News tagged with surveillance

Rights groups: Stop selling spyware to dictators

A coalition of human rights groups is launching a campaign to curb the international trade in surveillance software, saying exports of sophisticated espionage programs are chilling free speech across the globe.

dateApr 04, 2014 in Security
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Suspected NKorean drones crude, reflect new threat

South Korean experts say two small drones believed to have been flown across the border by the North were crude and decidedly low-tech—equipped with cameras available on the Internet for hundreds of dollars—but ...

dateApr 04, 2014 in Security
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Coalition wants US to end bulk data sweep

More than 40 activist organizations and companies called Tuesday for an overhaul of US government surveillance authority that goes beyond President Barack Obama's proposal.

dateApr 01, 2014 in Internet
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