AnalysisWho knew what on warrantless state snooping?
06 Sep 2018
Battle lines drawn over US mass surveillance as senators probe NSA's bonfire of phone records
AnalysisDing! Ding! Round three in blanket spying bout
06 Aug 2018
Trump's Supreme Court pick will decide critical tech issues for decades – so what are the views of the contenders?
Privacy, net neutrality, mass surveillance... the small stuff
09 Jul 2018
Here we go again... UK Prime Minister urges nerds to come up with magic crypto backdoors
Broken security? More like broken record
25 Jan 2018
America restarts dodgy spying program – just as classified surveillance abuse memo emerges
AnalysisThere is literally nothing decent in this story
19 Jan 2018
US House reps green-light Fourth Amendment busting spy program
As America's very stable genius weighs in with his one cent
11 Jan 2018
US senators rail against effort to sneak through creepy mass spying bill
We must have public debate on warrantless snooping, demands bipartisan gang
19 Dec 2017
Critical US mass spying program scrutiny lost amid partisan nonsense
AnalysisBuh buh buh buh buh buh buh but her emails! And those texts!
13 Dec 2017
US Section 702 spying rules get deadline extension until April
And yet again black has become white, and left, right
08 Dec 2017
Then there were four: Another draft US law on 'foreign' (aka domestic) mass spying emerges
And this one is… not in favor of snooping on Americans, whoa
18 Nov 2017
US govt's 'foreign' spy program that can snoop on Americans at home. Sure, let's reauth that...
AnalysisWhat's Russian for 'section 702 s***show'?
15 Nov 2017
How bad can the new spying legislation be? Exhibit 1: it's called the USA Liberty Act
AnalysisFreedom doesn't mean what you think it does
05 Oct 2017
Intelligence director pulls national security BS on spying question
Senator Wyden not happy with continued obfuscation
13 Sep 2017
US Congress to NSA: How many Americans do you illegally spy on?
NSA: It's hard to tell. Now could you reauthorize our authority to keep doing it?
02 Mar 2017
OK, it's time to talk mass spying again: America's Section 702 powers are up for renewal
AnalysisAnd tech groups are starting the fightback now
15 Feb 2017
World's largest internet exchange sues Germany over mass surveillance
DE-CIX questions legality of government tapping its system
16 Sep 2016
UK Snoopers' Charter crashes through critics into the next level
IPBPlans to write mass surveillance into law face a bumpy ride
16 Mar 2016
European human rights court rules mass surveillance illegal
Decision may kill off UK government spying law
20 Jan 2016