Hungarian prosecutors launch investigation into Pegasus scandal as Orban govt implicated in NSO surveillance allegations

The Hungarian prosecutor general’s office has said it is opening an inquiry into possible criminal offences after a bombshell report claimed Viktor Orban’s government spied on the country’s media using Israeli surveillance tech. … Read More >Hungarian prosecutors launch investigation into Pegasus scandal as Orban govt implicated in NSO surveillance allegations

Total control

Everything we associate with modern life has been digitalized. In fact, we live within ecosystems created by Big Tech. They decide what we see, what we can buy, and even what we can say. But these systems no longer serve us – they control us. So, is there a way out of this growing dystopia? … Read More >Total control

WhatsApp SUES Indian government over new social media rules, citing ‘privacy concerns’ – reports

WhatsApp has reportedly filed a legal case against the Indian government over a new set of social media rules that just took effect, asking a Delhi court to declare one guideline an unconstitutional privacy violation. … Read More >WhatsApp SUES Indian government over new social media rules, citing ‘privacy concerns’ – reports

UnKoch my campus, the future of private security, Alabama coal-miner strike

Lee Camp interviews the executive director of UnKoch My Campus Jasmine Banks. Banks takes us through the Koch agenda on college campuses across the country. The notorious oligarchs have used their billions of dollars to fund campus activists and academic departments with a view toward pushing free-market principles and undermining social welfare policies. … Read More >UnKoch my campus, the future of private security, Alabama coal-miner strike

‘Snowden was right’: Celebration and calls for pardon after European court rules UK spy agency GCHQ’s online snooping was illegal

After winning a landmark ruling against the UK’s GCHQ spy agency, activist groups praised former NSA contractor Edward Snowden for blowing the lid off the UK’s surveillance regime. Activists called yet again for his pardoning. … Read More >‘Snowden was right’: Celebration and calls for pardon after European court rules UK spy agency GCHQ’s online snooping was illegal

UK GCHQ spy agency’s bulk interception of communications ‘not in accordance with the law,’ European court rules

The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has ruled that GCHQ, the UK’s intelligence agency, violated the right to privacy by bulk intercepting online communications, claiming it was “not in accordance with the law.” … Read More >UK GCHQ spy agency’s bulk interception of communications ‘not in accordance with the law,’ European court rules

More than half of people living in democracies believe their freedoms have been overly restricted during the Covid-19 pandemic

A survey has shown that 53% of citizens living in democracies feel their freedoms are being infringed upon by their government’s response to Covid-19, and the dissatisfaction has grown since last year. … Read More >More than half of people living in democracies believe their freedoms have been overly restricted during the Covid-19 pandemic