News tagged with surveillance

Yahoo reports 29,000 data requests

Yahoo received some 29,000 government requests for data on its users this year, with almost half coming from the United States, according to the company's global transparency report released Friday.

dateSep 07, 2013 in Internet
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Most internet anonymity software leaks users' details

Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) are legal and increasingly popular for individuals wanting to circumvent censorship, avoid mass surveillance or access geographically limited services like Netflix and BBC iPlayer. Used by ...

dateJun 29, 2015 in Internet
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Growing backlash to government surveillance

From Silicon Valley to the South Pacific, counterattacks to revelations of widespread National Security Agency surveillance are taking shape, from a surge of new encrypted email programs to technology that sprinkles the Internet ...

dateOct 13, 2013 in Internet
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