Spying

The federal government’s authority to gather vast quantities of phone records in the hunt for terrorists expired at 12:01 a.m. Monday after Senator Rand Paul,…

On midnight on Sunday, key provisions of the “Patriot Act” expired, including those points that say that the government can listen to and track any American’s phone calls without a warrant. Although the Senate convened a rare late-night Sunday session to try to reach a compromise, Kentucky Senator and presidential hopeful Rand Paul was able […]

An Android developer recently discovered an application called Carrier IQ built into most smartphones that doesn’t just track your location; it secretly records your keystrokes, and there’s nothing you can do about it. The reason for this invasive Android app seems reasonable enough at face value. Even though it’s on most Android, BlackBerry and Nokia […]