Jonathan Kloosterman

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The U.S. government wants to regulate Google Maps & all other car navigation apps

If the U.S. government has its way, the Transportation Department will have full oversight over apps like Google Maps, Apple Maps, and Waze.<p>The Obama administration’s proposed transportation bill would allow the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to regulate all types of vehicle …

How the NSA can 'turn on' your phone remotely

Even if you power off your cell phone, the U.S. government can turn it back on.<p>That's what ex-spy Edward Snowden revealed in last week's interview with NBC's Brian Williams. It sounds like sorcery. Can someone truly bring your phone back to life without touching it?<p>No. But government spies can get …

Tech Industry Keeps Pushing Congress for NSA Surveillance Changes

A year after Edward Snowden revealed the U.S. spy agency’s bulk collection of phone and internet user data, Congress is working on legislation to …

Obama backs new surveillance legislation, but tech companies reject

A tech industry group that has Facebook and Google as participants has rejected the latest draft of a U.S. legislation that aims to put curbs on …

A year after Snowden, the real costs of NSA surveillance

It's time to reset the post-Edward Snowden debate.<p>On the first anniversary of the first published leaks about the National Security Agency's far-reaching surveillance programs, the discussions remain focused on the tradeoffs between individual privacy and U.S. security.<p>Despite government officials' …

The US government doesn't want you to know how the cops are tracking you

All across America, from Florida to Colorado and back again, the country's increasingly militarized local police forces are using a secretive technology to vacuum up cellphone data from entire neighborhoods – including from people inside their own homes – almost always without a warrant. This week, …

The Domestication of Surveillance: We Are the Watchers

Viewed from one angle, the security camera is one of the most contentious technological objects of our time, a target of skepticism and scorn, and a …

Privacy under attack: the NSA files revealed new threats to democracy

Thanks to Edward Snowden, we know the apparatus of repression has been covertly attached to the democratic state. However, our struggle to retain privacy is far from hopeless<p>In the third chapter of his History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Edward Gibbon gave two reasons why the …

88 per cent of Brits believe their phones are tapped: Are you one of them?

A new piece of research has looked into attitudes and beliefs about privacy when it comes to mobile phones, following Vodafone's dramatic revelations …

Social media mass surveillance is permitted by law, says top UK official

Charles Farr's statement marks first time government has commented on how it exploits the UK's legal framework to operate mass interception • Read Farr's statement in full<p>The true extent of the government's interception of Google, Facebook and Twitter – including private messages between British …

The Obama Administration Is Trying To Keep Local Cellphone Surveillance A Secret

0<p>SHARES<p>It was once believed that secretive cellphone surveillance was conducted only by the National Security Agency. But new reports indicate that …

The San Antonio Spurs Fulfill America's Schadenfreude, Beat Miami for the NBA Title

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Following last year's devastating loss in the NBA Finals, the San Antonio Spurs got revenge on the …

Kaymer secures historic U.S. Open victory at Pinehurst

<b>STORY HIGHLIGHTS</b><p>Martin Kaymer cruises to victory in the U.S. Open at Pinehurst<br>• The German wins by eight shots from Erik Compton and Rickie Fowler<br>• Kaymer becomes the first German player to win the U.S. Open<br>• Compton had two heart transplants before making the PGA Tour<p><i>Follow us at @WorldSportCNN and like</i> …