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notebook with a scribble of a surveillance camera on it U.K. court strikes down sweeping government surveillance law
It's a big win for privacy, but the fight is not yet over.
nsa logo drowning in water Pro-NSA senators aim to weaken USA Freedom Act's privacy protections
Opponents of surveillance reform are doing their best to water down a big NSA-reform bill.
US Flag in courtroom What happens if Section 215 of the Patriot Act expires?
The NSA will reluctantly stop tracking your phone calls. But the FBI's not going down without a fight.
abstract art of security camera NSA champion Dianne Feinstein swoops in to slow surveillance reform
Critics say it's a halfhearted attempt at reform.
Surveillance Camera Illustration Surveillance oversight board blasts Obama for continuing bulk phone-record collection
This is one area where Obama won't exert his executive authority.
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