The Dutch government has been using a risk profiling system that collects and analyzes citizens' data on a massive scale, all without their knowledge.
Britain will now need to amend its law giving state security agents sweeping mass surveillance powers. What does this mean for citizens?
A new law allows the German intelligence service to spy on foreign journalists. This destroys the trust between journalists and their sources, especially in the case of investigative journalism.
Appellate court judges in the UK have ruled the government’s mass digital surveillance regime unlawful in a case brought by the Labour deputy leader, Tom Watson. The ruling on Tuesday held that the powers in the Data...
Since Snowden's revelations, journalists and writers have been self-censoring on a wide range of issues - and this is just one of the 'chilling effects' of mass surveillance.
During this series we've learnt about mass surveillance, privacy and democracy. But how do they all fit together?
Governments tell us that if we have nothing to hide, we have nothing to fear from mass surveillance. Why is this misleading and devious argument so powerful? How can we beat it?
Why? Because it's useless and it's dangerous. Only traditional methods of gathering intelligence have helped security services stop terrorism. Mass surveillance, which doesn't produce results, is draining resources away from tools that actually work.
Politicians arguing in favour of mass surveillance often make a distinction about the kind of information that they want to collect. They argue that just collecting our metadata, rather than content data, is fine. Let's look at that claim...
The introduction of the new Intelligence and Security Act has been postponed until May 1, 2018, when the referendum on the act will be complete. According to the Ministry of Internal Affairs, appointing a new review...