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In an age of ubiquitous surveillance, there are still some things you can do to keep your communications private—and not all of it is high-tech. Read more»

Warren and Tammy Huffman, brother and sister-in-law of a Department of Public Safety officer killed by a driver alleged to have been distracted, attend a hearing Wednesday on a bill to ban text messaging by Arizona drivers.

With several relatives of those killed by distracted drivers urging support, a Senate committee advanced a bill Wednesday that would prohibit sending text messages while driving. Prospects for the measure by Sen. Steve Farley remain anything but certain. Read more» 1

In a natural disaster or other emergency, one of the first things you're likely to reach for is your cellphone. Landlines are disappearing. More than 30 percent of American households now rely exclusively on cellphones. Read more»

Cellphone companies finally disclosed that they responded to 1.3 million demands for subscribers' information last year from law enforcement, in response to a congressional inquiry last week. Read more»

The latest attempt to ban texting while driving in Arizona has reached a dead end at the Legislature. Read more»

A state lawmaker wants the one in four Arizona cellphone users who are on prepaid plans to join customers with monthly bills in paying toward 911 service. Read more»

Arizona's Senate will weigh a bill that would ban those with learner’s permits and minors who have had their licenses for six months or less from using cellphones while driving. Read more»