Apologies for the infrequency of recent updates. I’ve been busy – understanding the GDPR, doing some speaking engagements and (hush!) actually working for a living. So, without further ado, here’s what’s going on right now: Theresa May is trying to push the Snoopers Charter (aka the Investigatory Powers Bill) through Parliament despite plenty of expert … Continue reading Roll up! Roll up! It’s a security round-up!
If you thought the “snooper’s charter” went a bit far, you should see what the French have planned. You’ll recall that I pointed out in my blog post on the UK’s plans to collect browsing data that VPNs, TOR and shared WiFi would defeat it? The French response – ban them all. If you want … Continue reading Egalité, fraternité…liberté? Not so much.
The government wants ISPs to store everyone’s browser history. Not the least intrusive thing ever proposed, and a world first for a democracy. Should we be proud to be leading the pack in surveillance of our own population – again? (We’ve the most CCTV cameras per capita too, remember). Let’s count the ways in which … Continue reading Snooper’s Charter – oppressive and useless in equal measure