Apr 08, 2010 -A new RAND report asked British citizens how much it would cost for them to trade privacy for security during three mundane activities: applying for a passport, traveling on a train, and attending a major event.
Apr 01, 2010 -Democratic House members wrote President Barack Obama this week urging him to fill an independent oversight board created to protect privacy and civil liberties from executive branch overreaching in the war on terrorism.
Jan 13, 2010 -Google yesterday announced that it would no longer censor its search engine results in China after the company discovered it was the target of sophisticated cyberattacks emanating from the country.
Dec 18, 2009 -In response to past incidents of improper intelligence collection efforts directed against legal U.S. groups, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has reemphasized its commitment to civil liberties and privacy protections, including creating a possible connection between those policies and grant awards.
Dec 02, 2009 -A prominent hi-tech civil liberties organization has filed suit in federal court yesterday to impel a half-dozen government agencies to disclose the policies and procedures that govern how they access, collect, and store information from social networking Web sites.
Nov 13, 2009 -Sharing information domestically and internationally to fight terrorists and transnational criminals doesn't have to shred privacy and civil liberties protections, Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano told lawyers during a speech today.
Aug 12, 2009 -A new report from a privacy watchdog warns that Americans are losing their privacy as they travel through public space due to location-based technological services such as EZ Pass and cellphones.