Section 215 has been used to secretly access our private data, but hasn't accomplished much.
After years of political fights over our privacy, a potential end in mass phone metadata collection
The feds have allegedly abandoned the program. These four want to make sure it stays dead.
If the Feds Have Stopped Snooping on Our Phone Records, Watch Out for the Anti-Encryption Propaganda
Backdoors into your texts and private message provide far more information than your phone metadata.
For years, security state advocates fought to maintain the authority to snoop on your phone records. Are they really giving up?
Bombshell Report About Americans Helping UAE Hack Phones Is a Warning Against Compromising Encryption
Hacking tools end up in the hands of some dangerous people. So, apparently, do our government hackers.
This will have potentially serious consequences for those investigating election meddling.
The USA Freedom Act was supposed to reduce unwarranted access to our personal data. That's not what happened.
After a Year Stuck in Jail, Reality Winner to Accept Plea Deal for Leaking NSA Report on Russian Election Meddling
Our terrible federal espionage laws won't let her argue the leak served the public's interest.
Public-key encryption has brought a drastic shift in power from the state to individuals.
The former Director of National Intelligence lied under oath about warrantless NSA spying on American citizens.
Push by lawmakers for stricter warrant requirements fails.
Hours later he walks it back.
House to vote on a bill that would codify unwarranted searches of Americans' communications.
The crew of The Post celebrates leaking the Pentagon Papers but gets all touchy when Obama's secret surveillance is mentioned.
Can they get past the FBI vs. Trump narrative to talk about snooping on the rest of us?
Will This Awful Bill Allowing Warrantless Domestic Snooping Get Shoved Into an End-of-Year Spending Plan?
Congress might quietly expand the feds' surveillance powers without any actual debate.
Will snooping reauthorizations just get quietly dumped into a spending bill?
Senate Could Make It Easy for FBI to Spy on Teen Sexters, Black Lives Matter, and Other U.S. 'Criminals'
FISA reauthorization would majorly expand use of warrantless digital surveillance data against Americans.
The backdoor, warrantless searches won't end, but will see new limits.
It's time to rein in warrantless domestic surveillance before it's too late.
A Senate report on Trump administration leaks overstates national security risks.
Princeton-Trained Computer Scientists Are Building a New Internet That Brings Privacy and Property Rights to Cyberspace
Meet the developers behind Blockstack, who are using blockchain technology to reconfigure the web. It'll make NSA mass data collection impossible.
Trump and group of GOP senators don't want us to have greater privacy protections from unwarranted domestic surveillance.
Imprisoning people who reveal top-secret reports has become business as usual. Should it be?
A failure of transparency and responsibility by multiple nations.
More than 150 million phone call records of Americans were collected in 2016.
No more gathering communications from Americans that were 'about' a foreign target.
They were once concerned about "incidental" data collection by the NSA.
Privacy concerns that are worth debating get sucked into White House fight.
Yes, they're even spying on the president.
'Fundamentally, security is more important than surveillance.'
The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) unleashed demons that now seem beyond the government's control.
Journalists shouldn't have to sue to get public information.
White House does not want federal surveillance authorities reformed.
More federal employees will have access to raw intel data gathered without warrants.
Don't let the fight over Russia's behavior allow interventionist answers to go unchallenged.
Report may be out by next month.
"Hacking" and "leaking" are two different things, and the distinction is significant.
The departing director of national intelligence had no respect for our rights, no problem lying about it, and no apparent ability to do the basics of his job right.