India’s New Requirement for Internet Services to Gather and Retain Large Customer Data Sets: A Stepping Stone to Mass Surveillance

India’s online privacy and freedom of expression are at risk due to new cybersecurity regulations from the Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In). These regulations enforce mass surveillance on internet services, threatening privacy, anonymity, and online security. The regulations were implemented without public consultation, with the government claiming they don’t affect citizens. They aim to protect […]

COP27 Attendees Express Concern Over Potential Surveillance Through Egyptian App

Egypt’s mobile app for the COP27 climate conference is being criticized by tech experts and rights groups. They claim the app, which collects personal data and requires location tracking, could be used to spy on delegates¬† :: Despite being downloaded over 10,000 times, cybersecurity experts warn the app could monitor private conversations and emails. Egypt’s […]

Global Signals Intelligence Market Expands from $14.09 Billion in 2022 to $14.7 Billion in 2023, Recording a 4.4% CAGR

Signals intelligence (SIGINT) involves collecting foreign intelligence through electronic signals and systems. These systems, used by foreign targets like radars and communication systems, provide insight into foreign adversaries’ capabilities and intentions. This data can help governments gather information about international terrorists and foreign entities. The global SIGINT market grew from $14.09 billion in 2022 to […]

Privacy Groups File Lawsuit Against Oracle Over Alleged Data Gathering Practices

Oracle is being sued by a group of privacy advocates. They accuse the tech giant of unlawfully collecting and selling private data of millions of people, violating both California state law and US federal law. Oracle’s use of tracking technology is claimed to invade privacy and breach competition law. The lawsuit was filed in the […]