Supreme Court Hands Down ‘Groundbreaking Victory’ For Privacy

By Jessica Corbett, Theantimedia.com -

(CD) — In a decision that digital rights advocates called “a groundbreaking victory for Americans’ privacy rights,” the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Friday that police generally must obtain a [...]

Finding Your Voice

By Ava Kofman, The Intercept. -

At the height of the Cold War, during the winter of 1980, FBI agents recorded a phone call in which a man arranged a secret meeting with the Soviet embassy in Washington, D.C. On the day of his [...]

Snowden’s New App Turns Phones Into Home Security Systems

By Andy Greenberg, Wired.com -

YOUR DIGITAL SECURITY, any sufficiently paranoid person will remind you, is only as good as your physical security. The world's most sensitive users of technology, like dissidents, activists, or [...]

California Court Upholds Berkeley Cellphone Warning

By Derrick Broze, www.activistpost.com -

By Derrick Broze for Activist Post - On Friday, a Ninth Circuit panel of judges ruled in favor of a Berkeley, California law which requires retailers to display warnings about the possibility of [...]

Police’s Secret Cellphone-Surveillance Tool Can Also Block Calls

By Tim Johnson, www.mcclatchydc.com -

By Tim Johnson for McClatchy DC - It’s no secret that state and local law enforcement agencies have grown more militarized in the past decade, with armored personnel carriers, drones and robots. [...]

Want To Keep Your Cell Phone Info Private? That’ll Cost $3,500

By Privacy SOS, www.privacysos.org -

Your phone can be easily hacked by government or non-state actors. Probably no one at your cell phone company has warned you about this, but it's true. Popular Science reports that US military [...]