A bill aimed at reforming a 30-year-old law, which allows the government warrantless access to old emails, has considerable bipartisan support.
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Online privacy company Abine today announced its new Private Search anti-tracking tool for those who want to use Google Search in Firefox without being tracked by Google.
Carbonite will integrate MailStore's email archiving and full-text search and indexing capabilities into its portfolio of cloud backup services.
Mozilla has celebrated the 10th anniversary of Firefox 1.0 with the launch of a 'forget button', DuckDuckGo search and other initiatives that will help users to protect their privacy in a snoopers' world
A US judge has lifted a stay on a ruling, forcing Microsoft to hand over data it stores overseas. But the software giant said it will not comply, pending an appeal.
US law can apply anywhere in the world, so long as a technology company has control over foreign data, a court rules.
The public disclosure of emails by former NSA contractor, Edward Snowden, could be an "unwarranted invasion of personal privacy", according to a letter fro the US Department of State responding to a FOIA request by online publication, The Desk.
Google is expected to remove the first links from search results following Europe's landmark privacy ruling in May.
LinkedIn aims to connect up the world – but it often spooks us with its suggestions of people we may know. How does it turn up these suggestions from people way outside of my professional circle?
If Microsoft wins its fight against a search warrant for email on Irish soil, it could deliver a windfall to all US cloud providers.
Comments made by Verizon's chief lawyer (and heavily disputed by legal experts and academics at the time) have been proven false.
Microsoft is seeking to promote its search engine with an ad-free version of Bing which blocks adult content and includes additional privacy controls.
For the first time, the highest ranking U.S. intelligence community official admitted to two senators that the NSA used a "backdoor" in surveillance laws to conduct the searches.
After revelations that it had inspected a Hotmail customer's email as part of an internal investigation, Microsoft announced new rules last week. This week, following "uncomfortable" criticism of that policy, the company announced new rules: no inspections without a warrant.
Invasive they may be, and conducted on assumptions of guilt, but a U.S. judge has ruled officials have the right to examine and confiscate laptops and mobile devices.
Moxie Marlinspike, a respected cryptographic software expert, argues that Lavabit, Edward Snowden’s favorite "secure" email service whose owner shut it down rather than give the NSA the keys to his store, wasn't really secure anyway.
Authorities in Spain believe the NSA is spying on its citizens, following reports of similar surveillance in France.
The well-regarded Groklaw intellectual property law news and analysis site is closing because its founder, Pamela Jones, feels she can no longer trust email for the essential privacy she feels the site needs to continue.
The only email service that you can trust with completely protecting your privacy is one that you build yourself.
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