11 January 2012

Stories from 11 January 2012

Iran: Khazali was arrested again

  11 January 2012

Shoorezar reports [fa] Mehdi Khazali, a blogger, publisher and son of a leading conservative cleric and former Council of Guardians member, Ayatollah Khazali, was arrested again last week. He was beaten up by security forces. Read more here.

Biometrics in Argentina: Mass Surveillance as a State Policy

  11 January 2012

Two years ago, the UK dismantled their national ID scheme and shredded their National Identity Registry in response to great public outcry over the privacy-invasive program. Unfortunately privacy protections have been less rosy elsewhere. In Argentina, the national ID fight was lost some time ago. A law enacted during the...

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