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Rand Paul To Sue The NSA

Rand Paul To Sue The NSA

Richard Elliott January 4, 2014 0

And he might just win Early this morning GMT/late last night Stateside, libertarian favourite and Republican Senator Rand Paul announced his intention to sue the NSA as a result of the leaked information in

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Government Spooks Have Called Libertarian’s Bluff

Government Spooks Have Called Libertarian’s Bluff

Lee Jenkins January 2, 2014 3

We feign outrage at many a government activity. So why has state snooping got us more riled up than usual? The startling revelations of Edward Snowden not only shook public confidence in the motives

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Motorola patent lie detecting tattoo

Motorola patent lie detecting tattoo

Backbencher November 11, 2013 0

In the aftermath of Snowdon’s revelations on the National Security Agency’s invasive and extensive spying activities, the debate on privacy rights shows no sign of abating. In the past few weeks, the focus of

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Mutti Merkel’s Mobile

Mutti Merkel’s Mobile

Backbencher November 8, 2013 0

Stephanie Surface looks at the damage done to German-US relations by exposure of the NSA’s bugging of Merkel’s phone, and the knock-on effects for personal data privacy The recent revelation that Chancellor Angela Merkel’s

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Spooks & The Press: Journalism’s Future

Spooks & The Press: Journalism’s Future

Backbencher August 29, 2013 1

Information tug of wars between the Guardian and GCHQ: What is the future for Investigative Journalism? The detainment of David Miranda, partner of Guardian journalist Glenn Greenwald, under schedule 7 of the 2000 Terrorism

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Must we choose between freedom and security?

Backbencher August 1, 2013 0

We demand security yet crave freedom. Can there be a balance in such an unstable and interconnected world? In a recent interview with Charlie Rose in the US following the National Security Agency revelations

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How to Overthrow a Multinational Corporation with your Smartphone

How to Overthrow a Multinational Corporation with your Smartphone

Alex MacDonald July 18, 2013 1

The time of the fortified multinational may well be coming to an end, but not through government enforcement or international law being implemented, but via technological advances. Google, Koch Brothers, and many more need

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Security or freedom. Do we give ourselves that choice?

Backbencher July 11, 2013 5

It’s a debate as old as democracy, so why are suddenly so comfortable with sacrificing our liberties and privacy at the Altar of Security? Why do Western nations continuously persist in allowing corruption within

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What has Snowden shown us?

What has Snowden shown us?

Derek Van De Ven July 1, 2013 1

Edward Snowden has become a very well-travelled man in recent weeks. First a visit to Hong Kong, one of the most spectacular cities I have ever been too, followed by Moscow, full of right

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PRISM – We have an eye on you!

PRISM – We have an eye on you!

Backbencher June 18, 2013 0

By Ola Hoffmann. As recently revealed by Edward Snowden, the U.S. government has been using a worldwide electronic communication surveillance program called PRISM in order to gather information on both U.S. and foreign citizens.

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