True story: law school does, in fact, get easier in your second year. The caveat, however, is that you become ridiculously busy. Hence the lack of updates over the past few months. 175 more words
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Angela Merkel has ordered its intelligence service to spy on the U.S and Britain for the first time since 1945, according to reports.
The move will see Germany’s equivalent of MI5, the BND, monitor British and American spying operations on its soil. 132 more words
I knew, particularly since Edward Snowden’s revelations, that all our private electronic communications (email, among others) are under mass surveillance by government agencies (NSA/CIA and other bodies) and involve mail services such as Gmail, YahooMail, Hotmail and AOL mail. 1,444 more words
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This report turns the tide in the privacy debate at the United Nations and opens the door for more substantive scrutiny of states’ surveillance practices and their compliance with international human rights law.