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Top London University Admits to Monitoring Student E-mails

King’s College London has posted a notice on their e-mail login page warning members that emails can be “monitored and recorded”, apparently under the UK ...

January 23, 2017 at 12:30 pm by

Court Rules UK Snooper’s Charter Illegal

The highest court in Europe has ruled that the UK’s draconian new mass surveillance bill, passed into law last month, is illegal. The case against the Investigatory Powers ...

December 21, 2016 at 11:00 pm by

Russian ISP’s Will Give Everything to the Government

When it comes to privacy and security, governments around the world are having to deal with the ever-increasing threat of terrorism and dangers facing the world on a daily ...

June 29, 2016 at 11:00 am by

EU Vote Registration Website Buckles Due to “Unprecedented Demand”

Without trying to get overly political, the United Kingdom will soon hold a vote on its membership of the EU. As you can imagine, both the leave and remain campaigns have been ...

June 8, 2016 at 3:00 pm by

Human Rights Group Pranks UK Government over Snoopers’ Charter

The UK Government continues to press ahead with its proposed Investigatory Powers bill – nicknamed the Snoopers’ Charter – which will give police and intelligence ...

April 28, 2016 at 8:20 pm by

If You Text and Drive You Will Get Trolled by the NHTSA

Even against warnings for years now, people are still on their phone while they drive. From the original problem of users holding the phone to their ears with one hand while ...

April 24, 2016 at 11:00 am by

Mandatory EV Charging Station for Every New House in Quebec

Cars are expected to change in a big way when it comes to technology in the next few years. Firstly you self-driving vehicles, with Tesla’s autopilot system avoiding a ...

April 23, 2016 at 1:40 pm by

Warrant Used To Track Users Through Tor Invalidated

When it was revealed that an NIT (network investigative technique) had been used to track people across Tor, people were worried about just how they had got permission to ...

April 21, 2016 at 3:40 pm by

Microsoft Is Suing The US Government Over Cloud Data Searches

Microsoft is but one of many technology firms that have recently moved their focus from internal hard drives to the cloud, allowing people to access their data from anywhere ...

April 15, 2016 at 2:00 pm by

FBI Says Hackers Have Had Access to Government Systems Since 2011

While trying to gain access to iPhones and emails, the FBI are having to deal with a wholly different threat. Their own systems have been compromised and a group of hackers ...

April 11, 2016 at 11:20 am by

UK May Have Hit Broadband Targets

When it comes to the internet the coalition government made a pledge that by 2015, they would have the “best superfast broadband in Europe”. The UK may have hit ...

April 10, 2016 at 4:00 pm by

New Bill Prevents Federal Agencies Purchasing Apple Products

Apple is currently in congress talking to and explaining the impact that removing or bypassing protection on their iPhones would have if they followed a court order to do so ...

March 5, 2016 at 10:00 am by

Former Heads of NSA & Homeland Support Apple In Encryption Battle

In its recent arguments against the FBI, Apple has found companies rallying behind its arguments that you can’t force a company to break its own protection without ...

March 4, 2016 at 11:00 am by

Researcher Finds New Way to Hijack Drones Mid-Flight

It is often easy to forget that while the majority of drones making the news are operated by hobbyists and amateurs, the US government is rolling out a number of more ...

March 3, 2016 at 11:30 am by

UK Culture Secretary Compares Ad Blocking to Music Piracy

Ad blocking plugins have become a topic which polarized opinions and causes some friction between content creators and their readership. Websites like eTeknix rely on ...

March 2, 2016 at 7:11 pm by

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