Poll: 61 Percent Of Americans Value Privacy Over SecurityMost Americans are unimpressed with President Barack Obama's efforts to restore trust in government in the wake of disclosures about secret surveillance programs that swept up the phone records of hundreds of millions in the United States.
Obama Expected To Curb NSA Access To Phone RecordsSpying on foreign leaders will also be curtailed.
ACLU Begins Appeal of NSA Ruling in NYC Civil libertarians have begun an appeal of a decision by a federal judge in New York City that found the National Security Agency's collection of Americans' phone records is legal.
Judge: NSA Phone Record Collection Likely Unconstitutional In the first ruling of its kind, a federal judge declared Monday that the National Security Agency's bulk collection of Americans' telephone records is likely to violate the Constitution's ban on unreasonable search.
NSA Spy Program Collected Americans' Emails, IP AddressesDocuments disclosed Thursday show that the Obama administration gathered U.S. citizens' Internet data until 2011, continuing a spying program started under President George W. Bush that revealed who Americans exchanged emails with and the Internet Protocol address of their computer.
Obama Relying On Untested Oversight Board For NSA ScrutinyThe obscure oversight board that President Barack Obama wants to scrutinize the National Security Agency's secret surveillance system is little known for good reason.
Expert: Individuals 'Desensitized,' 'Numb' To Privacy ThreatsSome experts feel that many American citizens may not share the visceral reactions to the National Security Agency scandal that have been seen during discussions of it in the national news media as clients - not because of a lack of concern, but rather, a lack of surprise.
Snowden: 'I'm Not Going to Hide'A 29-year-old intelligence contractor who claims to have worked at the National Security Agency and the CIA allowed himself to be revealed Sunday as the source of disclosures about the U.S. government's secret surveillance programs, risking prosecution by the U.S. government.
NSA Claims Know-How to Ensure No Illegal Spying The supersecret agency with the power and legal authority to gather electronic communications worldwide to hunt U.S. adversaries says it has the technical know-how to ensure it's not illegally spying on Americans.
Obama Defends Phone Data Collection ProgramPresident Barack Obama vigorously defended sweeping secret surveillance into America's phone records and foreigners' Internet use, declaring "we have to make choices as a society."
Obama Administration Defends 'Daily' Collection Of US Citizen Phone RecordsThe Obama administration on Thursday defended the National Security Agency's need to collect telephone records of U.S. citizens, calling such information "a critical tool in protecting the nation from terrorist threats."
Obama: I Have 'Complete Confidence' In HolderPresident Barack Obama continues to back Attorney General Eric Holder following the fallout over the Justice Department secretly obtaining two months of telephone records of reporters and editors for The Associated Press.