Inside Story

A massive breach of privacy in India?

The Indian government has controversial plans to link more than a billion ID cards with mobile phones and bank accounts.

Inside Story

Will right to privacy pose a threat in India?

India's Supreme Court judges say privacy is a fundamental right, but government leaders argued against the claim.

Asia

India's top court rules privacy is a fundamental right

Landmark verdict could have far reaching consequences for government's biometric identification programme.

India's top court rules privacy is a fundamental right

Opinion

'I am willing to go to prison for privacy for us all'

CAGE activist facing charges for not giving his passwords to the police says everyone's right to privacy is at risk.

Muhammad Rabbani

by Muhammad Rabbani

Muhammad Rabbani

Opinion

The activist taking on the UK's invasive 'terror laws'

CAGE's Muhammad Rabbani is standing up for the privacy of us all by refusing to hand over his passwords to authorities.

Karen Jayes

by Karen Jayes

Karen Jayes

United States

Millions of Americans' phone calls swept up despite law

Report says NSA massively gathered communications even after Congress limited its ability to do bulk collection.

NSA spied on millions of US communications in 2016

Opinion

Infrastructure vulnerabilities make surveillance easy

Weakness in digital communications systems allows security to be bypassed, leaving users at risk of being spied on.

Bruce Schneier

by Bruce Schneier

Bruce Schneier

Privacy & Surveillance

Exclusive: The illegal methods used to spy on citizens

Over four months, our undercover reporter posed as a buyer for clients from countries like Iran and South Sudan.

Spy Merchants: Spying on dissent through illegal means

Reporter's Notebook

How we revealed the surveillance world's illegal trades

The investigative reporter behind Spy Merchants details a history of surveillance companies selling to questionable clients.

How we revealed the surveillance world's illegal trades

Privacy & Surveillance

Spy Merchants

Investigating the powerful and illegal weapons of mass surveillance that are for sale to the highest bidder, putting the privacy of millions at risk.

Spy Merchants

Privacy & Surveillance

Electronic surveillance: The hidden ways you're tracked

Al Jazeera's investigative unit answers your questions on privacy, and data security.

Spy Merchants: What is electronic surveillance?

Privacy & Surveillance

How the 'dual-use' ruse is employed to sell spyware

Al Jazeera investigation reveals how spyware vendors trick trade sanctions and export restrictions on 'grey market'.

How the 'dual-use' ruse is employed to sell spyware

Privacy & Surveillance

Exclusive: Spyware firms in breach of global sanctions

Undercover investigation exposes inner workings of spy equipment companies selling to clients from sanctioned countries.

Privacy & Surveillance

Obama-era online privacy rule overturned by Congress

The ruling means that internet providers will no longer need permission to market customers’ web-browsing history.

Obama-era online privacy rule overturned by Congress

Opinion

The futility of secrets in the age of technology

The latest CIA leak proves that state actors no longer get to decide who can be privy to information stamped 'secret'.

Andrew Mitrovica

by Andrew Mitrovica

Andrew Mitrovica