Oct 192020
 October 19, 2020  Posted by  Surveillance

Anna Wiener reports that Moxie Marlinspike, the founder of the end-to-end encrypted messaging service Signal, is “trying to bring normality to the Internet.”  She writes, in part: Signal’s growth has corresponded to periods in which decisions are questioned or undone—to moments of social and political upheaval. With end-to-end encryption, the [Read More…]

Oct 172020
 October 17, 2020  Posted by  Govt, Healthcare, Non-U.S., Surveillance

Kanishka Singh reports: British police forces have been granted access to details of people who have been told to self-isolate under the government’s ‘test and trace’ system, the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) said late on Saturday. A spokesman for the department said it agreed with the National [Read More…]