Protest in a rally in Berlin against surveillance
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The Freiheit statt Angst (Freedom Not Fear) mass anti-surveillance rally took place in Berlin, Germany on 7 September 2013. The event was organized by a broad civil coalition of over 80 NGO, associations and parties demanding an end to surveillance … Read More

German police uses Trojan backdoor for interceptions
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According to EDRi-member Chaos Computer Club (CCC), the German government has been using a backdoor Trojan, a spyware that can retrieve private data, and also offers a remote control for uploading and executing other arbitrary programs. CCC has reverse engineered … Read More

Griffin Book
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The Griffin Book is a listing of known or suspected gambling cheaters and advantage players published by Griffin Investigations, a firm that monitors casinos. Those listed may be anyone perceived as a threat to the casino’s profits, including card counters, … Read More

Countermeasures against blackjack card-counters
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Counting cards in blackjack has become substantially more difficult as a result of casino countermeasures. The most common is the use of more decks, which decreases the player’s advantage, but even in the few remaining single- and double-deck games, dealers … Read More