Search warrants issued by an American judge only cover U.S. territory. The Justice Department wants to change that — even as Microsoft fights in court to stop a search warrant from reaching servers in Ireland.
Strict E.U. regulations on data privacy have left Iceland as a key location for corporate cloud-hosting providers.
A half dozen security experts pull out of annual RSA gabfest slated to take place in San Francisco next month. Would-be speakers are protesting RSA’s reported cooperation with NSA.
The European Parliament has asked the European Commission to suspend a deal with the U.S. that allowed the sharing of financial data, in order to track terrorist funding. However, that call appears to have been rebuffed.
Whoops. The NSA’s mega data center in Bluffdale, Utah has been hamstrung by repeated electrical snafus, according to The Wall Street Journal.
The heads of technology organizations that maintain the standards and connections underlying the internet met in Uruguay to address the recent (and not-so-recent) challenges facing the net. Here’s what they said.
The NSA spying scandal and general awareness of security vulnerabilities has led many businesses to start thinking about how they protect their data. Here’s how to acquire cloud services while keeping privacy in mind.
Facebook is sharing data for the first time about how often the government asks for information about its users. In doing so, it is joining an industry-wide fight by tech companies to shine more light on surveillance and data requests.
With both Lavabit and Silent Mail shut down, we wondered if there were any other options for those seeking secure email? Here is a handy list of some that are still open for business.
From paranoia to practicality: in the wake of the NSA electronic snooping scandal, another private texting app surfaces for iOS devices.
Whether these top tier tech vendors were complicit or dupes in government spying on people’s data, this news does nothing to help their credibility.
We talk a lot about the business benefits of big data and only a bit about the privacy implications. A report alleging that Verizon is sharing phone data at the request of the NSA may make privacy a higher priority.
People who don’t like the idea of Google photographing their homes — and sniffing their wifi– will really hate this: The National Security Agency is compiling huge dockets of information on citizens including email and cell phone conversations, according to former NSA officials.
3Par (s par), a Fremont, Calif.-based maker of storage arrays for data centers, pre-announced lowered earnings for the first quarter of its…