Facial recognition tech is rocketing ahead of laws that can control it

“Many Americans don’t realize they’re already in a facial recognition database,” Jennifer Lynch, a staff attorney…

Was China An Excuse For GOOG + NSA Collaboration?

Was China An Excuse For GOOG + NSA Collaboration? (via Silicon Valley Watcher) Take a look…

EFF Fights for Megaupload Users’ Rights in Friday Hearing

EFF Fights for Megaupload Users' Rights in Friday Hearing (via EFF) Innocent Customers Deserve to Have…

Appeals Court Revives EFF’s Challenge to Government’s Massive Spying Program

Appeals Court Revives EFF's Challenge to Government's Massive Spying Program (via EFF) Justices Find that Spied-On…

DHS says Terror Watchlist is exempt from Privacy Act

By Ali Winston Last Friday, the federal government’s new anti-terror database, the Terror Screening Watchlist Service,…

Mexican Newspaper Uncovers Systemic Monitoring Plans of Public Online Sources

Commentary by Katitza Rodriguez, Electronic Frontier Foundation Two weeks ago, the Mexican newspaper El Milenio reported…