WASHINGTON— Two phone companies— TerraCom Inc. and YourTel America Inc.— unwittingly posted the Social Security numbers, driver's licenses and other sensitive data of up to 300,000 clients to the Internet, an investigation found, and federal regulators said Friday they plan to fine the companies. We look forward to working with the FCC to resolve this matter...» Read More
The White House says President Barack Obama has assured German Chancellor Angela Merkel that the U.S. isn't listening in on her phone calls.
Chris Forsyth, IP/IT partner at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, discusses the European Parliament's potential data protection reform to be voted on Monday and looks at how it will impact IT and social media firms.
Evan Spiegel, CEO and co-founder of Snapchat, discusses the popular app's business model and privacy.
Alexis Ohanian, Reddit co-founder, shares his views on the Obamacare website, privacy and Twitter's IPO.
The agency has exploited its data to create sophisticated graphs of some Americans’ social connections.
Police officers wearing video cameras has raised privacy concerns and practicality gripes. NBC News reports.
With Obamacare looming, businesses may look to offer employees healthy-living incentives and track them, said John Sculley, co-founder of Misfit Wearables and former Apple CEO.
Smart home start-up Control4 began trading on the Nasdaq today. Its CEO Martin Plaehn discusses how it ensures safety for customers.
Twitter is under increasing pressure from governments around the world to release user's private information, with requests rising 40 percent in the first six months of the year.
Is President Obama putting enough pressure on Russia to get Snowden back to the U.S.? Rep. Eliot Engel, (D-NY) says he would tell "President Obama not to go to Russia" next month, and also discusses the House passing new sanctions on Iran's oil exports.
CNBC's Eamon Javers offers insight on his conversation with NSA chief Keith Alexander, and what's likely next for Edward Snowden after being granted a 1 year visa to stay in Russia.
National Security Agency chief Keith Alexander faced a hostile crowd as he spoke out about the damage of Edward Snowden's leaks. CNBC's Eamon Javers has the details.
License plate recognition technology developed for law enforcement and embraced by the auto repossession industry is being opened to wider use through a private Florida company.
There was a lot of talk among media moguls yesterday at the Allen & Company conference about Steve Ballmer's plan to realign Microsoft, immigration reform and the NSA's Prism controversy, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin.
Rep. Joe Barton (R-TX) discusses why lawmakers are concerned about Google Glass.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the White House believes Edward Snowden is currently in Russia, and White House Press Secretary Jay Carney says the release of Snowden from China hurts the country's relations with the U.S.
Harvey Pitt, former SEC chairman, discusses a change in procedures at the SEC and whether it will result in more cases going to trial.
Andrew Mclaughlin, Senior Vice President, at Betaworks says that the Snowden episode has evoked more people to question the boundaries of government surveillance.
Don Clark, a former FBI special agent, and George Gilder, author of "Knowledge and Power," discuss a terror plot targeting the NYSE that was thwarted by the NSA's surveillance program. With CNBC's Eamon Javers.