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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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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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