In cities around the US, campaigns are being mobilised to allow greater accountability when it comes to surveillance policy.
Not a place you want to go shopping, the 'anonymous online marketplace' was meant to protect civil liberties but is now better known as a nefarious network for the illicit drugs trade.
A revised version of the Investigatory Powers Bill is to be published later today by the Home Office. Introduced last year, it came under fire for it's lack of clarity about privacy and security.
A new home office report says that the front line battle against extremism will be online. But what counts as extremism?
Former UK and US intelligence agents turned whistleblowers were given an unprecedented ovation at a European Parliament inquiry this week.