Web inventor warns UK on surveillance plans

(AP) -- The scientist credited with inventing the World Wide Web says he's warned Britain's government to ditch plans to extend surveillance of Internet activity.

British interior ministry probes website attack

Britain's Home Office interior ministry said Saturday it was investigating reports that hacking group Anonymous had attacked its website over the government's plans to boost Internet surveillance.

What makes solo terrorists tick?

The double terrorist attack in Norway last July, which claimed 77 lives, has moved violent acts committed by single individuals up the political, media and now research agendas. Known as "lone wolf terrorism," these acts ...

Growing US violent extremism by the numbers: UMD database

Over the past decade, attacks and plots by homegrown terrorists in the United States have increased, the work of extremists from across the political spectrum - roughly 40 percent of it by so-called 'lone wolf,' non-aligned ...

French official: Europe must defend privacy rights

(AP) -- Europe and the United States don't agree on how to strike the right balance between protecting privacy rights and battling the terror threat, the head of France's data protection watchdog said Friday.

Swedish papers limit web comments to stem racism

(AP) -- Three of Sweden's biggest newspapers are changing their websites to monitor instant, anonymous comments from readers - a move designed to crack down on Internet expressions of racism and hatred.

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