17 May, 2015 - 13:50
The day before its latest anti-hacking case hearing at the Investigatory Powers Tribunal, Privacy International was notified that the Computer Misuse Act had been rewritten in March to exempt the intelligence services from provisions making hacking illegal. Read the full story and press reactions.  
23 April, 2015 - 17:35
Stop New NuclearThe future of two reactors at Hinkley Point, and the Tories’ “significant new nuclear” election policy, has been set back by a “very serious fault in a crucial part” of an EPR reactor in Normandy. The head of France’s nuclear safety inspectorate said identical safety casings have been made for Hinckley Point, and the prototype plant at Flamanville, nearly three times over budget, could be further delayed for several years.  
6 March, 2015 - 00:13
MobbseyEnvironmental expert and GreenNet trustee Paul Mobbs has been arrested in an attempt to conduct a citizen’s arrest on members of the cabinet for Misconduct in Public Office, resulting from their financial interests in the promotion of fracking.  
24 February, 2015 - 00:15
A bank you’ve probably never heard of, the Bank for International Settlements, has data on the secret billions held in tax havens which would be invaluable in the fight against corruption and global poverty. But there’s just one problem. They won’t make it public.  
7 February, 2015 - 01:31
The Investigatory Powers Tribunal (IPT) has ruled that regulations covering GCHQ’s access to comms data intercepted by the NSA were illegal because safeguards were not made public. The case brought by Privacy International, Bytes for All, Liberty, and Amnesty International has forced these details to be revealed.
30 January, 2015 - 20:43
Eight international expert bodies have pronounced mass surveillance by the NSA and GCHQ a gross violation of human rights. Now The U.S.
13 January, 2015 - 23:46
In the words of Frank Zappa, almost, “The Snoopers’ Charter won’t work…” The Charlie Hebdo shooters — just like the murderers of Lee Rigby and the Boston bombing suspects — were known to the authorities, and had been for years.
23 December, 2014 - 16:23
Leaked doc suggests EU’s right to privacy could be ridiculed.
1 December, 2014 - 23:23
Jocelyn BaunAfter 30 years the Bhopal Medical Appeal, which runs free health clinics for survivors, estimates that 120,000 to 150,000 survivors still struggle with serious medical conditions including nerve damage, growth problems, gynecological disorders, respiratory issues, birth defects, and elevated rates o

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