With a new version (1.0.2) released on Wednesday, Mozilla has once again put the spotlight on its Collusion add-on that aims to show users which first and third parties are tracking them as they surf the Internet.
Following Le Monde's Monday report on NSA's systematic gathering of phone call data of French citizens and the recording of certain calls and text messages has made the French prime minister, Jean-Marc Ayrault, call in the US ambassador in Paris and demand explanations.
Lavabit's Ladar Levison has announced that the users of his recently closed down email service will be able to briefly access their accounts so that they can retrieve their emails and any data that they lost in the shutdown.
Perhaps no country in the world has been as vocal about doing something about NSA's global Internet surveillance reach as Brazil.
The possibility of suspending EU-US trade talks, the idea of creating international standards of privacy protection and the need for genuine parliamentary oversight of surveillance activities were among the issues discussed on Monday at the fourth hearing of the Civil Liberties Committee inquiry into US and EU countries' spying on EU citizens.
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