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.

Apple, Samsung and Microsoft react to Wikileaks' CIA dump

Posted in Online on 9th Mar, 2017
by Alex Muller

Allegations the CIA had developed ways to listen in on smartphone and smart TV microphones.

'Snoopers' charter' petition hits signatures target

Posted in Science on 29th Nov, 2016
by Alex Muller

A petition asking the UK government to repeal its new Investigatory Powers Act now has more than 118,000 signatures.

'Extreme surveillance' becomes UK law

Posted in Online on 24th Nov, 2016
by Alex Muller

Investigatory Powers Act legalises range of tools for snooping and hacking by the security services.

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.