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Apple Displays New Products At 5th Ave Store In New York City

An international coalition of more than 90 civil rights and policy groups is calling on Apple to scrap plans to

August 19, 2021

Human rights activists, journalists and lawyers have been targeted by spyware sold to authoritarian governments by the Israeli technology firm

July 19, 2021
Tests On Facial Recognition Technology Begun At Berlin Suedkreuz

“There will come a time when it isn’t, ‘they’re spying on me through my phone’ anymore. Eventually, it will be,

February 19, 2021

Controversy around technologies used to monitor employees is not new. However, against the backdrop of COVID-19 with office-based workforces operating

February 3, 2021

Major tech giants including Apple, Google and Whatsapp have launched a searing criticism of government plans to spy on encrypted

May 30, 2019

San Francisco officials have voted to ban the use of facial recognition technology by local authorities in the latest regulatory

May 15, 2019

Should we be concerned about our freedoms as the UK is placed fourth in the Nanny State Index? Alex Deane, a

May 1, 2019

It is false and defamatory to suggest that Julian Assange lives, or has ever lived, in a basement, cupboard, or

April 12, 2019

This summer marks the fiftieth anniversary of the first humans landing on the moon on 20 July 1969. It was

February 11, 2019

Netflix has pulled an episode of a comedy show that criticised Saudi Arabia after complaints from the country’s regime, sparking

January 2, 2019

The US National Security Agency has been spying on French politicians for at least six years, according to Wikileaks documents

June 24, 2015

Two very different stories are being played out on each side of the Atlantic on the subject of government surveillance.

June 1, 2015

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