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 Obama Administration plans to continue using the ï¿½renditionï¿½ program that received so much criticism during the Bush years. Anchor Jeb Sharp finds out what value the program has from John Radsan, former assistant general counsel at the CIA.
While there is no hard evidence linking Pakistan to the
Mumbai attacks, Lashkar-e-Taiba has been linked to the Pakistani government's spy service, the ISI. The big question: what will Pakistan do and will it have a lasting effect?
Call it Big Brother or call it being a conscientious employer, but there's a new kind of software that monitors your use of email and online messaging. It's called Cataphora and it is used to find out how useful an employee you are.
Google Ventures and In-Q-Tel (investment arms of Google and the C.I.A.), are backing a start-up that monitors activity and text on the Web in real time in order to spot early trends and events. We speak with Noah Shachtman of Wired about Recorded Future.
It's been in the news for weeks, but today the National Debt Commission has officially released its revised plan to tackle the deficit. Members of the Senate and House on both sides of the isle have already come out strongly against the recommendations.