Today Apple and the FBI were to face each other in court over Apple's refusal to provide a build of iOS to unlock a domestic terrorist's iPhone.
The UK's parliament is currently debating the Investigatory Powers bill, known as the snoopers' charter.
We posted a story on Friday about how Amazon has disabled device encryption on its FireOS devices. It was an optional feature that few used, but a very useful one - and those users kicked up quite a fuss.
On 1 March, the UK's Investigatory Powers Bill (or snooper's charter) was introduced to the House of Commons. It will go through the normal parliamentary processes for a bill.
We wrote recently that Apple has refused the FBI's request to create a new version of the iPhone's operating system.
A nasty bug has been found in the software that translates Internet computer names (hostnames) into numerical addresses that computers on a network can use (IP addresses).
Apple today released a letter to its customers that is extraordinary in its content, and strongly related to today's post about the UK's "snooper's charter"
Last year we looked at the United Kingdom’s draft Investigatory Powers Bill (known as the snooper's charter"), and criticized the requirement for vendors to install "back doors" into their software
Blockchain technology is starting to get attention in banking circles, as its tremendous potential for banking transactions becomes apparent.
France has joined the Netherlands in rejecting mandatory encryption backdoors in software products. We recently examined the UK's draft "snoopers charter" that includes this as a requirement.