VPN is important protection when you use public-access WiFi, and many now rely on it to protect them from government snooping. Do you trust it?
How hard-won freedoms are being taken away by lies, stealth, and guile. A warning to other democracies.
With new vulnerabilities to be disclosed in secure web (HTTPS) connections, could these be officially exploited in UK government snooping?
The UK’s National Crime Agency has revealed how it plans to force Apple to open up encryption to it. Will it work?
Apple, Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Twitter, and Yahoo together have a lot of clout. More than the UK government?
Instead of users being pawns in the game played by politicians against Apple, Apple could step aside and leave the politicians to deal with users direct.
Our politicians are busy playing unintended consequences again.
Much of our data protection and privacy law dates from the last century. Instead of breaking privacy down, politicians should be protecting it better.
For once, Apple’s stand could be broken by forthcoming UK legislation, in the form of the Investigatory Powers Bill.