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Apple has recruited Sandy Parakilas to work in its privacy team as a product manager. Photograph: Reuters

A former Facebook employee who became one of the social network’s most prominent critics has been recruited by Apple. Sandy Parakilas monitored soft(...)

Evading complacency: Corporate data gathering may seem  benign, but it  is as serious a potential threat to privacy as government surveillance. Photograph: Getty

In 2006, the Council of Europe designated January 28th as Europe’s Data Protection Day, an annual opportunity for discussion and debate on an issue th(...)

Amnesty International has launched a new tool, Detekt, to allow journalists and human rights activists to check whether their computers and mobile phones are being monitored. Photograph: Thomas Trutschel/Getty Images

A new tool to help journalists and human rights activists identify surveillance spyware on their tech devices has been released today by Amnesty Inter(...)