Emma Niles / TruthdigApr 8, 2016
The controversy over encryption has been one of the biggest public debates of the year so far, yet the Democratic presidential candidates have been largely silent on the subject. Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
Emma Niles / TruthdigApr 7, 2016
WhatsApp, an online messaging service owned by Facebook, has over a billion users -- and as of Tuesday, any exchanges done via the app will be encrypted. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
Emma Niles / TruthdigApr 6, 2016
Although the year-long, concerted effort of hundreds of journalists is an admirable feat, their analysis may be overlooking crucial evidence involving corruption by Western corporations and billionaires. Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
Emma Niles / TruthdigMar 31, 2016
The head of the independent Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board is stepping down. Why he quit so suddenly is unknown, but his recent Twitter posts reflect a concern over expansion of government surveillance. Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
By Rainey Reitman / Electronic Frontier FoundationMar 19, 2016
The fight between Apple and the FBI is not about just one iPhone—it implicates the security of all technology users. Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
Alexander Reed Kelly / TruthdigMar 9, 2016
An association of activists, including a founder of Black Lives Matter, published a letter claiming that the civil rights of minorities could be abused if the FBI gains the power to force a technology company such as Apple to undermine its users’ activities. Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
Carey Shenkman / TruthdigFeb 27, 2016
Calls by candidates and law enforcement to undermine encryption could seriously harm many people, including sexual and gender-based rights activists, domestic violence victims, human rights defenders, psychiatrists and counselors and their clients, and journalists and their sources. Dig deeper ( 4 Min. Read )
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