UK's increasingly privatised immigration and border industry prompts critics to voice concerns that “corporate actors” are profiting at the expense of human rights.
Police Scotland has failed to meet official standards for gathering evidence from mobile phones, according to a Watchdog report.
Concerns raised after possible security flaws in mobile phone analysis technology used by Police Scotland emerge.
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.
Millions of Facebook and Twitter accounts may have been analysed by UK intelligence agencies and personal data shared with foreign governments and corporations, according to privacy campaigners.
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.