At about 7pm I noticed a bit of a kerfuffle building on Twitter. Then I saw this tweet: Edward Snowden himself taking the Twitter plunge and like iron filings to an industrial […]
Encrypting is like locking doors – bad guys do it too. Should the police have ‘just in case’ keys to all of our homes?…and the discussion that analogy provoked.
A small tribute to a man who spent his life fighting for all of our rights.
Breaking News Tuesday 6th October: The European Court of Justice Strikes Down The Safe Harbor Agreement The decision as reported by Politico telling us there will be an official announcement at 3pm. Quoting […]
Will means to enforce proportionality and oversight keep up with the govt vs tech battle over bulk data? The international information arms race is hotting up…
This article explores the history, content and criticisms of the Data Retention and Investigatory Powers Act (DRIP or DRIPA) which was pushed through parliament in 7 days using emergency powers normally only wielded when the country is […]
In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TED…
Just after 4.30pm (4.36 to be precise) the DRIP bill gained royal assent and became the DRIP Act. It will be the benchmark for legality of communications data retention and access for at […]