takedown of a controversial account.
There's now one less way to connect to Twitter from within Turkey, but the social network isn't yet blocked entirely.
The proposed deal raises concerns about WhatsApp users' privacy, two groups say.
Whistleblower Edward Snowden turned over documents to The Guardian detailing GCHQ’s collection of at least 1.8 million Yahoo users’ webcam chats.
However, the executives stop short of endorsing a Senate bill requiring them to install kill switches on mobile devices.
Because yes, it's 2013 and still illegal to unlock your cell phone without your carrier's permission.
Carriers rejected a technology last year that supporters say would have dramatically cut the number of smartphone theft.
The German data protection authority recommended Swiss WhatsApp alternatives Threema and myEnigma
In striking down net neutrality, an appeals court may have given the FCC the ammo it needs to finally make it stick.
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