The Scottish Government will allow public bodies to use IMSI catchers with less oversight than in England and Wales, despite privacy fears.
Hundreds of body-worn cameras are in use by council workers across Scotland, even though few can show that they have considered the privacy implications of using them.
Private security staff hired by Donald Trump to guard his Aberdeenshire golf course hid their handcuffs after concerns were raised by police.
The Office of the Surveillance Commissioners identify ‘significant issues’ with the way Police Scotland staff treat surveillance material.
We show the links between covert policing units in Scotland and a former detective working on the HMICS probe into undercover police work.
Campaigners claim proposals for a new Scottish spy cops probe like asking the police to ‘mark their own homework.’
Genetic testing kits sold online and in pharmacies are failing to protect consumers’ privacy raising concerns about human rights, academics have warned.
Former undercover police officers giving evidence to the ‘spy cops’ Pitchford Inquiry will not face retrospective misconduct proceedings
Councils across Scotland are failing to implement surveillance laws properly, according to inspection reports obtained by The Ferret.