Congress Is About to Vote On Expanding the Warrantless Surveillance of Americans

Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act has been abused by the intelligence agencies to spy on Americans. This week the House of Representatives will vote on a bill to make that legal.


Pizza Hut Will Pay a College Sports Fan $50k to Wander Around the US Eating Pizza

The chain is also hoping to use temporary tattoos to sell pizza to Millennials.


Here's Every Email the NSA Got After Asking Americans for Tips on How to Protect Privacy

Shortly after the Edward Snowden leaks in 2013, the NSA asked all Americans for suggestions on how it could better protect civil liberties. The agency received 14 emails.


The New NSA Reform Bill Would Give the Government Even More Power to Spy on Your Smartphone

On Wednesday, the US House of Representatives passed a bill to rein in the NSA's dragnet phone surveillance programs. But as the debate moves to the Senate, it's not clear whether we're debating a phone dragnet or an Internet one.


This Surveillance Documentary Creeps You Out With How Much It Knows About You

‘Do Not Track’ is taking a chilling approach to making surveillance issues hit home.


UK Mass Surveillance Is Facing a Ruling From Europe's Human Rights Court

An appeal by a group of human rights organizations will seek to overrule a December judgement by the UK court that mass surveillance is lawful.


Companies Fighting US Government Barred From Naming Themselves, Because Security

A 'telecom company' and an 'internet company' filed suit against the US government, but are legally barred from disclosing who they are.


Why Is a Giant Rainbow Horseman Invading Montreal?

In order to explore issues surrounding surveillance, artist David Spriggs has individually-painted and layered film strips to create the thermal image of a man riding on horseback.


Mass Internet Surveillance by UK's GCHQ Was Unlawful After All, Secretive Court Rules

The UK's most secretive court upheld a complaint against eavesdropping agency GCHQ for the first time in history, regarding British surveillance "arrangements" with the US.


​UK Tribunal Says NSA Data Sharing Was Illegal

It was unlawful, but now it's just fine.