TITLE

Logging Off

AUTHOR(S)
Pickavance, Mark
PUB. DATE
September 2013
SOURCE
Micro Mart;9/1/2013, Issue 1275, p128
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article talks about the inappropriate surveillance of the Internet by the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) and other security services as of September 2013. According to the author, these organisations tend to disregard the rights of individuals. The author explains how Section 7 of the Terrorism Act 2000 was inappropriately applied to a journalist's partner David Miranda. The author also cites the closure of the website Groklaw, which covers news on abuse of power or the legal system.
ACCESSION #
90043563

 

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