The comparison of the NSA to the East German STASI reflects the same problem of the surveillance state: Just who is sorting through the large amounts of data?
South American leaders demanded an explanation and an apology from four European nations after they closed their airspace to the plane carrying Bolivia’s President Evo Morales.
The U.S. government is not content to monitor your phone calls and your Internet activity; it’s now reading your snail mail, too.
The Daily Beast portrays Senator Rand Paul as a savvy politician trying to distance himself from his iconic father.
In statements made to the Washington Post, a former FISA court judge disputes the claim that the secret court rubber stamps requests of the NSA.
A group of U.S. senators asked if the NSA has created a national gun registry by keeping all electronic business transactions in a permanent database.
Recent revelations that the US placed bugs in EU officials' offices in the US and hacked into EU headquarters in Brussels have enraged European officials.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has been vacuuming up data on Americans' financial transactions in direct violation of both the Constitution and the law that created the bureau.
If the media spent half the time investigating Obama’s Big Brother operations that they spend sneering at Snowden and Greenwald, Americans might demand that the government stop spying on them.
St. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson has called for drones to patrol within a year in an effort to better patrol the city’s highest crime areas. The proposal has drawn ire from privacy advocates.