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WhatsApp’s new terms come into force today, following a delay of several months after a pronounced backlash to its announcement. If you’re a reader from the UK, the app likely needs no introduction. It is enormously popular here; data from 2020 shows there were 30.9million users, around half of the smartphone owning population. The USContinue reading “What’s up with WhatsApp?”
Sweeping state surveillance of ordinary citizens is becoming widespread and normalised. As the UK passes the halfway mark in an exceptional vaccine rollout, we need to push back against the expansion of state surveillance that was ostensibly brought in to contain the pandemic. The amplification of surveillance measures and law enforcement authority across the worldContinue reading “Unmasking Surveillance: Covid’s security blanket needs pulling back”
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