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Human Rights Watch Sues DEA Over Bulk Collection of Americans' Telephone Records
2015-04-10
Electronic Frontier Foundation
EFF Lawsuit Challenges Drug Enforcement Administration Surveillance of International Call Records
Reporters Without Borders and Torservers.net, partners against online surveillance and censorship
2014-04-29
Reporters Without Borders
Reporters Without Borders and Torservers.net have joined forces to create and maintain 250 additional relays for the Tor network.
Sources welcomes OrangeWebsite
2011-03-16
OrangeWebsite
Sources welcomes a new member: OrangeWebsite. OrangeWebsite is an Icelandic web hosting service provider. Most of our clients are foreign journalists, bloggers, leakers and publishers.

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Email privacy
Wikipedia article
Article
Email privacy is the broad topic dealing with issues of unauthorized access and inspection of electronic mail. This unauthorized access can happen while an email is in transit, as well as when it is s...
For journalists, danger lurking in your email
O'Brien, Danny
Article
2012
Committee to Protect Journalists
Citizen Lab provided a disturbing look into the likely use of a commercial surveillance program, FinFisher, to remotely invade and control the computers of Bahraini activists. After the software insta...
Human Rights Watch Sues DEA Over Bulk Collection of Americans' Telephone Records
Sources News Release
Article
2015
Electronic Frontier Foundation
EFF Lawsuit Challenges Drug Enforcement Administration Surveillance of International Call Records
Internet Companies: Confusing Consumers for Profit
Cordozo, Nate
Article
2015
Electronic Frontier Foundation
In the age of information, companies are hungry for your data. They want it - even if it means resorting to trickery.
Met police using surveillance system to monitor mobile phones
Gallagher, Ryan; Syal, Rejeev
Article
2011
Guardian
Civil liberties group raises concerns over Met police purchase of technology to track public handsets over a targeted area.
NSA, GCHQ mapping "political alignment" of cellphone users
New report reveals
London, Eric
Article
2014
World Socialist Web Site
New information made public by Edward Snowden reveals that the governments of the United States and United Kingdom are trawling data from cellphone “apps” to accumulate dossiers on the “political alig...
NSA and GCHQ target Tor network that protects anonymity of web users
Ball, James; Schneier, Bruce; Greenwald, Glenn
Article
2013
Guardian Weekly
The National Security Agency has made repeated attempts to develop attacks against people using Tor, a popular tool designed to protect online anonymity, despite the fact the software is primarily fun...
The Peruvian "Stalker Law" Will Be Reviewed By Congress, We Can Still Stop It
Bogado, David; Rodriguez, Katitza
Article
2015
Electronic Frontier Foundation
Bogado and Rodriguez discuss the new decree in Peru known as "Ley Acosadora", or "the Stalker Law", allows warrantless access to Peruvians' location data and creates a new power for the government to ...
Profiled
From Radio to Porn, British Spies Track Web Users' Online Identities
Gallagher, Ryan
Article
2015
The Intercept
Amid a renewed push from the U.K. government for more surveillance powers, more than two dozen documents being disclosed by The Intercept reveal for the first time several major strands of GCHQ’s (Gov...
Reporters Without Borders and Torservers.net, partners against online surveillance and censorship
Sources News Release
Article
2014
Reporters Without Borders
Reporters Without Borders and Torservers.net have joined forces to create and maintain 250 additional relays for the Tor network.
Spying by the Numbers
Hundreds of Thousands Subject to Government Surveillance and No Real Protection
Quigley, Bill
Article
2013
CounterPunch
Thanks to NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden many more people in the US and world-wide are learning about extensive US government surveillance and spying. There are publicly available numbers which sho...
Three Leaks, Three Weeks, and What We've Learned About the US Government's Other Spying Authority: Executive Order 12333
Jaycox, Mark M.
Article
2013
Electronic Frontier Foundation
The National Security Agency has been siphoning off data from the links between Yahoo and Google data centers, which include the fiber optic connections between company servers at various points aroun...
Vodafone Reveals Existence of Secret Wires that Allow State Surveillance
Garside, Juliette
Article
2014
The Guardian
Wires allow agencies to listen to or record live conversations, in what privacy campaigners are calling a 'nightmare scenario'.


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