Bulk data collection only lawful for fighting serious crime, says Europe’s top court

 The European Court of Justice has issued a preliminary ruling on a data retention case brought by UK MPs and privacy rights groups seeking to challenge the government’s data retention … Continue Reading →


UK surveillance bill includes powers to limit end-to-end encryption

 The UK government has explicitly confirmed that a surveillance bill now making its way through the second chamber could be used to require a company to remove encryption. And even, … Continue Reading →


UK surveillance bill’s logging of web activity a huge risk to privacy, peers warn

 A former senior chief in the U.K.’s Met Police and now a Lib Dem peer in the House of Lords has warned about major risks to the privacy of web … Continue Reading →