Can UK authorities serve wiretap orders to US companies? That is what is reportedly being negotiated between UK and US authorities.
A major multinational human rights organization has called the TPP (Trans-Pacific Partnership) out on major human rights concerns.
A recently published poll suggests that a majority of Americans now support warrantless online surveillance. While the headlines seem to tell a tale of turning public opinion on the subject of privacy, a dig deep into the numbers shows a much more unclear picture.
The United States government has a long history of not being shy about cracking down on privacy rights. Recently, it has done so again thanks to the passage of the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act (CISA).
There’s been numerous developments recently over the battle for privacy. UK Prime Minister David Cameron said that all encrypted communications must either have a government backdoor or banned. The US President, Barack Obama, agreed saying that governments shouldn’t be impeded by encryption. Newly leaked documents suggest that EU officials are also on board.
Two years after the suicide of Amanda Todd, Carol Todd has found herself going from an advocate for change to having her voice silenced on the debate of cyberbullying that has since detoured into a renewed heated debate about Lawful Access in Canada.
By Drew Wilson There’s been a lot of developments since our previous report on the NSA PRISM leak. This includes how government officials have been put on the defence with respect to the program and the calls for reporters who report on these leaks to be criminally prosecuted. Question: When someone walks up to you […]
The media has been buzzing with the latest leak of the American spying program known as PRISM. Numerous companies were reportedly compliant in handing over personal information to the US government. We sift through the flurry that has occurred over the weekend. For privacy observers and advocates, things haven’t been this eventful in the US […]
By Drew Wilson The Dutch government is proposing a bill that would allow the government to hack anyone’s computer – including those located outside of the Netherlands. The bill was signed by Ivo Opstelten and published. There has been no shortage of hacking going around in the last few years, but is it right that […]
By Drew Wilson If you plan on visiting the United States, you may want to leave your laptop or smartphone at home. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is saying that it has the right to seize electronic devices within 100 miles of the US border without any reason for up to 120 days. It […]