Privacy advocate broadsided any deserving criticism, including his employers.
While greater data protection in Europe seems inevitable, the eventual form it takes is still up for grabs.
David Anderson's report on surveillance isn't a charter for online privacy but it could create problems for a government set on capturing all our data.
US intelligence agencies can no longer collect and store the telecommunications data of US citizens but other countries are strengthening their efforts.
Technology might make online access to medical records possible, but that doesn't mean we should.
The UK and other governments seem set on the idea that finding needles can be made easier by radically increasing the size of the haystack.
The Apple Watch represents a significant shift from handheld technology to devices that become an invisible part of our lives.
Freed of the Liberal Democrats' influence, here are some of the things the Conservative government has in store for us.
Legislation is passed in France that would see state surveillance powers scale towards those in the US and UK.
Ensuring it's adults that must process their adult emotions - and not children stumbling across them through pornography - is the adult thing to do.
Teenagers need to trust their parents and learn about trusting others. Apps like Teensafe might undermine both.
The Liberal Democrats have been a lone voice among the parties calling for a digital bill of rights governing our growing use of the internet. But is it the right solution for the problem in hand?
Many people are shocked by what children are willing to share about themselves online. Is it that they don't understand privacy, or just have a different conception of it compared to adults?
The Dallas Buyers Club court ruling has serious implications for online privacy.
Technology violence is a term that encompasses all types of harassment and abuse that occurs online and serves to control or intimidate women in particular.
Police and spies' calls for more powers should fall on deaf ears until they have learned the letter of the law.
Metadata is only the beginning. The Big Data trend means there's a lot more information about us out there that can be tracked or monitored.
Avoiding the metadata retention laws and sending messages entirely privately is harder than it might seem.
There are still unanswered questions about the data retention bill, but it's now too late to get answers before it is passed into law.
Social media companies and the law are both beginning to seriously combat revenge porn.