Whistleblower Edward Snowden turned over documents to The Guardian detailing GCHQ’s collection of at least 1.8 million Yahoo users’ webcam chats.
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Hopefully this Twitter-tinged session is more illuminating than Snowden's first Q&A session.
Holiday travelers around the world were exposed to more "social pollution" through overheard cell phone calls and social media blather than ever before. And it's only going to get worse.
The software, developed in 2008, would let the agency locate phones and remotely turn on cameras and mics.
Technologies like video analyzers and Wi-Fi trackers could find increased usage in stores.
The company that best known for its file-sharing protocol offers some more insight into how its unlaunched chat service works.
Justice wears an orc helmet.
An Android flashlight app downloaded more than 50 million times has been sharing your location and phone ID with advertisers, even when you asked it not to.
"We all want to live in a world that is safe and secure, but we also want to live in a country that is protected by the Constitution."
The ongoing battle over privacy is not confined to online. Besides security cameras and smart cars, cellphones are enabling retailers to track shoppers in stores.
"Keep calm while we steal your data!" the gear cries, below a Chrome logo. Keep it classy, Microsoft.
The director of the NSA told the hearing that ending the agency's bulk collection of U.S. telephone records would set U.S. intelligence back to pre-2001 levels.
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