Tag Archives: Civil Liberties

UK ‘Snooper’s Charter’ Nearly Law

Illustration by R. Kikuo Johnson The Investigatory Powers Bill has passed its third reading in the House of Lords and will soon become law. For the first time, security services will be able to hack into computers, networks, mobile devices, … Continue reading

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Fit-To-Work Benefits Test ‘Unfit For Purpose’

More than 150,000 people have raised serious concerns about fit-for-work tests administered by a private healthcare company on behalf of the Government. Figures obtained exclusively by Sky News show the charity Citizens Advice has been inundated by huge numbers of … Continue reading

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The Rise of US Covert Surveillance

Barack Obama defends secret surveillance reports, assuring citizens phone calls are private. But the Information Commissioner’s Office says there are “real issues” about US agencies accessing UK data. In his first comments since the government’s surveillance programmes were made public, … Continue reading

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“social media is the worst menace to society.” v3

“To me, social media is the worst menace to society.” – Recep Erdogan Turkish Prime Minister Social media and opposition to blame for protests, says Turkish PM | World news | The Guardian. Further reading: Robert Valley

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“social media is the worst menace to society.” v2

“To me, social media is the worst menace to society.” – Recep Erdogan Turkish Prime Minister Social media and opposition to blame for protests, says Turkish PM | World news | The Guardian.

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