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European Telecom Giants Push to Legalize Deep Packet Inspection

Current European law specifically bans deep-packet inspection, but European telcos are attempting to gain the right to examine the contents of their users’ communications

Alex Brammer
By Alex Brammer
South Africa Proposes Online Porn Block

South Africa Proposes Online Porn Block

The proposed law would block internet porn on all devices by default

Rebecca Duff
By Rebecca Duff
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WhatsApp Urges Users to Update App Following Major Security Flaw

The spyware is installed via WhatsApp's call function

Charlotte Darrell
By Charlotte Darrell
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UK-Style “Porn Laws” Should Be Introduced In Ireland, Says Mental Health Minister

Jim Daly, Minister of State for Mental Health, claims that Ireland will “live to regret it” if age verification laws are not introduced

Alex Brammer
By Alex Brammer
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UK ‘Porn Block’ Law Delayed Until End of 2019

The new government measures aim to protect children from potentially harmful content online

Rebecca Duff
By Rebecca Duff
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The Dictator’s Guide to Internet Surveillance and Censorship

Using the internet to control what information is made available to the masses and monitor what they might be saying is all too easy if you’re a dictator with deep pockets and a dystopian determination.

Davey Winder
By Davey Winder
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UK Snoopers’ Charter: Where Are We Now?

Brits live under one of the most extreme surveillance regimes in the world. The Investigatory Powers Act gives the UK government sweeping powers to spy on ordinary folk - but privacy campaigners are taking the law to high court and raising crucial amendments.

Nicholas Fearn
By Nicholas Fearn
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UK Government Agency Gives Porn Age Verification Plan the Go-Ahead Despite Security Concerns

Internet users will have to provide personal details in order to view adult content

Charlotte Darrell
By Charlotte Darrell
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US Senate Proposes Act to Protect Data Nationwide

First US federal law for data privacy has support of tech industry

David Hughes
By David Hughes
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Facebook Document Dump Reveals Company Spied on Android Users to Aid Growth

The recently-released emails show how Facebook flaunted user privacy to pull away from its competition

Rebecca Duff
By Rebecca Duff
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