privacy

  • 16 Jun 2013

    The Foreign Secretary, William Hague, has said reports that GCHQ are gathering intelligence from phones and online sites should not concern people who have nothing to hide. Hague's refusal – on security grounds of course – to either confirm or deny the UK's links with the US Prism secret surveillance programme is a source of further disquiet.

  • 11 Dec 2012

    Civil liberties groups are horrorified at the sweeping snooping powers the Home Secretary would gain under the draft Communications Data Bill.

  • 26 Oct 2012

    The experience of being a new Facebook user prompts wider and deeper thoughts on 'friending', community and privacy for theologian Graeme Smith. Despite the promises of heavenly or earthly paradises made by ardent followers of this or that religious or political cause, all will become hellish if pluralism and therefore privacy is not protected and enhanced, he suggests.

  • 14 Jun 2012

    Plaid Cymru have accused the UK's coalition government of attempting to create a “surveillance state” with plans to monitor social network sites, emails and phone calls.