• Aug 7, 2017
  • Glyn Moody
  • Governments, News, Privacy, Security,

Ireland planning to introduce national identity cards by stealth, with no debate and unclear privacy safeguards




National identity cards are an emotive topic. In the UK, the ID card debate raged for years before and after the authorities there passed a law in 2006 to introduce them. Five years later, a change of government saw the law being repealed as a result of widespread public concerns. The Irish government seems to … Continue reading “Ireland planning to introduce national identity cards by stealth, with no debate and unclear privacy safeguards”

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  • Jul 1, 2016
  • Caleb Chen
  • Governments, News, Privacy,

What could a whole year of your internet history reveal? The UK wants to find out – and without needing a warrant




Does your internet history from the last twelve months have anything that you wouldn’t want the public, the government, or even a blackmailing hacker to know about? For most people in the world, our Internet activity can provide enough information to paint a clear picture. Browsing and search history can easily reveal your sexual preferences, … Continue reading “What could a whole year of your internet history reveal? The UK wants to find out – and without needing a warrant”

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