In Our Google Searches, Researchers See a Post-Snowden Chilling Effect
After Snowden, some words seem harder to Google: Researchers found a "significant" fall in search traffic on 'high government trouble'-rated search terms.
A Federal Judge Laid the Smackdown on the NSA's Phone Tapping
In what's the first major legal hurdle to the National Security Agency's sweeping phone surveillance program, District Court Judge Richard Leon says it likely violates the 4th Amendment ban on unreasonable search and seizures.
Google's Top Execs Are Saying the Opposite Things About Internet Privacy
Vint Cerf says “privacy may actually be an anomaly”, while chairman Eric Schmidt wants to “encrypt everything”. Is Google hedging with users and government?