9 Surprisingly Terrifying Ways Your Online Life Can Be Tracked

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 20.02.2015 | UK Tech

The allegation that US and UK intelligence agents hacked a global SIM card manufacturer, in order to steal the ‘digital keys’ to potentially billi...

'NSA Spyware' Found Inside Hard Drives?

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 17.02.2015 | UK Tech

The US government's National Security Agency has developed spyware that can hide deep within a person's hard drive according to Moscow-based security ...

Sam Adams Award 2015: Whistleblowers Warn of Dangers to Democracy

Charlie Skelton | Posted 25.03.2015 | UK Politics
Charlie Skelton

The reality is, being a whistleblower is a tough road to tread - as the former CIA analyst Ray McGovern said. At best, you get a pat on the back and a free glass of wine at an awards bash in Berlin.

'The US Is A Cyberwar Maniac' Says... North Korea

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 21.01.2015 | UK Tech

North Korea has accused the United States of being a "cyberwar maniac". In a breathless 'news' article on the state-sponsored English language news...

US Navy Launches Another Military Satellite

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 21.01.2015 | UK Tech

In keeping with tradition, the US Navy has launched another mysterious satellite into space confirming only that it will boost their communications. ...

Is This Proof Apollo Astronauts Covered Up A UFO?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.01.2015 | UK Tech

A UFO has been spotted in archive footage of Apollo 7 - the first manned Apollo mission to take astronauts into space and around the Earth. The uni...

Surveillance = Killing

Kevin Lo | Posted 05.01.2015 | UK
Kevin Lo

Reprieve recently filed a complaint with the UK government regarding BT's role in facilitating surveillance that leads to killing. BT has persistently refused to come clean on its collaboration with intelligence agencies. We can only hope that the UK government can get from BT the answers we deserve.

British Spies Can Trawl Through American Emails... Without A Warrant

AP/Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.10.2014 | UK

The British government's insistence that its spies don't use the vast espionage powers of the US National Security Agency to sidestep UK restrictions ...

Ned Simons

Charge Snowden With Murder, Says Senior US Congressman

HuffingtonPost.com | Ned Simons | Posted 22.10.2014 | UK Politics

Edward Snowden, the NSA whistleblower who revealed the extent of American and British surveillance programmes, should be charged with murder, accordin...

From Bletchley Park to 'Deny, Disrupt, Degrade, Deceive': an Inevitable Path?

Manda Scott | Posted 14.11.2014 | UK
Manda Scott

As we all know, Turing was driven to suicide while the rest of his cohort at Bletchley Park languished in silence, prevented by a paranoid establishment from disclosing their part in the war effort. The better part of fifty years passed before we were allowed to understand the depth and breadth of their achievement...

Work for the American Government? Listen In

Alastair Sloan | Posted 18.11.2014 | UK
Alastair Sloan

Call me a whistleblowing geek - but I keep a poster of Daniel Ellsberg on the board above my desk. I'm an independent freelance journalist, and in t...

The NSA Have Been Gawking At Your Nude Photos

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 18.07.2014 | UK Tech

Edward Snowden, the former NSA systems administrator and whistleblower has revealed that during his time at the NSA employees would regularly share nu...

China: The iPhone Is A 'National Security Concern'

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 11.07.2014 | UK Tech

The Chinese government-run national news network has called Apple's iPhone a 'National security concern' in relation to the Frequent Locations feature...

Facebook Denies Timeline Experiment Was Military-Funded

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 04.07.2014 | UK Tech

Facebook has denied that the timeline manipulation experiment that took place in 2012 was funded by the Minerva Research Inititative, a US government ...

What's Next for Julian Assange?

Jo Simmons | Posted 23.08.2014 | UK Politics
Jo Simmons

Two years after first finding refuge in Ecuador's embassy in London, Julian Assange shows no sign of leaving his adoptive home; and for good reason. With British police on round-the-clock surveillance posted in front of the redbrick building, and with a European Arrest Warrant in his name over allegations of rape in Sweden, Assange has a lot to worry about...

The Other IT From Another Europe

Arjen Kamphuis | Posted 10.08.2014 | UK Tech
Arjen Kamphuis

In addition, computer and IT education from kindergarten to university studies was fundamentally revised. Basic understanding of the operation of computers and information networks became as normal as reading and writing.

The Year of Edward Snowden

Annie Machon | Posted 06.08.2014 | UK Politics
Annie Machon

On this anniversary, I want to salute the bravery of Edward Snowden. His conscious courage has given us all a fighting chance against a corporate-industrial-intelligence complex that is running amok across the world. I hope that we can all find within us an answering courage to do what is right and indeed take back our rights. His bravery and sacrifice must not be in vain.

'Squalid And Rancid' Government Spying Must Be Stopped, Says Stephen Fry

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.06.2014 | UK

Stephen Fry has condemned "disgraceful" mass surveillance of communications by spy agencies GCHQ and the NSA and said it was "very depressing" how muc...

The NSA Is Collecting Millions Of Faces From The Web

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 02.06.2014 | UK Tech

The National Security Agency is collecting images of millions of faces as part of its facial recognition database, reports the New York Times. Remi...

The Artists Reclaiming Our Data

Peter Yeung | Posted 23.07.2014 | UK Entertainment
Peter Yeung

Just as Ayn Rand's Roark subversively demolishes the Corlandt building after promises are broken and his designs changed, these artists are undermining a society that no longer functions for the benefit of the common people. Their art not only brings home the reality of today's surveillance state, but asks, do we have to live this this?

This Lamp Could Be Posting Your Conversations To Twitter

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.04.2014 | UK Tech

Forget the NSA, the real perpetrators of illicit eaves-dropping are lamps. Two artists have bugged a number of them in order to post the conversat...

Facebook Reveals UK Government Requests To Spy On Users

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.04.2014 | UK Tech

Law enforcement agencies in the UK made more than 1,900 requests for data on Facebook users in last six months of 2013, according to results published...

GCHQ, the Guardian and British Political Culture: Lessons From the Snowden Leaks

Marienna Pope-Weidemann | Posted 10.06.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Marienna Pope-Weidemann

owever powerful the pressure to conform, to take the cheque and keep quiet, there will always be those who, moved by injustice, will speak out. But it counts for little, unless we all speak out together.

Security, Privacy and Freedom - Let's Tell the Enemy Everything

Dr. Peter Cochrane | Posted 08.06.2014 | UK Tech
Dr. Peter Cochrane

A steady stream of revelations by WikiLeaks and Edward Snowden seems to have sensitised the media, twitterati and conference goers globally to the 'the privacy issue'.

Don't Spy on Us

Allan Hogarth | Posted 21.05.2014 | UK
Allan Hogarth

The Edward Snowden revelations exposed the possibility that state surveillance may have intruded into the lives of UK citizens... It would appear that slowly our politicians are beginning to wake up to this serious issue and daring to ask questions of the intelligence establishment.