Digital Surveillance: Who Do You Trust?

The revelations that have been hitting the web and the newsstands since June, when the first stories written from the documents former NSA contractor Edward Snowden leaked to The Guardian were published, continue to shock. Many readers, in the US and the UK particularly, have been at best surprised and at worst outraged to discover […]

The big snooping debate

After announcing that it is considering introducing a new bill that will give the GCHQ unprecedented powers to monitor people’s emails, texts, social media content, phone calls and web browsing history – in real time – the government has had to defend itself from a barrage of condemnation. Critics of the proposed legislation, which may […]