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.
The Office of the Surveillance Commissioners identify ‘significant issues’ with the way Police Scotland staff treat surveillance material.
Campaigners claim proposals for a new Scottish spy cops probe like asking the police to ‘mark their own homework.’
Councils across Scotland are failing to implement surveillance laws properly, according to inspection reports obtained by The Ferret.
Police Scotland confirm plans to delete half a billion historic ANPR records that are not linked to criminal activity… once they’ve worked out how.
Mobile phone firms have been criticised for letting government agencies exploit weaknesses in their networks rather than taking steps to secure customer data.