Digital rights group Privacy International has filed a judicial review in the UK High Court of an earlier decision by the oversight body of the UK’s security agencies to sanction the use of so-called “thematic warrants” — aka a highly intrusive investigatory capability that can cover an entire class of unidentified persons or property. 493 more words
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Privacy campaign group Privacy International says documents it has obtained through a legal challenge to the UK security agencies data-harvesting practices illustrate the extent to which spies have systematically and secretly amassed a cache of data on UK citizens for the past 15 years — regardless of whether a particular individual is suspected of a crime. 1,300 more words
The Italian government revoked Hacking Team’s global license to sell its spyware to some governments with poor human rights records.