Stories about United Kingdom
Rather than protecting individuals’ rights, exceptions to the GDPR in some countries are limiting freedom of expression, eroding privacy, and abetting the spread of disinformation.
Copyright proposals being pushed by European governance bodies must take into account the nature and potential uses of networked digital technology.
The European Commission called for the “immediate release” of the group, calling the detentions part of a “deeply worrying pattern” of imprisonment in Turkey.
The Malaysian government is now blocking the blogging platform Medium, in an apparent effort to censor the Malaysian investigative news organization Sarawak Report.
ISIS releases a new video that aims to play into fears over encrypted communication.
The UAE lays down new, rigid prohibitions against foul language on WhatsApp, Russians assess the Kremlin's version of the "Right to Be Forgotten", and Bing hops on the encryption train.
"The NSA and GCHQ covertly stole millions of encryption keys used to protect your mobile phone communications."
This week, Iraq sets stiff penalties for insult on social media, Cubans snicker at Netflix announcement, and Samsung makes a new TV that watches you.
This week, the UK and France set tough measures to censor extremist websites, India steps up porn blocking efforts, and WhatsApp gets hip to encryption.
On Sept. 5, the Web We Want campaign will organize a "Think-In" global brainstorming session to plan for the upcoming Southbank festival -- anyone, anywhere can get involved.
The government's crackdown against a popular uprising spurred the creation of the Bahrain Independent Commission of Investigation -- new data suggests that the government is spying on the Commission.
It has been nearly one year since the first Snowden leaks. This June 5, activists will be launching campaigns, lobbying legislators and holding live events to speak out against mass surveillance.
January 28 marked International Privacy Day. Different countries celebrated this day calling attention to their own events and campaigns. This year, EFF is honoring the day by sharing some advocacy strategies utilized by human rights advocates and activists from Argentina, the UK, Canada, and the United States, that have helped to defeat overreaching surveillance proposals that threaten civil liberties.
This morning, Thursday 16 August, 2012, in a press conference streamed from the website of the Ecuadorian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Minister Ricardo Patino declared that the country would grant asylum to the Founder and Editor of WikiLeaks, Julian Assange. This comes after threats by UK authorities to remove Assange from the Embassy.
A number of Chinese netizens noticed that the London 2012 Olympic Official Website: london 2012.com has filed its Internet Content Provider (ICP) record in China. At the bottom of the website, the filing number is written in light grey colour: ICP filing number(京ICP备12028602号) Many are astonished by such act as...
The Big Brother Awards created by the organisation Privacy International in the United Kingdom to shame privacy invaders are now held in many countries across Europe and around the world. Germany held their 2012 ceremony only few weeks ago.
Following the riots and looting in London and other parts of England last week, UK Prime Minister David Cameron made a strong statement indicating his government is looking into the legal and technical means to limit access to Blackberry Messenger, even Twitter and Facebook to stop “violence”. So we are...