Investigatory Powers Act

UK oversight bodies 'were not aware' of spies' data-sharing
Policy & legislation

UK oversight bodies 'were not aware' of spies' data-sharing

Privacy International finds documents alleging widespread GCHQ data-sharing occurred without safeguards
18 Oct 2017
EU set to scrutinise Investigatory Powers surveillance laws
Surveillance
data protection

EU set to scrutinise Investigatory Powers surveillance laws

Tribunal notes that scrapping bulk data collection could 'cripple' UK spy agencies
11 Sep 2017
Should the internet be regulated?
Government
Policy & legislation

Should the internet be regulated?

Privacy campaigners urge greater focus on privacy in response to web legislation
5 Sep 2017
Liberty wins right to challenge Snooper’s Charter
Policy & legislation

Liberty wins right to challenge Snooper’s Charter

Campaign group's crowdfunded challenge gets High Court go-ahead
30 Jun 2017
Government 'to push through spy powers after election'
Security

Government 'to push through spy powers after election'

Report - Tories will seek stronger spy powers immediately upon an election victory
24 May 2017
UK government's draft spying powers get leaked online
Security

UK government's draft spying powers get leaked online

Open Rights Group lifts curtain on Home Office's secretive consultation
5 May 2017
New tool masks your search habits from data harvesting ISPs
The Capitol Building
IT regulation

New tool masks your search habits from data harvesting ISPs

'Internet Noise' is able to flood your search history with junk terms to throw off snooping advertisers
30 Mar 2017
The government needs to abandon its war on WhatsApp
Security

The government needs to abandon its war on WhatsApp

Encryption might seem like an easy target, but mess with it at your peril
27 Mar 2017
Tech reaction: Amber Rudd, encryption backdoors won't work
Security

Tech reaction: Amber Rudd, encryption backdoors won't work

Experts warn that banning encryption leaves UK open to hackers
27 Mar 2017
Liberty hits crowdfunding goal to take on Snooper's Charter
Policy & legislation

Liberty hits crowdfunding goal to take on Snooper's Charter

Campaign group raises £40,000 to finance legal challenge against the government
12 Jan 2017