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Please Keep Your Drones out of Yosemite

The National Park Service tells visitors to leave their drones at home.<p>Our country's National Parks have a message for you: Your drones are not wanted.<p>On Friday, officials wrote on the Yosemite National Park Facebook page that they have "seen an increase in visitors using drones within park …

Why Police Don't Need Warrants to Snoop With Drones

A 1989 Supreme Court case gave police free rein for aerial surveillance, but California lawmakers want to limit how drones can be used.<p>Imagine that you lived in a house with a relatively private backyard: fences on all three sides, trees around the perimeter, and no easy way for the neighbors to …

Here's Google's plan to rid the world of cyberattacks

A new team at Google is aiming to be the cybersecurity superheroes of the Internet.<p>They're looking to exterminate those nasty computer bugs that let hackers and government spies sneak into our computers -- not just for Google, but for everyone.<p>The special team is called Google Project Zero. And …

Why Privacy Policies Are So Inscrutable

The agreements of the 50 most popular websites in America are composed of 145,641 words. This is why.<p>Websites didn’t used to write privacy policies. As late as 1998 only 14 percent of websites disclosed anything about their data-gathering techniques, even as 92 percent collected “great amounts of …