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Privacy webcam covers €10.99 firebox.com Ever since Edward Snowden hit the headlines with his revelations about just how deeply spy agencies were capa(...)

Side view of a young businessman texting on the cellphone.

In late March, as large swathes of Europe locked down, Belgian authorities wanted to know if movement restrictions were being obeyed enough to slow th(...)

Glenn Greenwald became known internationally for his role in the publication of classified US national security documents leaked by  Edward Snowden in 2013. Photograph: Evaristo Sa/AFP via Getty

Brazilian federal prosecutors charged US journalist Glenn Greenwald on Tuesday with assisting a group of hackers who intercepted the cellular phone ca(...)

US whistleblower Edward Snowden speaks to European officials by video during a parliamentary hearing on improving the protection of whistleblowers, at the Council of Europe in 2014. File photograph: Frederick Florin/AFP/Getty Images

In terms of privacy and data protection, 2019 was another bumper year of issues, arguments, frustrations and weary resignation, eased by a (very) few (...)

The ECJ case arose from a complaint against Facebook made by Austrian lawyer and privacy activist Maximilian Schrems to the Irish Data Protection Commission.

Thursday’s important advisory opinion from the European Court of Justice (ECJ), on whether data transfers between the European Union and the United St(...)

Privacy activist Max Schrems speaking in Dublin last year. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Personal data transfers from tech companies in the EU into the US are “valid”, according to an opinion from a high-level adviser to the EU’s top court(...)

Max Schrems (32) began his legal fight as a student.  Photograph Nick Bradshaw

Facebook’s renewed clash with an Austrian privacy advocate may have extra consequences after Brexit, one of the European Union’s top data protection o(...)

‘What if the biggest threats to human rights in the digital world are not despots but rather the platforms we use every day in our online lives?’ File photograph: Yui Mok/PA Wire

Even if they were to peter out tomorrow, the protests that have brought parts of Hong Kong to a standstill since late summer would still be remembered(...)

RTÉ director general Dee Forbes this week announced sweeping cuts at the broadcaster.

Cat-calls, boos and exasperated laughter dominated the reception for RTÉ director general Dee Forbes this week as she chaired a town hall style meetin(...)

Paddy Cosgrave, CEO and co-founder of Web Summit (centre right) at the  official opening ceremony of the 2019 Web Summit  in Lisbon. Photograph: EPA/MIGUEL A. LOPES

There is a madness to Web Summit that is difficult to convey to the uninitiated. It’s like a cacophonous 19th century carnival, but in 21st century cl(...)

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