Surveillance

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Child abuse: Apple urged to roll out image-scanning tool swiftly
Exclusive: privacy concerns ‘must not delay use of neuralMatch algorithm to protect victims of abuse’

Harriet Grant

17, Sep, 2021 @2:00 PM

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EU commissioner calls for urgent action against Pegasus spyware
Didier Reynders condemns hacking of political opponents and journalists and says bloc closely watching Hungary investigation

Daniel Boffey in Strasbourg

15, Sep, 2021 @3:49 PM

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Israeli spyware firm targeted Apple devices via iMessage, researchers say
Discovery was shared with Apple, which on Monday released a patch to fix the vulnerability

Stephanie Kirchgaessner in Washington

14, Sep, 2021 @2:51 AM

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How 9/11 led the US to forever wars, eroded rights – and insurrection
The legal carte blanche signed days after the 2001 attacks is still used to authorise military action – just one way US society has been shaped, or corroded, by its backlash to terror

Julian Borger in Washington

10, Sep, 2021 @9:15 AM

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EU ‘seeking to turn migrant database into mass surveillance tool’
Campaigners from 31 NGOs urge MEPs to rethink plans to overhaul Eurodac database

Jennifer Rankin in Brussels

08, Sep, 2021 @11:55 AM

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Twenty years after 9/11: Inside the 10 September Guardian Weekly
How the attacks on America spawned a surveillance state. Plus, Angelina Jolie on divorce, activism and #metoo

Graham Snowdon

08, Sep, 2021 @8:00 AM

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‘Panic made us vulnerable’: how 9/11 made the US surveillance state – and the Americans who fought back
It took Edward Snowden and other whistleblowers to reveal the staggering extent of the government’s spying on its own people as institutional checks failed

Ed Pilkington in New York

04, Sep, 2021 @6:00 AM

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The pandemic is creating a nation of dobbers – and all Australians reap the consequences | Brigid Delaney
When this is over, those of us who played cops and those who played criminals will be left with a lingering feeling of surveillance

Brigid Delaney

26, Aug, 2021 @5:30 PM

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Beware state surveillance of your lives – governments can change for the worse | John Naughton
With Afghan citizens’ data now in the hands of the Taliban, assumptions about controls that check misuse of intelligence are wide of the mark

John Naughton

21, Aug, 2021 @3:00 PM

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Action on sexual abuse images is overdue, but Apple’s proposals bring other dangers | Ross Anderson
A new system for scanning iPhones in the US could enable the massive expansion of state surveillance, says security engineering expert Ross Anderson

Ross Anderson

14, Aug, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Reign of Terror review: from 9/11 to Trump by way of Snowden and Iraq
Spencer Ackerman, once of the Guardian, displays a masterful command of the facts but sometimes lets his prejudice show

Lloyd Green

08, Aug, 2021 @2:12 PM

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Revealed: anti-terror snooping law used for fly-tippers and parking
Campaigners say councils are using Ripa powers to catch ‘low-level’ offenders and disregarding the public’s right to privacy

Yohannes Lowe

08, Aug, 2021 @10:00 AM

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