In a military court on February 28, former Army intelligence officer Bradley Manning confessed to sending a record number of secret documents to Internet whistleblowing website WikiLeaks, but denied he had leaked any information to the enemy.
A 5-4 majority threw out a challenge to the law authorizing the federal government to monitor and record electronic communication of all citizens.
JBS CEO Art Thompson's weekly news video update for February 25 - March 3, 2013.
A U.K. man was visited by armed police officers after posting a picture of an action figure with a mortar launcher on Facebook.
On Tuesday, President Obama signed an executive order granting the intelligence community sweeping power over the nation's electronic infrastructure.
With the expected issuance of a cybersecurity executive order, President Obama will give power to the federal intelligence apparatus to monitor the online activities of Americans.
As prices of 3D printers decline and the availability of software for such printers increases, the opportunity for average citizens to manufacture their own firearms at home is making legislators increasingly nervous.
Swartz faced 13 counts under the 1984 Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA) and, if convicted, could have faced 35 years in federal prison and a million-dollar fine.
Aaron Swartz, a software prodigy and an Internet freedom fighter, was found dead in his New York City apartment on Friday of an apparent suicide. Internet freedom fighters around the world mourned.
At a press conference at the Consumer Electronics Show, Senator Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) spoke out in defense of the Fourth Amendment and promised to continue to fight against FISA.