| May 14, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Sony Pictures Entertainment has optioned the film rights to the book "No Place to Hide: Edward Snowden, the NSA, and the U.S. Surveillance State" with the James Bond producers Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli of EON Productions producing the pic....
| May 11, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Methodical and comprehensive, "Frontline's" documentary "The United States of Secrets" offers a blow-by-blow account of the Bush administration's embrace of potentially illegal spying/eavesdropping techniques, President Obama's decision to continue them...
| May 5, 2014
| 5:30 AM
When Jack Bauer left us four years ago, we were sad but not heartbroken.
The scaffolding of Fox's "24," strong enough to bear controversy and complaint, was beginning to wobble, the show's take-no-prisoner's tone worn down by over-use and imitation....
| Mar 19, 2014
| 8:15 AM
The more I read about Edward Snowden, the former National Security Agency consultant who leaked thousands of classified documents to the media, the more disgusted and concerned I am ("Snowden tells tech crowd: Improve protection of data," March 11).
| Feb 27, 2014
In Barack Obama's first weeks in office, in a series of executive orders and public statements, the new president and former professor of constitutional law promised to make sweeping changes in the way government operated in a number of specific areas....
| Jan 26, 2014
President Obama has announced several significant changes to U.S. counter-terrorism intelligence-collection programs, including an overhaul of the way the National Security Agency stores and accesses telephone metadata. But what has sometimes been...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 1:54 PM
Google announced Thursday that it will now encrypt emails sent through Gmail at all times, a change that comes following reports regarding the National Security Agency's Internet surveillance programs.
Now, when users connect to Gmail through the Web,...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 3:03 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Six technology executives including Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg and Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt met with President Obama on Friday to discuss National Security Agency spying in the wake of revelations that the...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 7:21 PM
Rep. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger, the top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, plans to introduce bipartisan legislation Tuesday that would end the National Security Agency's bulk collection of U.S. telephone and email data — the...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 12:05 PM
Having conducted a months-long review of the issue, President Obama reportedly will soon announce a proposal to end the National Security Agency's bulk collection of data about Americans' phone calls and require the agency to get a court order before...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 7:51 PM
WASHINGTON — President Obama's new plan for the National Security Agency would significantly curb its authority, ending its vast collection of Americans' telephone records, but at the same time give the spy agency access to millions of cellphone...