Monday, January 4, 2016

"Official? Nah, I'm just hanging out here."

UK government wants to send tech companies officials to jail 

for disclosing snooping details on users.

Under a new sweeping law, many tech companies like Twitter, Yahoo and Google may face prison if they tip off their customers about spying operations by police and the security services.

These tech giants have a policy of notifying users when it’s suspected that a state-level actor is attempting to hack into their account. Twitter, Facebook and Google had previously assured their users that they would also warn them of any potential government spying. more