Medical data-mining companies can use and cross-check available data about doctors' patients and hospitals' admissions to uncover medical trends and exploit them for profit.
At City Hall the voice of the people, and the engagement of the public, is often an afterthought: We need to get our priorities straight.
Whistleblower Edward Snowden took questions from Twitter users on Jan. 23, tackling queries about civil liberties, whether all spying is inherently wrong, and more.
Ellsberg warned that it wouldn't take much to tip it over to a police state, unless Americans grapple with the assault on civil liberties and privacy
This July 4, thousands of people will be taking to the streets to "restore the fourth" - the principals of the Fourth of July and the Fourth Amendment to the Constitution, i.e. the right to privacy.
The Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act would allow corporations to share your online data with the government in real time. CISPA has been met with strong opposition from online privacy advocates and companies.
Sometime soon, Big Brother may be watching.
Democratic senators during a press conference Tuesday expressed concern that the popular social networking site Facebook is not being careful when it comes to protecting the privacy of its users.