Posted by Soledad Vega on Tuesday, November 17, 2015 - 10:35
Sadly, it hasn’t taken long for the spy agencies to start using the Paris attacks to push their anti-privacy agenda. Here’s why we shouldn’t let fear undermine our democratic values.
Article by Trevor Timm for The Guardian
Government officials are wasting no time in attempting to exploit the tragedy in Paris to pass invasive anti-privacy laws and acquire extraordinary new powers that they have wanted for years. In the process, they are making incredibly dishonest arguments and are receiving virtually no pushback from the media.
Posted by Meghan Sali on Tuesday, November 17, 2015 - 09:36
You may or may not live in the European Union but many of your favourite websites (and the tech that runs them) do.
Decision-makers in Europe are considering proposals to make users and websites liable for every single link we post. The same goes for online service providers which host user-based content. Not only would this be a major step backward for free expression, it could even stifle or shutter some of our favourite web services due to astronomical new legal fees. Read more »