Jun 04, 2009 -The Massachusetts town of Brookline, which borders Boston, looks likely to axe surveillance cameras it installed at major intersections two months ago due to civil liberty concerns, reports The Boston Globe.
Apr 17, 2009 -As President Barack Obama's 60-day review of U.S. cybersecurity nears its end, the debate over whether the National Security Agency (NSA) should be the lead agency protecting government networks gets attention from The New York Times today.
Apr 01, 2009 -The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will expand the use of security cameras on the northern border with Canada to reduce the chances terrorists, illegal aliens, or contraband will slip over the northern border into the United States undetected, USA Today reports.
Mar 30, 2009 -Charges that the FBI has infiltrated mosques and mistreated a popular Muslim civil rights organization are jeopardizing the cooperation established between the Muslim-American community and the FBI after the events of 9-11, The Washington Post reports.
Mar 09, 2009 -Civil libertatians are pushing for legal limits on personal data law enforcement organizations can collect after a Texas fusion center's bulletin singled out two Muslim-American civic groups for direct scrutiny.
Feb 26, 2009 -Following a request from Italian legal authorities, a European Union (E.U.) crime fighting body is considering ways to investigate eavesdropping on Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) services such as Skype.
Feb 05, 2009 -One of the world's foremost privacy organizations has slammed Google's new Latitude feature that allows people to track each other from their phones or computers as they go about their daily business.