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PRIVACY

Supreme Court Must Protect Location Data

The Supreme Court has the chance to fix the discrepancy in privacy laws that means police don't need a warrant to access your phone's location data. It must take it, as the alternative is unthinkable.


August 02, 2017
4 mins
PRIVACY

3 Million Browser Histories Revealed: Yours Could Be Next

The success of two researchers in uncovering the personal browsing habits of 3 million internet users is a terrifying reminder of just how vulnerable browsing data really is.


August 01, 2017
5 mins
PRIVACY

Smart Toys Are Spying on Your Kids

Controversy over the security of internet-connected toys has been bubbling away but you know it's time to pay attention when the FBI puts out a PSA about it. Read on to get the inside line on this serious issue.


July 25, 2017
4 mins
PRIVACY

Doxxing for Social Justice: The Moral Dilemma

Being doxxed is a terrifying experience. Yet when the victim "deserves" it, it can feel like social justice in action. We explore whether doxxing ever be justified.


July 21, 2017
5 mins
PRIVACY

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
PRIVACY

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
PRIVACY

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
PRIVACY

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
4 mins
PRIVACY

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