Apr 292017

May Bulman reports: Public Health England (PHE) has warned that the sharing of personal information by NHS commissioners and healthcare providers risks undermining public confidence in the NHS and could have “unintended serious consequences” for patients. In a series of letters published by the Health Select Committee, PHE and the National [Read More…]

Apr 282017

Charlie Savage reports: The National Security Agency is stopping one of the most disputed forms of its warrantless surveillance program in which it collects Americans’ emails and texts to and from people overseas and that mention a foreigner under surveillance, according to officials familiar with the matter. National security officials [Read More…]

Apr 252017

Mike Maharrey writes: … Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey signed a bill that bans the use of “stingrays” to track the location of phones and sweep up electronic communications without a warrant in most situations. The new law will not only protect privacy in Arizona, but will also hinder one aspect of the federal surveillance state. Sen. [Read More…]