Senator grills intelligence chiefs for refusing to answer questions about Trump
The intelligence chiefs said answering the senators' questions would be 'inappropriate.'
On Jun 7, 2017 by Andrew Couts
Congressman alleges White House is meddling in Russia investigation
Rep. Adam Schiff said he believes an open hearing was cancelled due to 'pushback from the White House'
On Mar 24, 2017 by Dell Cameron
4 big takeaways from the Senate’s hearing on Russian election hacks
The case against Russia just faced its first hearing.
On Jan 5, 2017 by Amrita Khalid
FBI director invokes San Bernardino attack in defense of anti-encryption narrative
James Comey denied wanting a 'backdoor' but said that some kind of encryption workaround was needed.
On Feb 9, 2016 by Eric Geller
The rise of the new Crypto War
The U.S. government wants to stop terrorists and criminals from 'going dark.' But at what cost?
On Jul 10, 2015 by Eric Geller
NSA director: Don’t be so quick to blame China for OPM cyberattack
Meanwhile, anonymous officials attribute the attack to China.
On Jun 25, 2015 by Dell Cameron
U.S. lawmakers demand federal encryption requirements after OPM hack
Meanwhile, the FBI wants to mandate encryption backdoors.
On Jun 16, 2015 by Patrick Howell O'Neill
Pro-NSA CISPA coauthor Mike Rogers to host CNN show about spy missions
If nothing else, this should at least be entertaining.
On May 15, 2015 by Eric Geller
How bad is the USA Freedom Act? Just look at who voted ‘yes’
Its biggest original supporters have said no; its biggest critics voted yes. What happened?
On May 23, 2014 by Kevin Collier
Mike Rogers, bane of privacy advocates, to retire from Congress
The head of the House Intelligence Committee and a bane to many online privacy activists will host a talk radio show.
On Mar 28, 2014 by Kevin Collier
Meet your new NSA chief
Michael Rogers will be the next NSA Chief, and no, he's not the Michael Rogers who really hates Edward Snowden.
On Jan 27, 2014 by Kevin Collier
Internet Archive releases a treasure trove of NSA TV clips
All of your favorites are here, from President Barack Obama to Edward Snowden himself.
On Oct 23, 2013 by Kevin Collier
Senator ‘very close’ to reintroducing controversial CISPA
Despite Americans' increasing aversion to government surveiliance, Saxby Chambliss (R-Ga.) wants to revive the twice-defeated bill, this time in the Senate.
On Oct 8, 2013 by Kevin Collier
Congressman implies Snowden didn’t act alone
In a recent Washington Post Live panel discussion, Rep. Mike Rogers hinted that Russia may have helped Edward Snowden leak NSA surveillance documents.
On Oct 4, 2013 by Joe Kloc