Amnesty International says handset spyware from NSO Group is ‘the tip of the iceberg’ but they still underestimate how far the comms sector has been corrupted by government surveillance.
Google wrongfully tracked the browsing of iPhone Safari users. However, campaign group Google You Owe Us did not show users had suffered ‘damage’ in the sense required by UK law.
The statistics from the United States may surprise you. Relatively few wiretaps relate to the investigation of violent crime.
When Apple introduced a “kill switch” that disabled stolen iPhones, there was a fall in crime in some cities, but not all.