May 282015
 

Sputnik reports: The proposed legislation, unveiled by German government Wednesday, would oblige telecom and Internet operators, including social networking sites and online messengers, to store customers’ traffic and location data for up to ten weeks for national security purposes. The measure is aimed to help German law enforcers fight terrorism and serious crime, but journalists argue that [Read More…]

May 282015
 

Glyn Moody reports: The new Investigatory Powers Bill, announced in yesterday’s Queen’s Speech, will include legislation to force Internet companies to give access to encrypted conversations of suspected terrorists and criminals. According to The Telegraph: “New laws will require WhatsApp, which is owned by Facebook, Snapchat and other popular apps to hand messages [Read More…]