The British Government as part of the Investigatory Powers Bill is planning to hack children's smart toys to snoop on suspects.
EU member states and lawmakers have prepared a first draft of the EU regulation in cyber security that will force companies to improve security and report security breaches and cyber incidents.
While the two votes might be formalities, it will be two more years before the Passenger Name Record Directive takes effect.
A new bill introduced in the Senate aims to let the U.S. National Security Agency hold on for five years to phone records collected by the agency, while also making permanent some anti-terrorist provisions that have been criticized by civil rights groups.
Newly disclosed documents show that the NSA had found a way to continue spying on American citizens' email traffic from overseas.
According to a draft document seen by the Reuters the EU plans to ban bitcoin and any form of anonymous payment online to curb terrorism funding.
The Director of the Tor Project Roger Dingledine has accused the FBI of commissioning to the Carnegie Mellon boffins a study on methods to de-anonymize Tor users.