Jamie

Jamie writes about current issues concerning digital privacy and security and is known to interview leading figures in tech. He also keeps an eye on changes in government censorship and surveillance.
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A google shopping cart with the Gmail logo inside the cart.

Google is using Gmail to track your purchases. No one knows...

2 min read
For almost six years, Google has extracted and stored all purchases, bookings, and subscriptions from your Gmail account. It’s...
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The fight for your face: The battles deciding the fate of...

3 min read
Last week, San Francisco became the first city in the U.S. to ban government agencies from using facial recognition...
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Worried your devices will get confiscated at the border? Here’s what...

3 min read
There is growing evidence to suggest that border security agents are taking greater steps to intrude into our daily...
A profile shot of Taiwanese legislator Jason Hsu.

This congressman wants to turn Taiwan into a blockchain island. We...

5 min read
It’s been over ten years since the birth of Bitcoin, and while many cryptocurrencies have come and gone, the...
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UK’s Online Harms White Paper casts a cloud on free speech

3 min read
The UK government has introduced a new regulatory framework that seeks to push companies with online platforms to regulate...
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The most secure messaging apps in 2019

6 min read
From WhatsApp to Snapchat, messaging apps provide a free and easy service to communicate with friends, family, and co-workers. Without...
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EU approves controversial new copyright directive

2 min read
Bad news: The European Parliament has voted in a highly controversial update to the Copyright Directive, which includes new...
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EFF wants Facebook and 8 other giants to #FixItAlready. We asked...

6 min read
Perhaps the worst aspect of the privacy and security issues plaguing the tech we use every day is that they...
A phone with a magnifying glass showing a black void with NSA on the handle.

A controversial NSA phone records program might be shutting down

2 min read
The National Security Agency (NSA) may be ending a program that analyzes the records of hundreds of millions of...
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India proposes mass surveillance measures in new IT bill

3 min read
India’s government is taking drastic steps to surveil and censor content on social media platforms in an attempt to...

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