The Snowbot: how Edward Snowden gets around his exile

The Snowbot: how Edward Snowden gets around his exile By Guardian Staff Thanks to a ‘telepresence robot’, the expelled whistleblower can virtually attend galleries, festivals and talks in the US. Just don’t try to give him a hug Name: Snowbot. Age: Four years old. Continue…

How will a Brexit affect your privacy?

How will a Brexit affect your privacy? By Rick Falkvinge Among all the questions talking about the consequences of a British exit from the European Union, one seems to have been unanswered: how does this affect your fundamental rights and privacy, no matter where you…

How the News Agenda is Set

How the News Agenda is Set By craig David Cameron gets heckled every day of his life. The media never bother to report the names of the hecklers or the gist of what they say. Yet a single heckler shouts at Jeremy Corbyn at Gay…

Federal Court: The Fourth Amendment Does Not Protect Your Home Computer

Federal Court: The Fourth Amendment Does Not Protect Your Home Computer By Mark Rumold In a dangerously flawed decision unsealed today, a federal district court in Virginia ruled that a criminal defendant has no “reasonable expectation of privacy” in his personal computer, located inside his…

A Free and Open Internet Under Assault in Congress

A Free and Open Internet Under Assault in Congress By Ernesto Falcon Net Neutrality’s Opponents in Congress Are Determined to Defund, Stall, and Hamstring the FCC Internet users recently enjoyed a historic victory in the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia…

How Do We Achieve an Open, Secure, Trustworthy, and Inclusive Internet?

How Do We Achieve an Open, Secure, Trustworthy, and Inclusive Internet? By Jeremy Malcolm Today at the OECD Ministerial Meeting on the Digital Economy in Mexico, the Global Commission on Internet Governance released its final report, One Internet. Despite its important-sounding name, the Commission is…

Dear Chief Justice John Roberts, Search and Seizure: Does Innocence Matter?

Dear Chief Justice John Roberts, Search and Seizure: Does Innocence Matter? By Aleksandr Ivanov The United States Constitution’s 4th amendment supposedly protects us from illegal search and seizure. This constitutional right against illegal search and seizure has been tested time and again in the highest…

Not the Chilcot Report

Not the Chilcot Report By craig Peter Oborne is everything Chilcot will not be: concise, honed, forensic and devastatingly logical. Oborne’s Not the Chilcot Report is the most important book that will be published this year. I strongly urge you to read it. Anyone who…