New York City is developing a 'free' public Wi-Fi network to be deployed throughout the city, but the poorly appreciated price is our privacy.
There is a way to ensure online advertising, the free web, and privacy can all coexist together.
Banning encryption won't help, and probably isn't possible anyway.
A digital age of consent could ensure internet users know what they're getting into. But where to draw the line is tricky.
With attacks against Tor increasing, prototype anonymising software Vuvuzela takes a different approach.
University researchers broke Tor, briefly, to bring down Silk Road 2.0, and this matters.
The rush to grant more surveillance powers doesn't reflect what actually keeps us safe.
The tools that protect people's privacy on social media are being used by terrorists to spread their messages of hate and attack.
Doing something about online security would be best. But talking about it is a good start.
The Investigatory Powers Bill would require ISPs to store 12 months of our web browsing history – a year-long snapshot of our thoughts, fears, interests and behaviour.
The Investigatory Powers Bill raises plenty of questions. Here are the answers.
The snooper's charter is here, and it's as bad as expected. Here's three problems that need fixing.
James Bond and his ilk are out-dated. Better understanding and sharing of data will save more lives than spies.
Unwarranted mass surveillance will shift the balance of power in favour of the spies - and that might not be good for us.
End of Safe Harbour agreement isn't the end of the world, and it might just mean a far better replacement is on its way.
Online advertising is so out of control, sometimes there's more ads than content.
With the end of the Safe Harbour agreement, data protection for their users will be more than a tick-box exercise for US firms.
As Wikileaks reveals yet more details of the astonishing extent of GCHQ mass surveillance, where is the proof that bulk data collection even works?
A web obsessed with gathering data about our habits becomes less valuable to us, showing us only more and more of the same.
Firms want your data, but if they offer to pay it's likely they stand to gain more than you do.