Web’s creator demands internet bill of rights
The man who invented the world wide web 25 years ago has called for users’ freedoms to be enshrined in an ‘online Magna Carta’. But is some lost online privacy the price we pay for safety?
Global dismay greets grilling of editor by MPs
Questioned by a committee of MPs, the British journalist who disclosed mass surveillance by US and UK spies came under fire. Are international observers right to protest about his treatment?
Fury over US and UK spying as new details leaked
Leaked files show that US and UK spy agencies are monitoring global communications on a massive scale. The targets of this snooping are furious – but spies say they are keeping people safe.
Furious France blasts US internet spying
France has become the latest NATO power to issue an angry response to revelations of American internet surveillance. But is the outrage of European leaders tinged with hypocrisy?
America’s enemies rescue whistleblowing ‘traitor’
Edward Snowden, who exposed the US surveillance programme to the world, is on the run – and his flight path is a litany of America’s greatest enemies. Has he become a geopolitical pawn?