Tech Firms Vie To Protect Personal Data But Gain Profits December 10, 2013
Tech. companies are making a huge profit by mining personal data and peering into people's online habits but are now becoming more aggressive in their attempts to counter any perception that they voluntarily give the government access
After Criticizing US, French Under Fire For Bill To Expand Spying Powers By The Associated Press
A law making its way through parliament would give French intelligence services access to telephone and Internet usage data that would let them locate and follow a target of a terrorism investigation in real time.
Congress Ready To Extend Ban On Plastic Firearms By The Associated Press
Gun control advocates seem sure to lose an effort to impose additional, tougher restrictions on plastic firearms — a harsh reminder of their failure to enact any new federal gun curbs in the year since 20 first-graders and six educators were murdered in Newtown, Conn.
AT&T Says It Doesn’t Have To Disclose NSA Dealings By The Associated Press
In a letter sent Thursday to the Securities and Exchange Commission, AT&T said it protects customer information and complies with government requests for records "only to the extent required by law."