Rappler's latest stories on government surveillance
Proposed amendments to the Human Security Act include increasing surveillance to at least 90 days and detention to at least 30 days for 'suspected terrorists'
Human rights activists say the conduct of both physical and communication surveillance is prone to abuse and is a violation of a citizen's right to privacy
According to privacy rights group Privacy International, there have been at least 7 recorded sales of surveillance equipment to the Philippines
Proponents of state surveillance argue that monitoring individuals is necessary in the interest of 'national security'. But who defines what 'national security' is? To what extent is state surveillance legal?
The administration of President Rodrigo Duterte purchased communications surveillance equipment from the UK. What should citizens know about state monitoring?
The federal law enforcement agency explains it does not have the technical details from the unidentified third party
The tech giant s general counsel Bruce Sewell tells lawmakers that Apple refused to turn over software instructions to the Chinese government
The tech giant says the founders of the United States would be appalled by the actions of the Justice Department and FBI
The FBI insists it is only doing its job while Apple maintains it is after the safety of iPhone users
The American people deserve an honest conversation about the FBI s iPhone request says Apple s lawyer
Lack of privacy can be a matter of life and death or imprisonment says USMobile s Jon Hanour
At one point the US government threatened an imposition of US 250 000 a day if Yahoo refused to comply with the government s requests
Rappler talks to lawyer JJ Disini on how the Cybercrime law could fare in 2014