Showing items tagged with 'surveillance'
Journalists, surveillance and the police: How can the secret state learn to live with the fourth estate?
18 March 2015: Public meeting about journalism, surveillance and the police.
12 March 2015: Any new primary legislation needs to replace the existing powers and offer a "shield law" for journalists.
26 February 2015: The NUJ believes the current proposals on RIPA reform are not enough to ensure press freedom.
4 February 2015: It is now time for political parties to commit to a full and proper public debate on surveillance and draft new laws that include safeguards for journalists, their materials, data and sources.
3 February 2015: The Met Police have barred Press Gazette from requesting information about its use of the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act (RIPA) to spy on journalists.
26 January 2015: Just like the RIPA powers in the UK, WikiLeaks staff had communications secretly raided by US authorities and only found out much later.
20 January 2015: The Law Society, Bar Council, The British Association of Social Workers and National Union of Journalists (NUJ) have come together to express a shared concern in response to the current proposals contained in the draft code of practice for RIPA.
15 January 2015: The NUJ has urged members to respond to the RIPA code of practice consultation before the deadline on Tuesday.
10 December 2014: The new draft code of practice on RIPA has been published and provides no safeguards on accessing journalists' communications.
6 December 2014: Union welcomes parliamentary committee calls for complete overhaul of legislation governing communications data.