Articles about Privacy
Great Britain just isn't that great anymore. An astounding erosion of my home country's fundamental civil liberties and freedoms has made it difficult to envision one day returning home.
UK Prime Minister David Cameron wants to legislate against forms of communication that cannot be read by law-enforcement and intelligence agencies.
Ahead of the State of the Union later this month, the president's proposed laws aim to force companies to disclose hacks and breaches inside a month.
Some countries and cultures have a hatred of our freedoms. Not only do they persecute their own subjects relentlessly, they feel they can reach outside of their own closed societies and attack us. They are wrong. We will not be silenced.
MI5 chief warns "technology and market changes," including those in response to activities conducted by British intelligence, are making it harder for the agency to catch terrorists.
Britain's domestic spy agency wants more powers to spy, as the London mayor expresses how he is "not particularly bothered" by civil liberties after the Paris terror attacks.
Silent Circle has snapped up the security heavyweight following the successful launch of the surveillance-thwarting Blackphone.
The chip-making giant turns off all ways of contribution to its Russian developer forums in response to a controversial law that stifles free speech.
Congress has actually done something useful, blocking the release of Internet domain and address administration. Of course, it's all part of Congress blocking everything Obama, but still, you take your wins where you can find them. Plus lots of international gov news.
The computer giant wants to bring Windows to the masses again -- in the form of a tiny desktop box.
Finland is cracking down on social media and online messaging providers ahead of a big European Union review.
The US agency has settled charges against Snapchat after the firm deceived users over the 'vanishing' nature of messages sent across the platform.
An easy way to browse the internet in anonymity and privacy? Not so fast. Privacy profiteers are among 2014's most disturbing end of the year security trends.
The top three Google products cited in data removal requests from federal agencies came down to Blogger, Search and YouTube.
President Obama's remarks about wanting Congress to work on "stronger cybersecurity laws" are reminiscent of one controversial bill that angered privacy groups.
During the year, we have seen the destruction of SOPA and PIPA but the emergence of CISPA and similar laws around the world, a growing trend in hacks and scams, an explosion in malware, and states committing cyberwarfare on their friends and foes. Here's a run-down of what happened in 2012.
Scenes from Twitter of the peaceful London 5th of November V For Vendetta re-enactment protest against government surveillance, censorship and unjust imprisonment - largely organized by Anonymous hacktivists.
Hot new tech devices can mean more convenience to the user as well as more data for the marketer or someone that you don't want to have it.
Despite Wikileaks' founder Julian Assange's successful asylum bid, he picked the worst embassy to try and escape from. Here's why, and how he could possibly evade the U.K. authorities.
Wikileaks founder Julian Assange gave a statement to protesters and the media from the Ecuadorian embassy in London on Sunday.
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When you think CIA, the last word likely to come to mind is "open". And yet the US spy organisation has begun to lift the lid — albeit ever so slightly — in a bid to cultivate public support. In fact, the agency recently launched a retooled website, complete with YouTube and Flickr channels.
Fingerprint scanning gates are being used by tour group the Fanatics to control entry and exit to the Durban Cricket Ground, which has been converted into a "tent city" for around 1200 Socceroos fans during the World Cup in South Africa.
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Customs has been trialling a spy plane to patrol Australia's borders, flying surveillance low and slow to get into the dirty details of shipping.