Snooper's Charter

IPB still not fit for purpose, say tech firms
Houses of Parliament
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IPB still not fit for purpose, say tech firms

Companies and trade bodies reiterate their concerns on day of Second Reading
15 Mar 2016
GCHQ denies Investigatory Powers Bill weakens encryption
encryption

GCHQ denies Investigatory Powers Bill weakens encryption

Head of GCHQ claims encryption is not under attack, but urges tech industry co-operation
8 Mar 2016
RSA 2016: Weakened encryption compromises national security
Security

RSA 2016: Weakened encryption compromises national security

Terrorists will move to other platforms, while criminals will exploit the flaws, claim speakers
2 Mar 2016
Snooper's Charter could mean Apple vs FBI-style case in UK
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Snooper's Charter could mean Apple vs FBI-style case in UK

Electronic Frontier Foundation warns of backdoor provisions in IPB
26 Feb 2016
Snooper’s Charter fails to protect privacy, warn MPs
public sector

Snooper’s Charter fails to protect privacy, warn MPs

Intelligence and Security Committee criticises Investigatory Powers Bill
9 Feb 2016
Snooper's Charter 'could destroy trust in UK products'
data protection

Snooper's Charter 'could destroy trust in UK products'

Investigatory Powers Bill would taint UK firms with security backdoor fears, say experts
1 Feb 2016
Privacy and security clash on Data Protection Day
Security

Privacy and security clash on Data Protection Day

Security experts say UK is in conflict over GDPR and Snooper's Charter
28 Jan 2016
Cloud firms will leave UK if Snooper's Charter is passed
Security

Cloud firms will leave UK if Snooper's Charter is passed

Demands to weaken encryption 'will drive $15 billion worth of business out of the UK'
25 Jan 2016
Theresa May refuses to say if UK spies access medical data
Houses of Parliament
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Theresa May refuses to say if UK spies access medical data

Home Secretary says sweeping up large amounts of data is not “mass surveillance”
13 Jan 2016
Encryption: Hackers could access security backdoors
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Encryption: Hackers could access security backdoors

Why David Cameron is wrong about backdoors, and the Netherlands is right
7 Jan 2016
Apple mauls UK government over online surveillance
Snooping - confidential data
Policy & legislation

Apple mauls UK government over online surveillance

Cupertino urges changes to “Snooper’s Charter”
22 Dec 2015
Investigatory Powers Bill could snoop on your shopping
Security

Investigatory Powers Bill could snoop on your shopping

GCHQ and other spying agents will know what you're buying, says privacy campaigner
11 Dec 2015
Experts question Snooper's Charter data storage requirements
data centres

Experts question Snooper's Charter data storage requirements

Who will foot bill for physical infrastructure to house UK's browsing histories?
5 Nov 2015
A Snooper's Charter in all but name alone
Policy & legislation

A Snooper's Charter in all but name alone

Edward Snowden is right to call this bill our biggest threat to freedom of speech
5 Nov 2015
Snooper's Charter puts data at risk even with encryption
Security

Snooper's Charter puts data at risk even with encryption

The more data ISPs must store, the more there is to steal, warn experts
4 Nov 2015
UK government looks to ban strong encryption from devices
Government
Security

UK government looks to ban strong encryption from devices

Crypto ban could make internet activities, such as online banking, unsafe
3 Nov 2015
Gov waters down Investigatory Powers Bill spying measures
public sector

Gov waters down Investigatory Powers Bill spying measures

ISPs will no longer be required to hold data on third-parties, Theresa May confirms
2 Nov 2015
Why the CISA amendment further erodes our right to privacy
US Senate
data protection

Why the CISA amendment further erodes our right to privacy

Increasingly, governments are becoming the enemies of data protection
23 Oct 2015
High Court rules DRIPA is unlawful
data protection

High Court rules DRIPA is unlawful

Government must scrap emergency surveillance legislation as it does not comply with human rights
17 Jul 2015
Theresa May is 2015 Internet Villain of the year
Security

Theresa May is 2015 Internet Villain of the year

Home secretary recognised for inadequate consultation over Snooper’s Charter
3 Jul 2015
Watchdog says “intolerable” terror laws must be scrapped
surveillance
Server & storage

Watchdog says “intolerable” terror laws must be scrapped

Adds that stronger reasons required to introduce Snoopers' Charter
11 Jun 2015
Infosec 2015: Has GCHQ lost the cyber security plot?
Cyber spy
Security

Infosec 2015: Has GCHQ lost the cyber security plot?

It's more about what GCHQ doesn't say about the Snooper's charter than what it does, according to Davy Winder
4 Jun 2015
Infosec 15: Power, money and propaganda main aims of hackers
Security

Infosec 15: Power, money and propaganda main aims of hackers

Spook avoids talk of Snooper’s Charter
2 Jun 2015
Snooper's Charter returns as the Investigatory Powers Bill
data protection

Snooper's Charter returns as the Investigatory Powers Bill

The bill gets a facelift in the Queen's Speech, but proposes new powers over communications data
27 May 2015