Over the past two decades, a conflict between government imperatives for national security and tech industry protection of user privacy has been escalating.
As cyber weapons proliferate, more people and organizations are victims of targeted attacks via phishing, ransomware, and spy apps.
Facebook gathers enormous amounts of data about our lives. The Privacy Issue answers questions about how their data collection operation works – and shares tips for resistance.
As the harms of sharing data online become evident, public concern increases. However, we continue to candidly divulge information. Can we reconcile our beliefs and behavior?
When it comes to privacy in the physical world, people expect not to be stalked by an all-seeing eye. But are we being tracked anyway?
Our online activity collectively fuels the industry of behavioral advertising.
Surveillance laws in the U.S. have proven ineffective at countering terrorism. What they have achieved is a regime of mass surveillance that turns citizens into suspects.
The Privacy Issue presents ten podcasts that are setting the privacy, cybersecurity, and emerging tech agenda.
From wiretapping to GPS tracking and digital surveillance, the methods governments use to keep tabs on their citizens have increased in scope over the past decades.