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A massive blow has been dealt to the controversial internet surveillance practices of the UK intelligence agencies by the manifestos of an overwhelming majority of political parties in the forthcoming election.

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A meeting in the House of Commons has overwhelmingly backed a Digital Bill of Rights.julian_huppert_mp

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A new survey shows that 86 percent of Britons believe mass spying on citizens is wrong.

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Demonstrators plan a worldwide protest of one million people against mass surveillance

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Britain’s GCHQ spy centre is caught in the headlamps as US networks reveal Obama’s secret agents have been snooping on our email and Facebook accounts.

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Former military officer says every Middle Eastern country now has Stuxnet-like malware

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Leaked document raises questions about biometrics viability for ID cards

A government intelligence agency has warned that current biometric technology may not be good enough for internal Whitehall use, according to a document leaked to Computing’.

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By Jason Burke and Peter Warren

Farewell to black gloves, swag bags and crowbars. Deodorants will soon be the burglar’s preferred tool.
Government scientists are evaluating new technology that allows people to be identified by body odour, making the tracing of criminals by their unique whiff, whether of fear, greed or excitement, a possibility within years.

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