Some people might not like his tactics, but Edward Snowden has done great things for privacy rights, says Freedom of the Press Foundation’s Trevor Timm. That’s why it’s time for him to come home.

Why do humans often want to create a world of “us” vs. “them”? And what can we do about this unhelpful, often damaging, yet somehow reassuring instinct? Psychologist Robert Waldinger has some useful advice.

Christopher Soghoian of the ACLU talks privacy, security and why you should put a sticker on your webcam right now, in conversation with investigative journalist Will Potter.

By now you probably know that Apple and the FBI are fighting over whether the computer company should create software that could bypass encryption on an iPhone. What you might not know is why this matters to you — to everyone. Dave Troy explains.

There isn’t much that we can do to stop hackers from stealing the data we entrust to companies. However, there are some easy things we can all do to significantly reduce the harm from such breaches. TED Fellow Christopher Soghoian, principal technologist at the ACLU, explains.

Computer scientist and founder of encrypted email service, ProtonMail, Andy Yen argues that privacy is a fundamental right that should not be squandered in the name of security.

What can be guessed about you from your online behavior? Two computer privacy experts — economist Alessandro Acquisti and computer scientist Jennifer Golbeck — on how little we know about how much others know.