The move comes after Motherboard’s investigation into how X-Mode gathered data from a hugely popular Muslim app.
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 "Critical Medical Infrastructure Right-to-Repair Act of 2020" is the first time Congress has ever considered a bill that would break manufacturer repair monopolies.
A last-minute concession has caused privacy advocates to abandon the proposal, saying it fails to prevent the government from collecting web browsing data without a warrant.
Lawmakers voted down a measure that would prevent law enforcement from spying on Americans’ internet habits.
The move comes after Motherboard found the U.S. branch of NSO Group pitched hacking tech to American police.
For years, reformers have been saying that voting by mail was a safe, convenient and cheap alternative to in-person voting. Now it looks like a necessity.
SIM swappers have escalated from bribing employees to using remote desktop software to get direct access to internal T-Mobile, AT&T, and Sprint tools.
Motherboard found that DMVs across the country are selling personal data likely without drivers’ knowledge, including to private investigators.
A pregnant Mexican woman suffering from a life-threatening medical complication tried to enter the U.S. to plead asylum.
The Saudi government is facing allegations that it helped its citizens escape trial for serious crimes.
The Senator expressed “disappointment” and “disbelief” at CEO John Legere’s unfulfilled promise to end the sale of geolocation data to “shady middlemen.”