UK, You should be horrified by DRIP

If you care about digital rights you should be horrified by DRIP. The UK’s new Data Retention and Investigatory Powers law was rushed through parliament just before MPs go on holiday, with very little debate.

Under UK terror laws “publication (or threatened publication) of words may equally constitute terrorist action”:

Now in UK publishing facts “may itself be an act of terrorism,” says official govt watchdog, citing case.

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Meet John Napier Tye, the latest surveillance whistleblower.

US warned: surveillance reform hinges on change to Reagan executive order

Even uncorroborated social media posts can be grounds for putting you on a terror watchlist

The Obama administration has quietly approved a substantial expansion of the terrorist watchlist system, authorizing a secret process that requires neither “concrete facts” nor “irrefutable evidence” to designate an American or foreigner as a terrorist, according to a key government document obtained by The Intercept.


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