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United Kingdom’s Prime Minister Theresa May plans to introduce huge regulations on the way the internet works, allowing the government the most sweeping surveillance powers in the western world. The creation of a national internet surveillance filter, sparks concerns of a British version of China’s notorious firewall. The Conservatives’ manifesto published on Thursday reads, “Some people say that it is not for the government to regulate when it comes to technology and the internet. We disagree.” The new internet surveillance regulati...
On July 5, 2015 an anti-surveillance crusader blazoned a ginormous, 400 gigabyte chunk on Bit Torrent of internal documents from the mysterious Italian surveillance firm Hacking Team on the company’s official Twitter feed. Five days after suffering the massive attack, the security firm is still scrimmaging to cap the damage and figure out how exactly the perpetrators racked up the data breach. The anonymous hacker hijacked HT’s official Twitter account and continued to post screenshots of email communications, client lists – includ...