Are we at risk of a 'see no evil, hear no evil' snooping culture emerging?

Our report on private investigators, published earlier this year, highlighted the growing use of the industry by public authorities, with particular concern being raised about the occasions that they were used without RIPA authorisation.The research has spurred investigations into how public authorities are using private investigator’s, with two ...

Schmidt triggers drone alert: privacy matters

Google chairman Eric Schmidt believes more regulation is needed in the civilian drone market. The use of drones by law enforcement and enthusiasts is skyrocketing, but it is also raising new concerns about privacy, reports the BBC. 

Orwell's 1984 reboot has a scriptwriter

A new film adaptation of George Orwell’s famous novel, Nineteen Eighty-four has been in the works over at Imagine Entertainment for only a few months, and it’s already gaining some traction.

Commentary: Bill makes embedding YouTube videos illegal

Some US senators are floating a bill that would modify the civil and criminal sections of current copyright law. It would also make embedding YouTube videos illegal.

Opinion: DHS and Wal-Mart team up straight out of 1984

They say truth is stranger than fiction. But what do you do when you wake up one day and the worst things from dystopian fiction have become real thanks to a blend of big government and totalitarian capitalism?

NSA says it's not Big Brother

The National Security Agency has denied that it's planning to monitor  communications on infrastructure networks such as those for the electricity grid and nuclear power plants.

Apple vs. Gizmodo: Was the 1984 ad a prediction of the Apple to come?

There are times I admire Apple and there are times when I wonder if the folks there have lost their collective minds.