· January, 2016

Stories about Privacy from January, 2016

Is ISIS Trying To Manipulate the Crypto Debate? Tech Experts Debunk Encrypted Email Video

ISIS releases a new video that aims to play into fears over encrypted communication.

‘Hands Off Our Privacy': Polish Citizens Speak Out Against Surveillance Law

Poland's parliament is considering a surveillance law that would give authorities fast access to citizens' Internet and telecommunication usage data without prior approval from a judge.

Who Protects the Rights of Russian Internet Users? Not These Guys.

Russia's Internet ombudsman and Putin's new Internet advisor believe they have no business defending the rights of Internet users in Russia.

‘Orwellian Dystopia’ or Trustworthy Nation? Get the Facts on China's Social Credit System

Combining individuals' financial records, online shopping data, social media behaviors and employment history, China will now produce a combined "social credit" score for each citizen.

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