"Nearly three years after former NSA contractor Edward Snowden first leaked details about massive domestic spying, his revelations have prompted a broader discourse, especially among legal scholars, over the potentially invasive nature of big data cybersurveillance tools."
"In the movie “The Big Short,” Steve Carell plays a slightly altered version of me. In real life, I am a portfolio manager and financial services analyst who over a 25-year career has, at times, been highly critical of bank behavior."
"Ho-hum, another week, another multimillion-dollar settlement between regulators and a behemoth bank acting badly."
"For years, Twitter has positioned itself as a “global town square” that is open to discourse from all."
"US spies will have to choose between keeping hackers out or acting like them to gather intelligence, going against recommendation of computer security experts."
"The European Union and the United States struck a deal Tuesday over data-sharing that will allow the likes of Facebook and Apple to continue sending people's information across the Atlantic — but a legal challenge to the pact is widely anticipated."
"As the growth in the capability and sophistication of cyber bad actors continues to threaten national and economic security in the United States, confusion reigns and a lack of clarity exists as to who is in charge and how to deal with a significant cyber event that could become an incident of national or even global consequence."
"A study from Harvard released Monday largely refutes claims that wider use of encryption in software products will hamper investigations into terrorism and crime."