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UK Investigatory Powers Bill: "Back Door" for Cyber Criminals

The lack of basic security of interconnected things allows third parties, including state agencies, to intercept the data shared across the Internet. The draft Investigatory Powers Bill… 496 more words


U.K. Spy Agency Does Not Require Individual Warrants To Hack

More details about U.K. intelligence agency GCHQ’s use of hacking — aka: ‘computer network interference’ in euphemistic official parlance — and the oversight regime governing its hacking activities have emerged via an ongoing legal challenge filed by civil liberties group… 745 more words


Call For Robust Privacy Legislation In Wake Of EU Safe Harbor Strike-Down

A group of U.S. and EU digital rights organizations and consumer NGOs — including the EFF, the U.S. Center for Digital Democracy, the… 1,105 more words


Intelligence officers given immunity from hacking laws, tribunal told

Intelligence officers given immunity from hacking laws, tribunal told http://gu.com/p/49vzv/st

What is becoming the stock government response to legal challenges – swiftly and silently change the law. 41 more words



Don’t miss out on this excellent presentation by Eric King, Director of Privacy International!

It is a fantastic summary of the research we have cooperated on with regards to the Fourteen Eyes and SIGINT Senior Europe!

The Fourteen Eyes

Putin on Snowden: Russia not kind of country which gives up those who fight for human rights

Published on Feb 23, 2015

The US is to blame for whistleblower Edward Snowden ending up in Moscow, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Friday. “ arrived at our transit zone and later it was explained that no one wanted him … And they scared everyone, and he ended up in our transit zone. 212 more words