Stories by Randal Jackson

Draft memo suggests US spying on five eyes allies

In its latest revelation garnered from the Edward Snowden leaks, Britain's Guardian newspaper reports that UK citizens not suspected of any wrong-doing were caught up in a dragnet US mass surveillance program. More importantly for New Zealanders, the story refers to a separate draft memo that proposed US spying on its five eyes allies.

Randal Jackson | 21 Nov | Read more

ICT groups call for more consultation on spy Bills

Revelations about the US electronic surveillance progamme PRISM have led a group of New Zealand ICT organisations to send an open letter to Prime Minister John Key and Law and Order Committee Chair Jacqui Dean calling for an extension to submissions on the TICS and GCSB Bills currently out for consultation.

Randal Jackson | 12 Jun | Read more