The move comes after Motherboard found various agencies flying surveillance aircraft over protesting cities.
The social media giant also drew on what it said was a lack of authoritive reporting on the origins of the emails as a reason to stop the spread of the article.
MEGA shares users' account information with the New Zealand government, which can then provide it to other agencies, court records show.
The IRS used smartphone location data from a contractor to try to track Americans without a warrant.
New documents obtained by Motherboard provide more detail on what exactly location data firms are selling to the U.S. government.
Private companies such as Target fund police foundations, which then purchase technology for police departments.
A unit of the IRS previously bought access to location data harvested from ordinary apps installed on peoples’ phones to try and identify individuals.
The Trump campaign paid $4 million to a data broker called Phunware, which collects your sensitive data from dozens of apps.
Beyond drug trafficking, the continuing investigations into users of the encrypted phone network Encrochat is increasing to corrupt officials.
Multiple sources inside Spotify described an all-hands meeting in which Spotify CEO Daniel Ek discussed the company’s handling of the controversial podcaster.
A document obtained by Motherboard provides more detail on the malware law enforcement deployed against Encrochat devices.