Are we seeing Orwell's dystopian vision of 1984 coming to fruition?
The Snooper's Charter has cleared parliament, but there might still be a way to stop the government collecting all our internet histories.
While online action alone can't solve a problem, it can be a very useful tool to mobilize people and focus attention on a crucial issue.
Body-worn cameras may seem to be a boost for policing and criminal justice, but they raise a host of issues around admissibility, privacy and fairrness.
While potentially helpful in resolving extraordinary cases, an over-reliance on CCTV images to tell 'the truth' risks perpetuating certain myths regarding violence against women.
The dark web is often used for illegal activity and because of the way it's structured, it's hard to police.
Data surveillance has become increasingly invasive and its scope has broadened.
Look back centuries ago and you'll find the same obsessive secrecy, and the same justifications, as seen today.
Eye-tracking technology helps us understand how people interact with their environment. This can improve policy and design, but can also be a tool for surveillance and control.
As governments look to new ways to step up surveillance, hackers find new ways to subvert it. Is there a way to end this cat and mouse game, described as a crypto-war?
Theresa May has been the longest-serving home secretary since the 19th century, but her tenure is distinctive for other reasons, too.
Will the Lords give the Investigatory Powers Bill the scrutiny it deserves?
New research shows how we can track and even anticipate terrorists' movements using social media.
The UK government's move to electronically track criminals on parole shows how wearable technology can become a virtual prison.
Social media can make us mistrustful and paranoid.
Many praise the internet as a democratizing force. But with online spaces replacing physical public squares as places for debate, what do we risk losing?
Without European laws and courts to strike down overreaching UK legislation, post-Brexit Britons may see more invasions of their privacy.
Bad guys or law enforcement could hack into our networked gadgets to spy on everything we do – and it's not clear how a laptop's video camera or an Amazon Echo fits within wiretapping laws.
Researchers explain how tolerance in Turin's Olympic village is helping refugees to help themselves.
Drones are increasingly being used by law enforcement agencies around the world, but this raises some issues around privacy and regulation.