It’s not clear why the company is being investigated, but based on earlier statements by the Chinese government it is most likely to do with the security of Windows.
Venture capitalist and Netscape founder Marc Andreessen told CNBC that Edward Snowden is the textbook definition of a traitor, and argued that mass surveillance is what the NSA is supposed to be doing — although he admits that spying on U.S. citizens is troubling
A White House committee released a report on Thursday highlighting the promises and perils of big data, and recommending several courses of action. It’s a good background report on big data, but it sidesteps certain tough problems, including domestic spying.
Verizon gave accounts of the subpoenas, security orders and warrants it received and the wiretaps it executed for law enforcement. But it said nothing on FISA, which it’s barred from reporting on.
MailChimp Chief Data Scientist is at Disney World this weekend wearing his RFID-equipped MagicBand. Here’s how he thinks the practice of digitally tracking consumers in the physical world will reach everywhere from theme parks to our homes.
The U.S. networking equipment manufacturer, which has already warned over the revenue implications of the Snowden revelations, says it is trying to find out more about the NSA’s alleged exploitation of its security architecture.
A panel appointed by the White House to report on the NSA’s surveillance tactics has responded with surprising recommendations to rein in the agency.
Seattle is asking its police department if it could use a new municipal Wi-Fi network to track its citizens. The short answer is yes, but the information it could collect is information we’re freely sharing.
In Part 2 of my look at the issue of web privacy, I address the likely reality that no one inside Google, Facebook or the NSA cares about any of us on an individual level.
The NSA is not only accessing Google and Yahoo records with the companies’ permission, but has an overseas program to break into the fiber optic links connecting the companies’ data centers.