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Kazakhstan halts introduction of internet surveillance system
Government describes initial rollout as a test.
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"Safe like China": In Argentina, ZTE finds eager buyer for surveillance tech
Furthering China's Latin America ambitions.
Jul 8 2019 1:14PM
Apple, Google, Microsoft tell GCHQ to drop 'ghost' spy protocol
Violates human rights, privacy and creates dangerous cyber risks.
May 31 2019 8:10AM
Cisco says crypto bill will create backdoors
And mean it has to break a promise to never allow surveillance.
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"Peekaboo" flaw opens up scores of network CCTV recorders
Users advised to limit access and secure devices.
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NSA triples collection of US phone records
Worries privacy advocates.
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Pentagon exposed huge internet surveillance data cache
Yet another AWS data bucket spill.
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NSA ends warrantless spying on US digital comms
Privacy advocates welcome end of controversial practice.
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Facebook blocks its data from being used in surveillance tools
Makes policy "explicit".
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UN report calls for 'international warrant' governing surveillance
Special rapporteur issues grave warnings.
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Wikileaks publishes large trove of CIA hacking tools
Spies said to have exploits for iPhones, Android and smart TVs.
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Snowden's favoured secure email provider Lavabit reboots
Built on new end-to-end encryption standard.
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Controversial US spy chief Clapper quits
Oversaw mass surveillance programs revealed by Snowden.
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Changes make it easier for law enforcement agencies to access warrants.
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Yahoo pleads with US govt to clarify email spying order
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Yahoo scanned customer emails for US intelligence
Wrote custom software for real-time searches of incoming messages.
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Snowden working on smartphone anti-surveillance device
Teams up with hacker to build prototype.
Jul 22 2016 6:27AM
US joins case over Facebook data transfers
Cross-border flows tested.
Jul 20 2016 6:25AM
Researchers easily extract personal details from metadata
US study debunks authorities' privacy claims.
May 20 2016 6:54AM
British spy agencies' secret mass surveillance revealed
"Bulk personal datasets" could contain all recorded data on an individual.
Apr 22 2016 6:36AM
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