Twenty-six Republicans sided with Democrats on March 22 when the Senate voted 75-24 in favor of a non-binding but instructive resolution allowing states to collect sales taxes from internet companies doing business outside the states, overriding an important Supreme Court case along the way.
U.S. District Court Judge Susan Illson on March 15 ruled that National Security Letters (NSLs) are unconstitutional and ordered the government from issuing them "in this or any other case."
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.