Right to privacy
CIA spying of Assange Lawsuit filed in US seeks to bring judicial scrutiny of CIA’s alleged spying of Julian Assange

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

Israeli court orders illegal, forced transfer of Palestinian Bedouins and other stories

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

Israeli Nso Pegasus NSO tried to illegally buy cell networks in US, claims former mobile company executive 

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

Pegasus was not just a cyberweapon but a diplomatic tool

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.

Pegasus spyware: How it works, who were the targets

The spyware may have been used by governments across the world to spy on journalists, activists, rival politicians, leaders of other countries among others

Israeli software Pegasus may have been used to spy on activists, politicians, journalists globally

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.

FBI violations US Multiple privacy violations by FBI raise concern in US

Despite finding multiple “widespread violations” through backdoor searches by the FBI, the secretive Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court has certified the agency’s surveillance program

Ola Bini on privacy, digital rights, and his fight for justice

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.

Israel's NSO group has confirmed that the Pegasus spyware has been sold to government agencies, Israeli court bans media from Pegasus spyware case trials

Israeli company NSO exports the Pegasus spyware, which has been used by governments across the world against opposition activists and journalists, including in India

A $5 Billion Fine Won’t Stop Facebook’s Exploitative Business Model

Facebook’s new cryptocurrency Libra may strengthen these trends.

Facebook Libra Decoding Facebook’s Libra

Newsclick’s Prabir Purkayastha talks about Facebook’s latest venture, Libra, which is being pegged as a cryptocurrency