The Postal Service takes pictures of every piece of mail processed in the United States — 160 billion last year — and keeps them on hand for up to a month.
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama had a simple answer to European outrage over new allegations that the U.S. spies on its allies: The Europeans do
The U.S. foiled a plot to bomb the New York Stock Exchange because of the sweeping surveillance programs at the heart of a debate over national security and personal privacy, officials said Tuesday at a rare open hearing on intelligence led by lawmakers sympathetic to the spying.
WASHINGTON — Once-secret surveillance programs were crucial in enabling the U.S. government to thwart dozens of terrorist attacks, says the director of the National Security
Amid the debate over government surveillance, there’s been an assumption: Young people don’t care about privacy.
Turns out, the generation that puts much of the “social” in social networking is much more complex when determining what personal information they want to share.
NEW YORK — The country’s book-buyers are reading up on being watched. Sales for dystopian classics such as George Orwell’s “1984” and Aldous Huxley’s “Brave
Police and politicians across the U.S. are pointing to the example of surveillance video that was used to help identify the Boston Marathon bombing suspects as a reason to get more electronic eyes on their streets.
It wasn’t all that long ago that the idea of posting surveillance cameras in public places was considered as some sort of Orwellian nightmare come true as fears emerged of an ubiquitous “Big Brother” spying on the activities of law-abiding citizens.