In the wake of the terrorist attack in the UK, government officials are demanding that encrypted services contain backdoors.
Privacy rights have come into sharp focus in Canada recently. A pair of stories have surfaced in Canadian media that raises a lot of questions.
For activists in the Netherlands, the lower house passage of dragnet surveillance was a setback. Still, Bits of Freedom have said that they will fight on.
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).
The Trades in Services Agreement (TiSA) is one of a number of secret trade agreements currently circulating behind closed doors. Like others, it contains digital provisions in a few “annexes”. We analyze these provisions as per the latest 2015 draft leak.
One of the big long-running stories surrounding intellectual property and digital rights has to be the secretive Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement. Earlier this year, the Intellectual Property (IP) leaked. We offer an analysis of what is in there.
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.