Oct 272016
 October 27, 2016  Non-U.S. No Responses »

Peter Sayer reports: Privacy Shield, the legal agreement allowing businesses to export Europeans’ personal information to the U.S., is under fire. An Irish privacy advocacy group has challenged the adoption of the decision in the EU’s second-highest court, Reuters reported Thursday, citing sources familiar with the case. Privacy Shield took effect [Read More…]

Oct 242016

Ryan Gallagher and Nicky Hager report: It was a powerful piece of technology created for an important customer. The Medusa system, named after the mythical Greek monster with snakes instead of hair, had one main purpose: to vacuum up vast quantities of internet data at an astonishing speed. The technology was [Read More…]