Category Archives: economy
Personal data harvested from GP and hospital records are shortly to be made available for sale in England. Today’s Guardian report highlights concerns of privacy advocates that data will be available for purchase by not only medical researchers but by organisations … Continue reading
The Scottish Government has published its White Paper, “Scotland’s Future,” commending a vote for independence at the referendum on 18th September this year. Surveillance is by no means limited to issues of national security but it is worth considering what … Continue reading
Wired are carrying an interesting opinion piece by Chris Finan today. He sees the negative impact upon the reputation of IT services companies who have been entangled in the NSA’s surveillance activities as a primary motivator for them to press … Continue reading
Excellent BBC Radio Scotland programme featuring extended section on businesses in Scotland that are providing or designing surveillance systems around the world. Available on BBC iPlayer for the rest of this week.