With their nearly vertical rise in price, the digital currency Bitcoins are coming under increased scrutiny by skeptics and naysayers.
The Justice Department is leaning toward not charging WikiLeaks founder and editor Julian Assange for publishing the classified documents he received from PFC Bradley Manning, according to a report published by The Washington Post.
A document leaked by whistleblower Edward Snowden reveals that the NSA is intent on maintaining its dominance in intelligence collection and has pledged to expand upon those powers.
In light of revelations of NSA surveillance of foreign leaders and people, the question of whether the Fourth Amendment applies to citizens of other countries is being debated.
Various government agencies are discussing the possibility of regulating Bitcoin, but some experts say that Bitcoin's decentralized nature makes it difficult if not impossible to regulate.
Hacker Jeremy Hammond, a so-called “hacktivist,” or an activist who uses hacking to further a cause, was sentenced to 10 years in federal prison on Friday for his role in stealing documents and financial data from the private intelligence-gathering outfit Stratfor and handing the material he obtained to WikiLeaks — part of an effort he says was aimed at exposing government criminality to the world.
WikiLeaks has published the chapter of the secret Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement that covers intellectual property rights.
Revolution Truth announced that it has joined the Tenth Amendment Center's OffNow coalition aimed at cutting off the power to the NSA.
Edward Snowden said the National Security Agency and its British counterpart are among the “worst offenders” engaged in uncontrolled mass surveillance.
Senator Mark Udall (D-Colo.) is leading a bipartisan coalition of senators aiming to rein in the NSA's widespread surveillance.