The draft law introduces criminal charges related to the use of the internet and social media, such as undermining national unity, inciting immorality, spreading fake news, character assassination, and publishing hate speech
According to El País, private security company UC Global SL spied on Rafael Correa after he left office and passed information about his private meetings to the CIA as well as to his successor Lenín Moreno
Four individuals, including two lawyers who worked with Julian Assange, filed a lawsuit against the CIA, Mike Pompeo, and the Spanish private security firm UC Global for violating their constitutional protections and privacy
Today we look at the Israeli High Court ruling on mass expulsions in Masafer Yatta; a severe anti-abortion law advanced in Louisiana, US; and more
The fresh revelations add to the growing evidence of the use of the NSO Group’s Pegasus spyware to target citizens in several countries, exposing a deeper link between Israel and assaults on people’s right to privacy
Senior journalist and author Paranjoy Guha Thakurta talks to Peoples Dispatch about how the Israeli state used the Pegasus spyware to advance the country’s diplomatic interests.
The spyware may have been used by governments across the world to spy on journalists, activists, rival politicians, leaders of other countries among others
The revelation was made in a report published by The Guardian and 16 other media organizations on Sunday which is based on the findings of Amnesty International and Paris based Forbidden Stories.
Despite finding multiple “widespread violations” through backdoor searches by the FBI, the secretive Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court has certified the agency’s surveillance program
Privacy rights’ activist and software developer Ola Bini talks about the Ecuadorian government’s case against him, the many human rights violations he has faced, and his struggle for justice. He also talks about the importance of digital human rights and privacy.
Israeli company NSO exports the Pegasus spyware, which has been used by governments across the world against opposition activists and journalists, including in India
Facebook’s new cryptocurrency Libra may strengthen these trends.