Topic: Kurt Opsahl
The founder of Def Con, the world's largest hacker conference, has requested that government employees do not attend.
At the FBI's request, a judge signed a court order requiring Verizon to release some telephone records. It is unclear what the National Security Agency and the FBI do with this data, but past practices indicate it may be mined for information about terrorism networks.
A popular photo sharing site owned by Facebook, Instagram released new terms of service on Monday. Now Instagram users have a month to decide how much control over their data they are willing to give up.
A US appellate court has ruled that telecom companies have the right to legal immunity for helping the government eavesdrop on private communications. But in a separate opinion, the court also ruled that customers can sue the government for tracking e-mail and phone calls.
12/30/2011 03:16 pm
Since 2004, 159 court actions have targeted citizen journalists for libel and other charges.
07/16/2008 01:00 am