Jul 272016

This story needs to get a lot more media coverage in the U.K. and discussion. Will the British people just shrug, though, because of currently elevated terrorism threats, or will they be outraged and insist on reform? Graeme Burton reports: The hearing into Privacy International’s challenge to the UK security services’ [Read More…]

Jul 252016

Renuka Sane and Vrinda Bhandari write: On 23rd March 2016, the Government of India enacted the Aadhaar (Targeted Delivery of Financial and Other Subsidies, Benefits and Services) Act, 2016 (” Aadhaar Act “), touted as India’s biggest welfare legislation. The Act aims at the targeted delivery of subsidies, benefits, and services by providing [Read More…]

Jul 202016

Alison Frankel reports: U.S. Magistrate Judge Michael Harvey of Washington, D.C., is a brave man. It cannot have been easy for the judge to deny the Justice Department’s sealed application for access to Facebook, Gmail, WhatsApp and other online accounts supposedly connected to nine suspects involved in the murder of a U.S. citizen abroad. [Read More…]