DOJ demands Twitter account info following discussion of an agent

Law enforcement is often eager to protect its own, but it might have overstepped its boundaries in an online case. The Department of Justice has sent a subpoena to Twitter demanding complete account info for @popehat (Ken White), @pogowasright (Diss…

Equifax data breach is also being investigated by UK officials

While 143 million US residents were affected by the Equifax breach, they weren't the only ones impacted. Nearly 700,000 UK residents also had their information stolen — including phone numbers, driver's license numbers, email addresses, user names,…

Microsoft drops its lawsuit over gag orders on DoJ searches

It's been more than a year since Microsoft sued the government (with backing from Amazon, Apple, Google and many others) over the right to tell its customers when the authorities ask it to hand over data, and now the DoJ has responded with a new poli…