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Infographic: What is Mass Surveillance?

August 28, 2017

Mass surveillance is the act of complex monitoring and data collection of an entire population or a specific…
Computer scientists use music to covertly track body movements, activity

August 18, 2017

As smartphones, tablets, smart TVs and other smart devices become more prevalent in our lives, computer scientists have…
Infographic: Communications Surveillance

June 23, 2017

Everything from monitoring, interception, collection, preservation to retention of information by a third party, that has been communicated, relayed…
New Digital Tracking Tool to Make Personal Online Data More Transparent

October 12, 2015

Thanks to corporate monitoring of our email transactions and browsing habits, navigating the Web is becoming more and…
Tracking the trackers: Investigators reveal pervasive profiling of Web users

November 6, 2014

Revealing and measuring the many commercial tools that invisibly track Web users is a key step toward improving…
Algorithms are watching

December 10, 2013

In his prescient novel “1984,” English author George Orwell predicted a future that bears an uncanny resemblance to…
In worldwide surveillance age, US has big edge

July 3, 2013

The saga of Edward Snowden and the NSA makes one thing clear: The United States’ central role in…
Ten ways you can avoid being caught in the PRISM net

July 2, 2013

Last weekend, the Washington Post published a further four slides, leaked from the US National Security Agency (NSA), which…
New NSA spying allegations rile European allies

July 1, 2013

The Obama administration faced a breakdown in confidence Sunday from key foreign allies who threatened investigations and sanctions…
Microsoft wants to disclose US government data queries

June 27, 2013

Microsoft has joined Google in a legal push for permission to disclose more information about secret government requests…
China paper hits out at US surveillance programme

June 17, 2013

China’s official army newspaper on Sunday branded the United States Internet surveillance programme exposed by former spy Edward…
Secret to Prism program: Even bigger data seizure

June 17, 2013

In the months and early years after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, FBI agents began showing up…
US surveillance flap shines light on Web ‘anonymizers’

June 17, 2013

News of a massive surveillance effort led by the secretive National Security Agency has sent Web users scrambling…
Gathering private information online is abuse of state power

June 13, 2013

The US National Security Agency (NSA) has direct access to information on the servers of major American internet…
Google asks to publish more US gov’t information

June 12, 2013

Google is asking the Obama administration for permission to disclose more details about the U.S. government’s demands for…
Silicon Valley idealists crash into reality in spy row

June 12, 2013

The idealists who founded some of the most successful technology companies now find themselves entangled in controversy over…
Google chief calls Internet spying threat to freedoms

June 10, 2013

Google chief Larry Page on Friday branded Internet spying a threat to freedoms and called for governments to…
New reports allege vast US Internet spying sweep

June 10, 2013

US spies are secretly tapping into servers of nine Internet giants including Apple, Facebook, Microsoft and Google in…
Is Big Data turning government into ‘Big Brother’?

June 10, 2013

With every phone call they make and every Web excursion they take, people are leaving a digital trail…
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