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WikiLeaks: CIA 'devastatingly incompetent', says Assange

WikiLeaks' Julian Assange accuses the CIA of 'devastating incompetence' and says it will give details of the agency's hacking tools to tech companies.

WikiLeaks' Julian Assange accuses the CIA of 'devastating incompetence' and says it will give details of the agency's hacking tools to tech companies.

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Silkie Carlo: "this legislation treats all citizens as suspects"

Silkie Carlo is a policy officer for Liberty, the National Council for Civil Liberties in the UK. One of many NGOs campaigning against the Investigatory Powers Act. She tells Valerie Gauriat why her o

Silkie Carlo is a policy officer for Liberty, the National Council for Civil Liberties in the UK. One of many NGOs campaigning against the Investigatory Powers Act. She tells Valerie Gauriat why her o

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David Anderson: "finding the guilty and exonerating the innocent"

David Anderson is the Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Legislation in the United Kingdom. He is the author of the Bulk Powers Review, which analyses the operational case of bulk collection of data,

David Anderson is the Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Legislation in the United Kingdom. He is the author of the Bulk Powers Review, which analyses the operational case of bulk collection of data,

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Adrian Kennard: challenging surveillance

Adrian Kennard is the Director of Andrews & Arnold, a british Internet Service Provider. He tells Valerie Gauriat of the industry's concerns over the Investigatory Powers Act, it deems not only intru

Adrian Kennard is the Director of Andrews & Arnold, a british Internet Service Provider. He tells Valerie Gauriat of the industry's concerns over the Investigatory Powers Act, it deems not only intru

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Tim Dawson: IPA, a threat to journalists & sources

Tim Dawson is the President of the UK's National Union of "Journalists":http://www.pressgazette.co.uk/journalists-urged-to-voice-their-concerns-over-draft-laws-which-threaten-sources-and-photographers

Tim Dawson is the President of the UK's National Union of "Journalists":http://www.pressgazette.co.uk/journalists-urged-to-voice-their-concerns-over-draft-laws-which-threaten-sources-and-photographers

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How a Spanish man took on Google over privacy concerns and won

Perhaps you don't like details from your private life appearing on search engine results? Don't worry: you can take control of your web presence and protect your privacy.

Perhaps you don't like details from your private life appearing on search engine results? Don't worry: you can take control of your web presence and protect your privacy.

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What is the EU-US Privacy Shield?

The agreement which allowed major international companies to transfer data about their customers across the Atlantic was ruled illegal last…

The agreement which allowed major international companies to transfer data about their customers across the Atlantic was ruled illegal last…

Europe

MEPs back sharing airline data to 'fight terrorism'

The European Parliament has backed sharing airline passenger data across the EU as part of the fight against terrorism. The European Commission first

The European Parliament has backed sharing airline passenger data across the EU as part of the fight against terrorism. The European Commission first

Science_technology

Facebook boasts green data centre in Luleå, Sweden

From the outside, it looks like an enormous, anonymous grey warehouse. Inside #Facebook's Swedish #datacentre - visual tour #servers #network

From the outside, it looks like an enormous, anonymous grey warehouse. Inside #Facebook's Swedish #datacentre - visual tour #servers #network

Europe

EU interior ministers eye single rulebook on data protection

EU governments on Monday backed sweeping changes to the bloc’s data protection laws, saying there should be one set of rules for all 28 member

EU governments on Monday backed sweeping changes to the bloc’s data protection laws, saying there should be one set of rules for all 28 member

Special_reports

Knowledge is power: how Big Data is transforming education

Big Data is a big idea circulating in the worlds of government, business and academia which, its supporters say, promises to revolutionise the way we

Big Data is a big idea circulating in the worlds of government, business and academia which, its supporters say, promises to revolutionise the way we

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UK to pass emergency measures to collect phone and internet data

British Prime Minister David Cameron has rushed emergency measures through parliament to allow police and security services access to phone and

British Prime Minister David Cameron has rushed emergency measures through parliament to allow police and security services access to phone and

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EU court says Google must honour 'right to be forgotten'

It has been dubbed the ‘right to be forgotten’. In a case pitting privacy campaigners against Google, a top EU court says Internet firms can be

It has been dubbed the ‘right to be forgotten’. In a case pitting privacy campaigners against Google, a top EU court says Internet firms can be

Europe

EU's top court rules 'anti-terror' data storage law illegal

Europe’s top court ruled on Tuesday that an EU law that forced firms to store customer data for up to two years is illegal The European Court of

Europe’s top court ruled on Tuesday that an EU law that forced firms to store customer data for up to two years is illegal The European Court of

Science_technology

CeBit showcases 'datability'

CeBit – the digital industry’s biggest trade fair – has opened its doors. German Chancellor Angela Merkel and British Prime Minister David Cameron

CeBit – the digital industry’s biggest trade fair – has opened its doors. German Chancellor Angela Merkel and British Prime Minister David Cameron

Science_technology

Europe's need for a little clarity on Big Data

Big Data is one of the new buzzwords being branded around in Brussels as a potential source of breakthroughs in new business and entrepreneurship

Big Data is one of the new buzzwords being branded around in Brussels as a potential source of breakthroughs in new business and entrepreneurship