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NASA Demonstrates Airborne Water Quality Sensor

February 26, 2016

  Monitoring the quality of freshwater supplies is a global concern, especially in thirsty California, where the San…
Europe versus Facebook: Issues of data privacy

August 6, 2014

Privacy activist Max Schrems has filed a lawsuit against Facebook for breaching European data protection law. Anyone, excluding…
Google asks U.S. government for greater transparency on data requests

January 6, 2014

According to official Google Blog – Google has published an open letter addressed to U.S. government calling for greater transparency–asking…
US spy revelations hurt Web trust: Facebook chief

September 19, 2013

Revelations about the US government’s secret surveillance programs has had a big impact on “trust metrics” of Internet…
Microsoft joins Google in US spying suit

September 2, 2013

Microsoft says that a battle to shed light on secret US government requests for Internet user data will…
U.S. government illegally spying, audit confirms

August 19, 2013

A top secret internal audit conducted by the National Security Agency (NSA) found the agency broke its own privacy rules and…
US tech firms losing business over PRISM: poll

July 29, 2013

Revelations about the US government’s vast data collection programs have already started hurting American technology firms, according to…
Google reportedly working on encrypting user files on Google Drive

July 22, 2013

CNET, the online tech magazine has apparently found two sources inside of Google who are claiming that the…
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…
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…
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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