government surveillance

china

How China Is Wiping Memories of Tiananmen Square off the Internet

“A lot of people from my generation don't even know this existed.”
David Gilbert
6.4.19
Postscript

You Will Ruin Lives in This Surveillance Game, the Only Question Is Why

'Orwell: Ignorance is Strength' asks difficult questions about liberty and safety, and offers no pat answers.
Cameron Kunzelman
4.6.18
USS Cole

A secret microphone at Guantanamo Bay led an alleged terrorist's attorneys to quit

They quit months ago but didn't say why. Now, new court filings detail a secret mic hidden in their interview room.
Alexa Liautaud
3.7.18
R U Real

This Artist Used a Computer Model of His Face to get a French National ID

“It’s about our relation to the image…and the power of fiction and technology.”
Sarah Emerson
6.15.17
terrorism

Intelligence agencies didn't see Manchester bomber as imminent threat

David Gilbert
5.24.17
Thailand

Microsoft may be accidentally helping Thailand's government spy on its citizens

David Gilbert
1.26.17
united states

Secret government electronic surveillance documents must be released, judge says

In response to a VICE News petition, the government will soon reveal long-secret information about its use of pen registers and trap and trace devices to monitor communications.
Jason Leopold
9.17.16
News

We Investigate Underground Gunrunning Tonight on VICELAND

Tonight on a new episode of 'Black Market,' we talk to the people illegally bringing weapons across state lines.
VICE Staff
7.19.16
News

Should UK Citizens Be Scared of Their New Internet Surveillance Bill?

Web companies could be made to store their users' internet browsing history for a year.
Nicole Kobie
11.9.15
tech

Everything You Need to Know About the Recently Passed, Privacy-Decimating CISA Bill

Does CISA mean that the government will one day be able to see that you're reading this right now? Maybe!
Luke Winkie
11.3.15
The Road to Nowhere Issue

Photographs of the Underwater Telecommunication Cables Tapped by the NSA

Trevor Paglen took a literal deep dive into government surveillance for his latest project.
Zach Sokol
9.10.15
Stuff

An Interview with the Persecuted Chinese Artist Ai Weiwei

Ai, who was detained by Chinese authorities for 81 days in 2011, is about to have his first show in China. We sat down for a chat in his Beijing studio.
Jamie Fullerton
7.10.15
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