Police Scotland have admitted that they have not fully considered the privacy or human rights implications of new mobile phone analysis tools that are to be used throughout Scotland.
Scottish Government proposals for the introduction of electronic voting could leave Scotland vulnerable to election interference by foreign agents, campaigners have claimed.
Just three people in Scotland have been identified as at risk of being "drawn into terrorism" in Scotland since 2011.
Mobile phone firms have been criticised for letting government agencies exploit weaknesses in their networks rather than taking steps to secure customer data.
Calls for a privacy probe after Scottish Prison Service is first UK agency to admit using controversial phone blocking technology.
Glasgow University spent £39,225 installing 11 biometric kiosks at its Gilmorehill and Garscube campuses to keep tabs on university cleaners.
Campaigners have backed calls for tighter regulation of the way Police Scotland handle biometric data, such as photographs.
Fears have been raised that a £1.2m CCTV surveillance system in Scotland's largest city could become a 'digital dragnet,' unless stronger legal safeguards are put in place.
The CCTV network that scans Scotland's streets, shops and parks is fragmented, obsolete and may violate the law, according to a secret police report.