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Rica has five constitutional and other flaws
Rica has five constitutional and other flaws
The amaBhungane Centre for Investigative Journalism was in the high court in Pretoria this week, arguing that the laws about who you can surveil,...
Canada takes refugees who sheltered NSA whistle-blower Snowden
Canada takes refugees who sheltered NSA whistle-blower Snowden
A Philippine woman who helped shelter former NSA contractor Edward Snowden...
If the 12 indicted Russians never face trial in the US, can anything be gained?
If the 12 indicted Russians never face trial in the US, can anything be gained?
During the Cold War, the Soviet Union and the United States regularly exchanged accusations of espionage. The prototypical image of Cold War spies...
Pink-haired whistleblower at heart of Facebook scandal
Pink-haired whistleblower at heart of Facebook scandal
Instantly recognisable with his pink hair and nose ring, Christopher Wylie claims to have helped create data analysis company Cambridge Analytica...
If we can't trust Kaspersky, can we trust Microsoft?
If we can't trust Kaspersky, can we trust Microsoft?
The past 10 years have made it clear that the internet - both the software that powers it and the software that runs on top of it - are fair game...
Snowden warns of rise in US domestic spying following Trump's election victory
Snowden warns of rise in US domestic spying following Trump's election victory
Donald Trump's election as United States president raises concern that Washington may increase the intrusiveness of domestic intelligence gathering, former US spy agency contractor Edward Snowden said on Monday, warning that democratic checks and balances were losing ground to...
​Hackers will find life a little harder as Chinese satellite safeguard communications
​Hackers will find life a little harder as Chinese satellite safeguard communications
Text and email messages can be read, regardless of advances in encryption. The world woke up to this fact when Edward Snowden revealed the extent...
Jarre brings politics to electonica
Jarre brings politics to electonica
For his latest album, Jarre has enlisted major names in music including Cyndi Lauper and Pet Shop Boys but also a more unlikely guest artist...
Snowden gets a handle on Twitter
Snowden gets a handle on Twitter
Since the first story of the United States’s National Security Agency’s (NSA) mass surveillance of Verizon phone records broke in June 2013, the...
Citizenfour beats back Big Brother
Citizenfour beats back Big Brother
This year’s Oscar-winning documentary about the United States’s National Security Agency (NSA) leaks comes to South Africa at a crucial time....
Calling all whistleblowers: AfriLeaks offers a secure platform
Calling all whistleblowers: AfriLeaks offers a secure platform
In the post-Snowden world in which we live, with government...
Study shows US data sweep harms press freedom
Study shows US data sweep harms press freedom
Large scale surveillance by the United States government has begun to have an impact on press freedom and broader democratic rights, a...

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