Estonia has the youngest prime minister in the European Union. It's also rushing headlong into creating digital ID for people there. And while they offer access to an array of government and private services, they'll also issue online IDs to anyone who wants one — though they come with much less access.
A U.S. shift on drone policy might make a big difference for a nation like Yemen. Gregory Johnsen says he's encouraged that a more selective use of drones will protect civilians in places like Yemen, while aiding US intelligence gathering efforts.
In the wake of the Boston bombings, privacy-conscious Germans may be rethinking their reluctance to surveillance technologies such as closed circuit television. We speak with German law professor Thomas Hoeren.
Anchor Carol Hills speaks with Iranian journalist and blogger Omid Memarian, the editor of "Sketches of Iran," about the power of political cartoons in Iran and why so many Iranian cartoonists have been forced into exile.
The pre-trial hearings in the military commission of 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and four co-defendants stalled midway through the week here at "Camp Justice," in the naval base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba [...]
In the coming months, the domain ".xxx" will become available to pornographic websites – and PETA wants in. Cindy Gallop, advertising consultant and creator of the website MakeLoveNotPorn.com, sorts through this marketing gambit.
The Shamai Leibowitz case is the Obama administration's first successful prosecution over the leaking of classified information to the media. We talk with Scott Shane, national security reporter for The New York Times.
The World's Gerry Hadden reports on the slow and muddled European reaction to the anti-government protests in Egypt. Like the US, many European countries are caught between supporting an old ally and calling for an orderly democratic transition in Egypt
In official China, Mandarin is favored over all other dialects. That has had a knock-on effect here in the US, where Cantonese used to be the dominant Chinese language. Reporter Nina Porzucki reports from New York on how Cantonese is faring.
Social networking sites make is easy to share our lives online. But, too much sharing can be disastrous. Numerous projects are underway to give people the ability to remove the offending material. The World's Technology Correspondent Clark Boyd reports.
Lawmakers affiliated with the Tea Party joined with Democrats to block the passage of an extension of the U.S.A. Patriot Act. Todd Zwillich reports. Louise Story weighs in on legislation to fight regulations.
The Chinese government says it has launched a major crackdown on Internet pornography. Beijing is targeting major online search engines such as Google. The World's Technology Correspondent Clark Boyd speaks with anchor Lisa Mullins.