Personal Data

On May 28 2018, La Quadrature du Net, on behalf of 12 000 people, filed five complaints before the CNIL (the French Data Protection Authority) against Google, Apple, Facebook, Amazon and Microsoft. In the meantime,…

Op-ed by Lunar, member of La Quadrature du Net

Op-ed by Taziden, member of La Quadrature du Net

On 20 June, searches were carried outPolice searches homes of “Zwiebelfreunde“ board members as well as „OpenLab“ in Augsburg, ccc.de, 04/07/2018 ; Coordinated raids of Zwiebelfreunde at…

Paris, 24 September 2015 — The Advocate General of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) published on 23rd September his conclusions in the case “Maximilian Schrems against Data Protection Commissioner”. The Advocate…

Pornography filters used by major internet service providers are blocking websites offering sex education and advice on sexual health and porn addiction, the BBC has learned. […]

Among the sites TalkTalk blocked as “pornographic” was BishUK.com,…

The National Security Agency has secretly broken into the main communications links that connect Yahoo and Google data centers around the world, according to documents obtained from former NSA contractor Edward Snowden and interviews with…

Facebook is allowing videos showing people being decapitated to be posted and shared on its site once again. […]

The US firm confirmed it now believed its users should be free to watch and condemn such…

The National Security Agency monitored the phone conversations of 35 world leaders after being given the numbers by an official in another US government department, according to a classified document provided by whistleblower Edward Snowden.…

The French government has summoned the US ambassador in Paris, demanding an explanation about claims that the National Security Agency has been engaged in widespread phone surveillance of French citizens. […]

According to the paper, the…