Twitter Sues for Rights to Disclose Government Data Requests

Twitter sued the Justice Department last Tuesday. The government does not allow them and several other online companies to release reports on NSA data requests. The tech giant wants to tell people exactly how many requests were made, and what … Continue reading

Private Browser DuckDuckGo Blocked in China

China has blocked the private browser DuckDuckGo, the well-known privacy-conscious search engine. A couple of US services are still available in the country, but they are heavily monitored and censored. DuckDuckGo is still accessible via VPN, but unconnected Chinese users … Continue reading

How Yahoo Became PRISM’s First Victim

Back in 2008, we had no inkling about a massive spy program such as PRISM. But Yahoo did, because the government asked them to participate. When Yahoo said it was unconstitutional, the government threatened them with hefty fines. Facing bankruptcy, … Continue reading