Don't-Miss Privacy Stories
European Google users may now see a warning when they search for a name
The Privacy Icons browser add-on translates websites' privacy policies into nine easy-to-grasp categories
Could allowing strangers to use your Wi-Fi actually protect your privacy? The EFF thinks so, and plans to make it easier with a new tool.
The first ruling of its kind in the US is being hailed by privacy advocates
Wales sits on a committee advising Google on dealing with an EU court's ruling that people have the right to be forgotten online.
Would something like this ever happen in the U.S.? Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales doesn't think so.
One year to the day after Snowden's first NSA revelation broke, the web is aflutter in rebellion. Here's the details, and tools you can use to protect your privacy.
Newly leaked documents reveal a massive NSA program to collect and analyze photographs, according to the New York Times.
Google, Microsoft, Facebook, and Yahoo are working to end US government gag orders that prevent them from disclosing how many national security data requests they've received.
The network once defaulted to public posts for new users, but after years of complaints, Facebook is changing its tune.
Yahoo says it'll be easier to give you what you want if they know what you want—by tracking you.
The ruling against Verizon runs counter to a previous decision, which stated that the NSA's phone surveillance program may be unconstitutional.
The telecoms industry scores a win, but the bill could return later in the session
News of the Heartbleed bug has brought the Web to its knees, and Bloomberg says the NSA has been exploiting it for at least two years.
Want to keep Google from serving you search-based ads, or cookies from dropping in unannounced? One of these tools could help.