From tech and Internet surveillance to sensors to social networking, privacy rules are being rewritten.
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Senator Scott Ludlam has labelled the Australian government's proposed data retention scheme as little more than a surveillance tax, while calling for the release of a financial study into the scheme.
The brand image of the world's must-have anonymity tool is starting to look a bit tattered. The fans don't like it, but their response isn't helping their cause.
To help curb the lack of enthusiasm surrounding its questionable business practices, startup Uber is looking toward experienced veterans from tech stalwarts for help.
The human rights group says the new anti-surveillance tool is a 'strike back' against governments that have overextended their reach.
Let's Encrypt, a new free certificate authority, will try to accelerate the use of encryption on the web.
From drug cartels to passwords, security expert Brian Krebs weighs in on how to keep your personal data and bank account safe.
The Bill to curb NSA surveillance has been voted down after it failed to gain 60 votes in the US Senate on Tuesday night.
Just how many hidden Tor services seized by law enforcement were genuine websites, and how many were clones and copies?
The NSW privacy commissioner has launched the Privacy Governance Framework that outlines how the NSW public sector can embed good privacy practices within their organisation processes.
Sweden's Bahnhof teams up with internet rights group to offer free VPN service as a shield against data retention requirements.
A consumer electronics coalition warns that many of its companies have "lost business" or have faced backlash from governments fearing the National Security Agency.
One man applies pressure on Google to remove links to a defamatory article worldwide.
The NSA revelations have spurred growth in turnkey solutions to privacy problems that appeal to country's security-minded citizens.
This week, we've got news of Anonymous and the KKK, spies in the sky, congressional finger-pointing, AT&T being AT&T, and so much more. It's ZDNet's Government IT Week and you would believe what the world's govs are up to this week!