Democrats and Republicans banded together to defeat an amendment that would have created new warrant requirements for looking at communications by Americans caught up in a surveillance database.
The president speculated about a surveillance law being used on his campaign before realizing his administration supports it.
Brazil prepared to launch its first satellite into space to provide better internet access across the country—and shield it from the NSA.
Deputy Director Richard Ledgett says the allegations exhibit 'a complete lack of understanding of how the relationship works between the intel community agencies.'
Half-a-dozen cybersecurity executives told Reuters they had witnessed a marked increase in the number of U.S. intelligence officers and government contractors seeking employment in the private sector since Trump took office on Jan. 20.
Congressmen demand data as they debate the merits of NSA's Section 702 authority, intended for foreigners.
Snowden, Greenwald, Miranda to Introduce U.N. Treaty to End Mass Surveillance and Protect Whistleblowers
The activists are hoping to codify digital rights across the globe.
The practice of bulk telephone metadata collection was revealed by Edward Snowden.
A generational gap in the memories of 9/11 and partisan politics now seems to drive the civil liberties and security debate.
The Patriot Act is gone, but the legacy of Snowden's exposure of the secret NSA screening remains mixed.
After 14 years of eavesdropping on innocent Americans, zero terrorists plots against America have been uncovered.
Final Senate passage of the Patriot Act was delayed until at least Tuesday by objections from Senator Rand Paul.
The bill would end spy agencies' bulk collections, setting up a potential showdown with the Senate over the program that expires on June 1.
The federal appeals court is urging lawmakers to make their wishes clear—and hint that current spying breaches the Fourth Amendment.
Germany's BND intelligence agency sends mammoth amounts of phone and text data to the NSA each month.
A federal appeals court on Thursday said a National Security Agency program that collected the records of millions of Americans' phone calls was not authorized by Congress.