Saudi Arabia may be spying on its citizens via US mobile networks
Its telecoms are requesting suspicious amounts of data from US mobile carriers.
Iran's coronavirus 'diagnosis' app looks more like a surveillance tool
AC19 asks for real-time location info it clearly doesn't need.
NYT: $100 million US phone surveillance program produced two unique leads
The USA Freedom Act is up for renewal next month.
Google pulls alleged UAE spying app ToTok from the Play Store, again
ToTok was reinstated last month, but Google pulled it for a second time.
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Interior Department grounds Chinese-made drones
It's worried about the possibility of spying.
The UK won't block Huawei tech from its 5G networks despite US pressure
But the 'high risk' company will be kept at arm's length.
Bipartisan bill would scale back key section of the Patriot Act
While it wouldn’t repeal Section 215 wholly, it would put new limits on it.
US may permanently ground civilian drone program over China fears
It's not clear if the Interior Department's worries are justified.