Rappler's latest stories on privacy rights
Proposed amendments to the Human Security Act include increasing surveillance to at least 90 days and detention to at least 30 days for 'suspected terrorists'
Human rights activists say the conduct of both physical and communication surveillance is prone to abuse and is a violation of a citizen's right to privacy
According to privacy rights group Privacy International, there have been at least 7 recorded sales of surveillance equipment to the Philippines
Proponents of state surveillance argue that monitoring individuals is necessary in the interest of 'national security'. But who defines what 'national security' is? To what extent is state surveillance legal?
This landmark verdict could have a major impact on the government s biometric program which has recorded the fingerprints and iris scans of more than one billion Indians
Her death comes a year after she sent a video of herself having sex to some friends including her ex boyfriend to make him jealous The video and her name soon find their way to the web fueling mockery of the woman online
The ruling came in a lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union against the NSA and the FBI
The NSA intercepts millions of images per day including 55 000 facial recognition quality images according to leaked documents
With its vast computing power a quantum computer can break the strongest encryption tools for online activities like banking and emails