Oslo Under Surveillance
Politics / Society / World News

Oslo Under Surveillance

On 12 December 2014, after weeks of intensive research conducted by a team of journalists and technical experts, Norwegian newspaper Aftenposten exposed evidence of widespread espionage of Norwegian political and economic actors in central Oslo. On 23 June, Aftenposten presented a new report, based on Delma’s analysis, which confirmed that IMSI catchers were being used all over Oslo, from the Parliament to Prime Minister Erna Solberg’s office, to Aker Brygge and around Parkveien, home to many foreign embassies. Continue reading

Rolling Stone, Jackie, and the “emblematic college rape case”
Feminism / Society

Rolling Stone, Jackie, and the “emblematic college rape case”

This is important: it is not known whether Jackie was in fact raped or not, but the public’s perception following the story is that of a cunning, hysterical liar, an attention-seeking fabulist[10]. This, and not the jaw-dropping failure of the magazine, or the very real problem of campus sexual assault, is what readers everywhere will come away with. Continue reading

A Norwegian Watergate?
Politics / World News

A Norwegian Watergate?

In the fall of 2014, prize-winning political journalist Per Anders Johansen came across a document in a database, titled “Guidelines for the notification of mobile-regulated zones”. Intrigued, Johansen set out to understand the obscure concept of mobile regulation. It was while further researching this topic that Johansen first discovered, and made the connection with, IMSI catchers. Continue reading