Silicon Valley Outsourcing Encryption Keys to Customers

With the FBI and NSA demanding that tech companies surrender encryption back doors to access customer data, Silicon Valley start-ups and established companies are giving customers exclusive possession of encryption keys to access their data.

The Associated Press

Obama to Trash Reagan’s Restrictions on Domestic Spying

With the pubic distracted by the FBI battling Apple for an iPhone backdoor, President Obama is secretly working to trash President Ronald Reagan’s restrictions on the number of federal agencies that can spy on Americans and others.

AFP PHOTO/Jewel Samad

Edward Snowden to Headline Politicon via Webcast

LOS ANGELES — Politicon, a bipartisan gathering of political celebrities, activists and entertainers, has announced that it will feature a “special live video feed interview with NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden” on Saturday at 11 a.m.

The Associated Press

Top EU Court Says US-EU Data Transfer Deal Is Invalid

BRUSSELS/LUXEMBOURG, Oct 6 – A system enabling data transfers from the European Union to the United States by thousands of companies is invalid, the highest European Union court said on Tuesday in a landmark ruling that will leave firms scrambling to

US-EU Data Transfer Deal