Most of us got a "presidential alert" text today. Is that something we really want?
In New Zealand, customs officials can now demand that travelers unlock their electronic devices.
Police say there's evidence. His lawyer says it's a fishing expedition.
SCOTUS rejects warrantless cellphone location tracking in Carpenter v. United States.
Law enforcement is upset, but data security is vital to prevent crimes.
Government, not private companies, is supposed to provide oversight over police behavior.
The FBI is looking for a back door to your phone. So are some snoops in the FBI's back yard.
Report: FBI Officials Dragged Feet Breaking into Terrorist's Phone to Try to Force Apple to Weaken Encryption
A political battle following the San Bernardino attack was the result of an attempt to make a test case.
"Most Americans, I think, still want to avoid Big Brother."
What's at issue today in Carpenter v. United States.
Another possible standoff where officials want to compromise everybody's data security.
Homeland Security officials seize and snoop into thousands of phones and laptops without any evidence of criminal activity.
Its for your own good, you know.
On the pretext of texting safety, they want to give cops free rein to suspend licenses and fine drivers without charges or conviction.
He gave them a password, but police say it doesn't work.
Have a friend visiting from another country? DHS wants to know your connections.
Data journalist details five-year fight to make information more available.
Agency hoards infiltration tools and puts our information at risk of exposure.
Company used a secret method of getting around regulators trying to shut them down. If only the rest of us were so lucky.
When transparency and government corruption can come from the same mechanism.
The company argued that it had a free-speech right to text users unauthorized birthday reminders.
Jerks who want to FaceTime while they drive will always find a way, alas.
Cellphones figure in something like 1 percent of traffic fatalities, and holding them is not the main distraction.
Don't drive and … touch … anything?
Amazon refusing to turn over Echo digital assistant voice recordings in murder investigation.
States threaten criminal action, but federal judges have dim view of bans.
Amid debate over encryption access, feds try to just sneak right through.
Ruling overturns panel decision in favor of privacy rights.
'Let us in, but do a better job at keeping others out!'
Unlike passcodes, judges seem willing to force cooperation with authorities for access.
Memphis PD's policy clearly states citizens have First Amendment right to record police.
Here's what it looks like when your cybersecurity is not protected.
Ruling establishes that people have expectation of physical location privacy.
Also contend some of their work is 'classified'
Officials don't seem to care if you're more vulnerable to criminals if it helps their pet causes.
Say it's not entrapment if someone takes a picture.