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France increases internet monitoring powers

A last-minute opposition attempt failed to block the French government from its latest act, which gives it more power to monitor phone and internet connection data without any sort of legal barriers. Government departments now have boarder grounds to base monitoring requests on, and do not need to go through judges for the warrant to Full Article

Web Creator Tim Berners-Lee Warns about Internet Surveillance

The man responsible for creating the internet as we know it, Sir Tim Berners-Lee, spoke out this week when he warned about the growing threat of online surveillance and ...Full Article

Putin: NSA surveillance necessary for counterterrorism

Despite his country’s apparent welcome of NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, Russian president Vladimir Putin has gone on to claim that the agency’s surveillance activities are necessary for counterterrorism efforts. ...Full Article

Pirate Bay working on new “anti-censorship” browser

The Pirate Bay has announced a new way to delude copyright agencies, which would mean using some very particular software to make its site accessible only to a certain ...Full Article

CCP looking to up internet censorship in China

Internet censorship in China is already rife, but it’s set to worsen. During an annual government meeting, it was announced that 2014 would see a tightening of Internet censorship, ...Full Article