A crowd of about 5,000 people marched through Washington DC Saturday to protest the US National Security Agency’s mass surveillance programmes unveiled in press reports this year.
Privacy and digital rights groups have dug in for a longer fight against massive surveillance programmes at the US National Security Agency.
Civil rights advocates view Wednesday’s narrow defeat of a bill to curtail funds for the National Security Agency’s domestic spy programme as a sign of the growing opposition within Congress.
A group of 26 U.S. senators, cutting across party lines, are seeking “public answers” on whether the National Security Agency collected in bulk other data such as credit card purchases and financial information in the U.S. besides phone records.
Google’s Transparency Reports, which are released every six months, are interesting not just for what they reveal about government requests …