U.S. Senate passes bill to renew warrantless internet surveillance

Posted in Online on 19th Jan, 2018
by Alex Muller

The U.S. Senate on Thursday passed a bill to renew the National Security Agencys warrantless internet surveillance program for six years with minimal changes.

Edward Snowden: Don't fear Trump, fear the surveillance state

Posted in Online on 11th Nov, 2016
by Alex Muller

The NSA whistleblower spoke for the first time since Trump's election victory.

NSA planned to sneak spyware onto smartphone app stores

Posted in Software on 22nd May, 2015
by Alex Muller

In addition to using these 'implants' for plain old spying, the agencies also intended to use hijacked phones to send bad information to targets.

US privacy confidence at new low

Posted in Online on 12th Nov, 2014
by Alex Muller

The vast majority, 91% of Americans believe that consumers have lost control over how personal information is collected and used by companies, according to a survey.

Mass internet surveillance threatens international law, UN report claims

Posted in Online on 20th Oct, 2014
by Alex Muller

"Bulk access technology is indiscriminately corrosive of online privacy"