Stories about Privacy from February, 2015
Iran's Minister of Information and Communication Technologies told Iran's semi-official Fars News Agency that he urges all state employees and ordinary Iranians to rely on their landlines for most communications.
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"The NSA and GCHQ covertly stole millions of encryption keys used to protect your mobile phone communications."
Courts offer citizens occasional protection from Ankara's vicious war on freedom of expression and privacy, so government is looking for laws that bypass them.
While Thailand and Singapore press for broader surveillance powers, Ecuadorian social media users take heat from their president and Macedonia says no to drones.
"Through Internet censorship and control we lose an ability to be our own secret human – the one we are when nobody is around."