2014 - Communications surveillance in the digital age
This report examines the properties that make digital communication prone to surveillance and provides a general overview of where and how this surveillance takes place.
Since mid-2013 there have been continuing revelations about the implementation by the United States (US) government of a series of programmes that constitute a system for global mass online surveil
Global Information Society Watch 2014
- Anriette Esterhuysen (APC)
- Loe Schout (Hivos)
Freedom is the freedom to say that two plus two make four. If that is granted, all else follows.” - George Orwell, 1984
Cyber security is increasingly important to internet users, including stakeholders in governments, the private sector and civil society.
In recent years there has been a crackdown on internet freedom and increased targeting of the communication of journalists, bloggers, activists and citizens.
The revelations of the last year – made possible by NSA-whistleblower Edward Snowden – on the reach and scope of global surveillance practices have prompted a fundamental re-examination of the role