Despite umms and aahs, GCHQ is home free to hack
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‘See something, say something’ culture is dangerous: How it spawns Islamophobia and keeps America insecure - WAQAS MIRZA, ALTERNET SATURDAY, AUG 20, 2016 03:30 PM PDT
Federal programs gather data on innocent Americans for mass surveillance under cover of keeping them safe
Early on the morning on June 17, 2016, the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) 333 more words
The UK government’s independent reviewer of terrorism legislation has supported the inclusion of bulk collection powers contained within the controversial Investigatory Powers bill.
The opposition Labour party had called for a review of bulk powers, arguing the government had yet to make an operational case for their inclusion in the draft bill — although the party 729 more words
Privacy rights organization Privacy International has filed another legal challenge to the UK government’s use of bulk hacking against foreigners.
The filing, with the European Court of Human Rights, follows Privacy International’s attempt earlier this year to challenge the use of bulk hacking against foreigners via the local oversight court for the UK’s intelligence agencies, the IPT. 503 more words