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GOVERNMENT

The China VPN “Ban” Matters: Here’s Why

Apple has pulled 60 VPN apps from the China App Store in one fell swoop: after weeks of rumors, suddenly the VPN crackdown feels a lot more serious. This is chilling news, not just for China but for the rest of the world.


July 31, 2017
6 mins
GOVERNMENT

ISP Snooping: Why You Should Care

Your ISP is watching you so that it can either sell your browsing history to advertisers or hand it over to the authorities. Find out how you can protect yourself from this invasion of privacy.


July 13, 2017
3 mins
GOVERNMENT

British PM Theresa May is the Enemy of Online Privacy

May's latest outburst in the wake of terrorist attacks in London is just the latest round of a bitter, long-running personal vendetta against online privacy.


July 13, 2017
6 mins
GOVERNMENT

Net Neutrality is Worth Fighting For

Net neutrality is under dire threat from corporations greedy for more profit. Join the fight to protect the principle that keeps the internet open and free for everyone.


July 12, 2017
6 mins
GOVERNMENT

Encryption: Why it's Important

The leak of 200 million US voters’ personal information is a wake-up call. From the largest corporation to each individual consumer, we all need to start taking encryption a lot more seriously.


July 11, 2017
4 mins
GOVERNMENT

Blaming Encryption for Terrorism is Dangerously Misguided

UK Prime Minister Theresa May's latest outburst about encryption in the aftermath of terror was not simply foolish grandstanding but actually dangerously misguided.


July 10, 2017
5 mins
GOVERNMENT

A WhatsApp Ban Would Make You Less Safe

Not only would a "Whatsapp ban" utterly fail to prevent terrorism, undermining encryption would have a series of unintended consequences that would leave us all worse off.


July 10, 2017
4 mins
GOVERNMENT

Let's Get Behind Liberty’s Legal Challenge to the Snoopers’ Charter

Human rights group Liberty has won the right to legally challenge the Snoopers' Charter, some of the most extreme legislation of its kind. Here's why you need to care.


July 09, 2017
GOVERNMENT

Why Snooping is Scary if You’ve Got Nothing to Hide

Don't fall for the government line that if you've done nothing wrong then you've nothing to hide. We all deserve our privacy.


July 07, 2017
4 mins