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MI5 intentionally broke surveillance laws for years, tribute told

In a milestone case being heard by the Investigatory Powers Tribunal, human rights advocacy groups Liberty and Privacy International alleged that MI5 knowingly broke the law in order to collect massive amounts of data about UK citizens.


UK Government announces new AI rulebook

At a time when artificial intelligence is becoming increasingly commonplace, the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport have published a policy paper that sets out regulation of artificial intelligence and takes a more decentralised approach compared to the EU.


Defence contractor L3Harris end talks to buy spyware firm NSO Group

After a backlash by the White House and activists, US defence contractor L3Harris has reportedly abandoned talks to buy controversial surveillance technology from Israeli spyware firm NSO Group.


Research reveals use of web content tools is expected to grow as internet restrictions continue to tighten

New research has found 82% of internet users in countries with some of the world’s harshest internet censorship regulations expect the need for web access tools to grow in the next year.


UK Home Office agrees deal with US on biometric data sharing

Patrick Breyer, a member of the European Parliament’s Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE), reported that an “informal meeting” had recently taken place between representatives of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and LIBE, where the reintroduction of visa requirements was threatening to “force EU Member States to grant access to biometric databases.”