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Congressional inquiry reveals secret Customs and Border Protection database of U.S. phone records

by Tonya Riley

CBP is conducting warrantless phone searches of up to 10,000 Americans annually and storing details in a government database.

Will spyware maker NSO Group's struggles reduce use of its eavesdropping tech? Critics doubt it.

by AJ Vicens

The company announced layoffs and a reorganization on Sunday, but spyware researchers doubt that will reduce the use of its technology.

FTC will explore new privacy rules to protect consumers from 'hackers and data thieves'

by Tonya Riley

Concerns about the commercial surveillance industry outlined in the agency's notice include poor data security for consumer information.

Belarusian hacktivist group releases purported Belarusian wiretapped audio of Russian embassy

by AJ Vicens

The release seems designed to drive a wedge between Russia and its close ally Russia.

Democrats press Google to overhaul data location practices to protect abortion-seekers

by Tonya Riley

"Google cannot allow its online advertising-focused digital infrastructure to be weaponized against women," the lawmakers write.

Advocates urge Amazon to drop controversial DHS surveillance program

by Tonya Riley

HART will become the one-stop shop for profiles that combine data from other DHS projects.

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