Now that every aspect of our day to day lives is conducted online, our homes and cars are connected to the internet and data is the very life blood of society, it's no longer a case of nothing to hide nothing to fear.
New legislation may still conflict with certain individual freedoms. But If intelligence gathering procedures are strengthened then they may prevent an attack like the one we saw in Paris this weekend. This may keep hundreds of people alive. What greater freedom is there than that?
Theresa May has distanced herself from a hint by David Cameron that the Government's data surveillance bill could be fast
It is one of the most comprehensive pieces of surveillance legislation and will give the government and its security agencies
Gareth Williams, the MI6 spy who was found dead in a padlocked holdall in his bath, was “exterminated” by Russia because
Nicola Sturgeon is seeking urgent assurances from David Cameron after reports of a rule change allowing the UK Government's
WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger and Snapchat could all potentially be banned under the controversial so-called new 'Snoopers
We must have answers. Indiscriminate mass surveillance has an impact that reaches far beyond Amnesty. It threatens the vital work of other organisations and it impacts you. Yes, you! In accepting your government encroaching into your private communications you risk sleepwalking into a surveillance culture.
The government's eavesdropping agency spied on one of world's most prominent civil liberties campaign groups, it has been
Protest is increasingly going digital. Whether it is using the internet to organise and report physical acts of protest, using online space as a platform on which to take action, or targeting online infrastructure itself: across the world, people are taking their right to protest online.
Civil liberties campaigners have claimed a victory against a proposed expansion of authorities' power to spy on your phone
The starting place for any democratic decisions about how we balance our rights to freedom against the need to compromise that freedom for the safety and security of the wider community should be that we should be free to do anything we want except if there is a compelling case why we should not.
NEW YORK -- Edward Snowden said on Tuesday it was worth becoming an "international fugitive" when set against the public
Google, Facebook and others may be forced to hand over the messages of their users to government security agencies such as
A tribunal has ordered GCHQ to destroy legally privileged material found to be held by the intelligence agency relating to
"I am deeply concerned about moving to a position where people self-censor because the mob have decided that what they say
The allegation that US and UK intelligence agents hacked a global SIM card manufacturer, in order to steal the ‘digital keys
It is highly unlikely that the people charged with supervising our security services have any idea how algorithmic surveillance works. It is also highly unlikely that the people at GCHQ are going to enlighten them.
Mass surveillance of the internet by UK intelligence services has been unlawful in the past but now complies with legislation
David Cameron has revealed new details of his embarrassing call with a hoaxer who was put through to his mobile. The prime