Two Years Later, Snowden’s Mangled Laptop Is More Than an Empty Symbol
The British government's demand that physical computers be destroyed is both nonsensical and ruthless—and that’s what makes it so disturbing.
Maybe You've Been Tricked Into Liking Strawberries So Much
The incredible rise of the strawberry highlights the power of massive marketing campaigns.
Why Don’t Americans Seem to Care About Government Surveillance?
Prism and the NSA’s phone tapping programs were supposed to be emergency measures designed to combat terrorism. But what happens when the threat of terrorism is the norm?
Mass Surveillance in America: A History of Loosening Laws and Practices
Surveillance in the name of intelligence gathering is nothing new. Here's a look back at significant developments over the past 30-plus years.