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May 30, 2019
Apple, Google and others condemn UK plan to view encrypted chats
May 30, 2019

Apple, Google and others condemn UK plan to view encrypted chats

They say GCHQ's 'ghost protocol' undermines user trust and security.

By R. England,   May 30, 2019
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September 13, 2018
European Court rules UK surveillance program violated human rights
September 13, 2018

European Court rules UK surveillance program violated human rights

But the sharing of intelligence with foreign governments is still a-okay.

By S. Shah,   September 13, 2018
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October 17, 2017
UK collected social media data as part of its mass surveillance
October 17, 2017

UK collected social media data as part of its mass surveillance

There are few safeguards in place to prevent its misuse.

By S. Krishna,   October 17, 2017
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July 18, 2017
Leaked memo says hackers may have compromised UK power plants
July 18, 2017

Leaked memo says hackers may have compromised UK power plants

UK energy industry appears to have been targeted by state-sponsored threats.

By R. England,   July 18, 2017
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January 30, 2017
Workplace AI makes it all too easy to track you on the job
January 30, 2017

Workplace AI makes it all too easy to track you on the job

It helps with security and productivity, but it could also pose a serious privacy risk.

By J. Fingas,   January 30, 2017
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December 8, 2016
The NSA has been listening to in-flight cell phone calls for years
December 8, 2016

The NSA has been listening to in-flight cell phone calls for years

Watch what you say if you use your phone in the sky.

By N. Ingraham,   December 8, 2016
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October 23, 2016
UK spies paid a New Zealand firm to help tap key internet lines
October 23, 2016

UK spies paid a New Zealand firm to help tap key internet lines

Endace's technology helped GCHQ ramp up its mass surveillance plans.

By J. Fingas,   October 23, 2016
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October 17, 2016
UK spies violated privacy laws with bulk data collection
October 17, 2016

UK spies violated privacy laws with bulk data collection

A tribunal finds that GCHQ, MI5 and MI6 ran afoul of European rights for 17 years.

By J. Fingas,   October 17, 2016
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August 1, 2016
UK spies tracked Middle East activists with a web link shortener
August 1, 2016

UK spies tracked Middle East activists with a web link shortener

GCHQ used the tech to both foster and monitor groups during Arab Spring revolutions.

By J. Fingas,   August 1, 2016
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