Aug 6th 2015

New statistics find 1.6 million people were a victim of an online privacy violation

The Office of National Statistics (ONS) has released their annual statistics on internet usage in the UK, highlighting not only a growth in internet use but also an increased awareness of the positives and threats that the internet can bring. A key conclusion that can be taken from the findings is that awareness of online […]

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Jul 17th 2015

DRIPA “unlawful” according to High Court judgment

A year to the day that DRIPA was enacted its early demise has been confirmed in the High Court. Today’s judgment in the judicial review brought by David Davis MP and Tom Watson MP is a huge blow to the Government. The Court has found DRIPA to be unlawful, proving that rushing emergency legislation through […]

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Nov 4th 2014

GCHQ Chief Criticises Tech Firms

In an unusual step the new head of GCHQ, Robert Hannigan, has written an article  accusing technology companies of aiding terrorism and failing to help with investigations. The article is entirely vague in its criticisms of the tech companies, giving little detail of what information GCHQ is failing to receive from the tech companies. The […]

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Oct 30th 2014

More RIPA Revelations

Yet more evidence has come to light to show that the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000 (RIPA) is woefully out of date. It has been revealed that GCHQ, has the ability to request large amounts of un-analysed communications from foreign intelligence agencies without first obtaining a warrant. The documents, obtained in the course of […]

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