Will Privacy Survive COVID-19?

When the world recovers from the novel coronavirus it will have changed dramatically. After the crisis subsides, supercharged surveillance may become the new normal.

The Digital Election Debacle

Elections are going digital, with or without voter consent. As online ballots and polling apps are deployed, the bugs in digital democracy are piling up.

The Battle Over Compelled Data Sharing

Over the past two decades, a conflict between government imperatives for national security and tech industry protection of user privacy has been escalating.

5 Countries Attacking the Press

When we shine a spotlight on our institutions, we are better able to stop them from shining a spotlight on every aspect of our lives.

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The Quest for Privacy in Cryptocurrency

As malicious actors and data brokers stalk investors on exchanges, a growing number of users turn to privacy coins for ways to conceal their transaction patterns.

How to Avoid Location Spying

When it comes to privacy in the physical world, people expect not to be stalked by an all-seeing eye. But are we being tracked anyway?

United States of Surveillance

Surveillance laws in the U.S. have proven ineffective at countering terrorism. What they have achieved is a regime of mass surveillance that turns citizens into suspects.

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10 Questions About the Dark Web

The Dark Web is characterized as either an awful place filled with criminals or a battleground for privacy and anonymity. We put the debate in perspective.

How Does Facebook Know So Much About Me?

Facebook gathers enormous amounts of data about our lives. The Privacy Issue answers questions about how their data collection operation works – and shares tips for resistance.

Decoding the Privacy Paradox

As the harms of sharing data online become evident, public concern increases. However, we continue to candidly divulge information. Can we reconcile our beliefs and behavior?

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Podcasting Privacy

The Privacy Issue presents ten podcasts that are setting the privacy, cybersecurity, and emerging tech agenda.

Shielding Yourself from Dragnet Surveillance

From wiretapping to GPS tracking and digital surveillance, the methods governments use to keep tabs on their citizens have increased in scope over the past decades.

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