Facebook

British MPs say Facebook 'knowingly' violated data privacy laws

Lawmakers call for social media companies to assume clear legal liabilities for content shared on their platforms.

British MPs say Facebook 'knowingly' violated data privacy laws

Reporter's Notebook

Exposed: China's surveillance of Muslim Uighurs

As China faces increasing criticism over its treatment of its Muslim population, new details emerge about how Beijing spies on Uighurs at home and abroad.

Privacy & Surveillance

Apple blocks Facebook app that paid teens to track internet use

A Facebook research app privacy guidelines by collecting private data like internet history, location data and messages.

Apple blocks Facebook app that paid teens to track internet use

Science & Technology

Bug in Apple FaceTime app lets users listen in on conversations

Apple says 'group FaceTime is temporarily unavailable' as the company works on solving the issue.

Bug in Apple FaceTime app lets users listen in on conversations

India

India: Opponents say Modi creating surveillance state

India's Home Ministry gives 10 government agencies new powers to monitor computers across the country.

India: Opponents say Modi creating surveillance state

Radicalised Youth

Rethinking Radicalisation

How the West's dealing with perceived threats of a post-9/11 world affects young people vulnerable to radicalisation.

China

Google workers push to stop censored Chinese search project

Tech giant taken to task for not challenging Chinese government's policy that politically sensitive results be blocked.

Google workers push to stop censored Chinese search project

China

Chinese university condemned for plan to monitor devices

School in the southern Guangxi region planned to confiscate and review all student and staff electronic devices.

Chinese university condemned for plan to monitor devices

China

China surveillance firms face backlash amid Xinjiang crackdown

Facial recognition and AI are growing businesses for Chinese tech companies with 'nowhere to hide' for civilian targets.

China surveillance firms face backlash amid Xinjiang crackdown

UpFront

Will Saudi Arabia execute one of its top clerics?

We talk to the son of cleric Salman al-Awdah and debate the danger of social media with tech pioneer Jaron Lanier.

China

China steps up online crackdown, seeks detailed user data

Internet watchdog wants data as part of an effort to curb dissent and stop people using online space to organise.

China steps up online crackdown, seeks detailed user data

Aviation

Cathay Pacific data leak affects millions of passengers

Hong Kong-based airline claims "malicious, criminal attack" on its website hit over 9 million passengers.

Cathay Pacific data leak affects millions of passengers

Facebook

Facebook says nearly 50 million user accounts breached in attack

The hack is the latest setback for Facebook during a year of tumult for the global social media network.

Facebook says nearly 50 million user accounts breached in attack

Privacy & Surveillance

UK intelligence agencies illegally spied on privacy organisation

Spies collected and examined data of Privacy International as part of mass surveillance activities.

UK intelligence agencies illegally spied on privacy organisation

Privacy & Surveillance

British surveillance violated European law, court rules

Europe's human rights court rules UK intelligence programme that obtained data was 'not in accordance with the law'.

European court rules against Britain over mass surveillance