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Edward Snowden lambasts Cameron for sudden privacy u-turn

Although he might have tried to brush it aside as merely a “private matter,” British Prime Minister, David Cameron’s involvement in the Panama Papers leak seems unlikely to go away quickly. Adding fuel to the fire is ostracised whistle blower, Edward Snowden, who has now started poking the PM over …

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Everything we were worried about with the TPP was true

The Trans Pacific Partnership is the other side of the world’s TTIP. It’s a piece of legislation masquerading as a trade deal, which for a long time, leaked drafts of have scared privacy campaigners, doctors, tech companies, nationalists and just about every internet user who can wrap their head around …

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High Court rules Snooper’s Charter unlawful

Theresa May will need to go back to the drawing board is she wants to try and force through the controversial Communications Draft Bill, otherwise known as the Snooper’s Charter, as a High Court judge has ruled it unlawful in its current guise. The piece of legislation was said to …

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UN Office of the High Commissioner backs encryption in report

Even if the US’ attorney general might be spending plenty of time attacking the idea of encrypting the public’s information, the United Nation’s Office of the High Commissioner sees things differently. In a new report released Thursday, it stated that encryption was “necessary for the exercise of the right to freedom,” …

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EU mandate may block Cameron’s anti-porn filtering

David Cameron has been trying to make pornography harder to access for some time now. At various points throughout the past couple of years, he’s discussed how he thinks it’s too easy for children to see and that he wants to see companies and the government do more to prevent that. …

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Snowden journalist declares UK biggest threat to free speech

Gleen Greenwald, the man who Edward Snowden initially chose as the mouthpiece for his whistle blowing document leaks, has called out the UK, its government and Prime Minister David Cameron, as the biggest threat to democracy and freedom of speech in the world, not the terrorist organisations they so often …

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Cameron to block all porn without age restrictions

The end game of the past two years of ‘cracking down’ on online pornography is finally here. Following on from UK PM David Cameron’s continued assault on pornography that even our most reasonable of attempts to dissuade him have failed to stop, our illustrious leader has now pledged to implement …

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Snowden on those that say ‘I have nothing to hide’

Over the past year, the world has become much more aware of the way government’s sniff out data on potential criminals: in short, everything is recorded. Edward Snowden’s revelations about this have helped create a growing tide of disquiet with regards to overly intrusive surveillance and especially when it comes …

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UK porn filters are blocking anti-drug-war sites

Much of our coverage of the British government last year involved David Cameron’s courting of Chinese firms and how he was very interested in the filters they put up to stop citizens looking at a large variety of content, including anti-government messages. However, the big problem Mr Cameron saw in …

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Cameron encourages Seedrs – no torrents in sight

The world divides a lot of different ways, male and female, young and old – but one of the most basic and long lasting divisions that’s not related to genetics, must be ‘worker’ and ’employer’. Boosting the technology industry means increasing sales, which means increasing employment. The Coalition seems to …

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Tory Britain: The fast get faster on phat pipes

The speed at which a nation’s citizens can connect to the interwibble super highway, is a great indication of how advanced a nation is in the grand scheme of things. Here’s a pair of questions: Just how fast will the UK’s broadband system become around 2015 and how great will …

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UK PM Cameron speaks out about Twitter injunction

Prime Minister David Cameron has spoken out on UK daytime television show ‘Daybreak’ about the latest injunction which has stopped the English press releasing information on a high profile celebrity in the UK. Cameron says that the government need to review current privacy laws in England, after the identity of …

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