| Oct 7, 2014
| 6:21 PM
Twitter Inc. is the latest tech giant to sue the U.S. government for the right to reveal the scope of government surveillance of its users.
The San Francisco microblogging site filed suit against the Department of Justice and the FBI on Tuesday,...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 5:53 PM
Government spying on electronic communications has outraged Internet users and now threatens to harm technology firms' ability to do business internationally, tech leaders said during a roundtable discussion.
Executives from Facebook, Google,...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 6:07 PM
Twitter Inc demandó el martes al Departamento de Justicia de Estados Unidos, intensificando su batalla con las agencias federales en momentos en que el autoproclamado paladín de la libertad de expresión en internet busca lograr el derecho de revelar los...
| Sep 21, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Oliver Stone seems to have found the man to play NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden in his next pic "The Snowden Files."
Sources tell Variety that Stone has offered the part to Joseph Gordon-Levitt, and that the actor has agreed to do it. Though...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 11:42 AM
One of Hollywood's most versatile young actors could be teaming up with one of its most iconoclastic filmmakers to tell the story of National Security Agency document leaker Edward Snowden.
Joseph Gordon-Levitt is in talks to play the lead role in...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 4:46 PM
Ilham Tohti, an economist and writer at Minzu University in Beijing, hosted the website Uighur Online, meant to encourage understanding between Han Chinese and ethnic Uighurs in the sprawling but remote northwestern region between Mongolia and Kazakhstan....
| Sep 2, 2014
| 4:30 AM
Gary Sullivan's commentary defending the actions of the National Security Agency is full of faulty arguments ("Too much of a good thing," Aug. 27). First of all, the Fourth Amendment is the law and was established at the time of this country's founding....
| Sep 25, 2014
| 2:42 PM
Eric Holder, an unapologetic liberal voice and one of President Barack Obama's closest allies, said on Thursday he would step down as U.S. attorney general after a term marked by advances in civil rights and frequent battles with Republicans in Congress....
| Sep 26, 2014
| 10:12 PM
At a time when heightened fears of government surveillance coincide with growing anxiety about global terrorism, the next top U.S. law-enforcement officer will face daunting challenges to balance protection of Americans' security and the right to privacy....
| Oct 4, 2014
| 10:30 AM
The news cycle is on rewind in the first trailer for the third and final season of "The Newsroom," which takes you back to the tragic events of April 2013.
The HBO drama, which has been based on real-life events from day one, picks up this season about...
| Sep 1, 2014
As an active, albeit measured, user of social media, I've been skeptical of arguments that online forums like Facebook and Twitter are the great equalizer.
Some social media proponents believe that such tools unshackle public opinion and promote the...