The family of Justin Carter, the 19-year old Texas gamer who made offensive Facebook comments that landed him in jail, is working with new urgency to get his $500,000 bail reduced because they say he's getting beat up while behind bars.
A federal appeals court says it is too early for authors to be considered as a group in litigation challenging Google Inc.'s plan to create the world's largest digital library.
The Champaign News-Gazette is now charging readers who read a certain number of articles on its website.
A consumer group says Illinois’ smartphone owners are collectively paying $1.4 billion a year on the wrong data plans.
Self-described NSA leaker Edward Snowden has made some stunning allegations during a live chat with The Guardian today.
Facebook received 9,000-10,000 requests for user data from US government entities in the second half of 2012.
In his most extensive comments so far on the revelations this week about the electronic data that the nation's spy agencies are collecting, President Obama told the American people Friday that "nobody is listening to your telephone calls."
Attorney General Eric Holder has denied the Obama administration is killing suspected terrorists with drone strikes to avoid capturing them and sending them to the Guantanamo prison it wants to close.
For six years, the National Security Agency has been able to pluck data — including e-mails, videos, pictures, and connection logs — from the main servers of Microsoft, Google, Apple, and other leading U.S. tech companies, according to reports by The Washington Post and The Guardian.
The National Security Agency is collecting the telephone records of Verizon customers in the U.S., NPR has confirmed.