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# nsa - Friday 2 June, 2017

Vladimir Putin sits down with Megyn Kelly and compares Russia hacking claims to anti-Semitism I WASN'T LISTENING This post contains videos

Vladimir Putin sits down with Megyn Kelly and compares Russia hacking claims to anti-Semitism

The Russian president denied meddling in the US election.

# nsa - Tuesday 29 September, 2015

Edward Snowden has joined Twitter - guess what's the one account he follows?

He’s had a few dealings with them in the past.

# nsa - Monday 1 June, 2015

The NSA can't listen to people's phone calls - for now

Intelligence officials have warned the development could jeopardise Americans’ safety.

# nsa - Thursday 7 May, 2015

The NSA's massive collection of people's phone records is illegal

A US appeals court made the judgement today.

# nsa - Tuesday 5 May, 2015

British spy agency might be able to tell when you say 'craic' or 'Dublin' on the phone

And “Belfast”, and “Seán” and “pub.”

# nsa - Monday 30 March, 2015

One dead after attack by two men "disguised as women" on NSA headquarters USA

One dead after attack by two men "disguised as women" on NSA headquarters

One person was shot dead after driving an SUV into the agency’s building.

# nsa - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

British and American spies hacked company that makes Irish driving licences

Edward Snowden claims the NSA and GCHQ also targeted SIM cards used by companies including Vodafone and O2.

# nsa - Friday 6 February, 2015

# nsa - Wednesday 31 December, 2014

The NSA targeted an Irish company as part of its data-gathering activities

The latest documents released by Edward Snowden found that the NSA targeted SecurityKISS, a VPN service based in Dublin, using its computer system XKeyscore.

# nsa - Friday 12 September, 2014

The US threatened Yahoo with a $250,000-a-day fine for not giving data to PRISM

The company challenged the US government on constitutional grounds, but failed and was forced to hand over the US user data.

# nsa - Wednesday 13 August, 2014

NSA cyberwarfare system designed to 'fire back' without human clearance

Edward Snowden made the revelations in a comprehensive interview with Wired.

# nsa - Thursday 7 August, 2014

Snowden granted three-year residency in Russia, with permission to travel

“In the future Edward will have to decide whether to continue to live in Russia and become a citizen or to return to the United States,” his lawyer said today.

# nsa - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

US Bill introduced to end NSA's bulk collection of phone records

If enacted, the legislation would be the most significant change in the wake of Edward Snowden’s information leaks.

# nsa - Sunday 13 July, 2014

Opinion: American policy is moving ever further from European interests

Under the Obama administration the NSA has continued to grow and Libya has slipped into chaos, meanwhile relations with Russia are reaching crisis point.

# nsa - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

Criminal proceedings on the table as Germany weighs how to hit back in US spying row

The row has damaged US-German ties, with no resolution in sight just yet.

# nsa - Friday 4 July, 2014

A suspected US double-agent has been 'arrested for spying' in Germany

It is likely to further strain US-German relations following previous revelations that the NSA spied on Merkel’s phone calls.

# nsa - Wednesday 28 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge Guy pranks his friends by hacking into their webcams Spy Cam

Guy pranks his friends by hacking into their webcams

Always feel like, somebody’s watching meeee.

# nsa - Thursday 24 April, 2014

Column: The digital world can support journalism - but who is supporting journalists?

A code and compass is needed to guide journalism through the challenges of going online, writes an NUJ Ethics Council member.

# nsa - Tuesday 25 March, 2014

Obama proposes to end NSA bulk data collection

Under the proposals, telephone data will stay in the hands of phone companies, while the NSA would require permission from a judge to obtain specific records.

# nsa - Monday 10 March, 2014

From The Daily Edge People tweeted wonderfully stupid questions to Edward Snowden's live webcast Ask Snowden

People tweeted wonderfully stupid questions to Edward Snowden's live webcast

The whistleblower was speaking to a crowd of 3,500 at US festival SXSW.

# nsa - Thursday 27 February, 2014

From Business ETC Spy agency captures millions of Yahoo users’ webcam images Spying

Spy agency captures millions of Yahoo users’ webcam images

In one six-month period in 2008, the British spy agency collected webcam imagery from more than 1.8 million Yahoo user accounts around the world.

# nsa - Monday 24 February, 2014

Is the US spying on hundreds of leading Germans? 'No comment, but...'

… US spy agencies would continue to “gather information about the intentions of governments”.

# nsa - Wednesday 12 February, 2014

EU takes role of "honest broker" and pushes for less US control of the internet

The European Commission has set out a number of proposals to change the way the internet is run globally and reduce the level of control the US has over it.

# nsa - Wednesday 29 January, 2014

Edward Snowden has been nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize

A letter from the Norwegian minister who nominated him said that he he has contributed to revealing “the extreme level of surveillance by nations”.

# nsa - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

Head of Britain’s ‘eavesdropping agency’ to step down

Iain Lobban is to leave GCHQ later this year after nearly six years as its director.

US and UK security agencies target Angry Birds and co for user data

Tracking a smartphone’s apps could reveal its settings, what documents it had downloaded, and in some cases, the owner’s political alignment or sexual orientation.

# nsa - Friday 24 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge MSNBC cuts off politician mid-sentence to cover Justin Bieber's arrest BABY BABY BABY NO

MSNBC cuts off politician mid-sentence to cover Justin Bieber's arrest

This news anchor is clearly a Belieber.

# nsa - Friday 17 January, 2014

Obama clips NSA's wings but bulk collections will continue

The NSA will now have to seek court orders to access data on specific targets, but will continue to collect massive amounts of data.

Obama to unveil NSA data collection reforms

The US president is expected to roll out only modest changes to the way in which the NSA collects phone and internet information.

# nsa - Thursday 16 January, 2014

More Snowden revelations: NSA collected almost 200 million texts a day

The secret operation, codenamed ‘Dishfire’, used the messages to extract data on the location, contact networks and credit card details of mobile users.

# nsa - Wednesday 15 January, 2014

Android-powered Blackphone aims to be first privacy-focused smartphone

The two companies behind it say that the phone will be unlocked and ready to pre-order at the end of February.

NSA using radio waves to access 100,000 offline computers

The technology has been used to monitor the Chinese Army, Mexican police and drug cartels, and trade institutions inside the European Union.

# nsa - Tuesday 14 January, 2014

NY Times reporter fighting order to reveal his CIA sources

James Risen says he is willing to go to jail to protect those who gave him information.

US telecom companies reluctant to collect phone records for fear of lawsuits

It’s estimated that it would cost $60 million to move the records for the NSA program to phone providers

# nsa - Friday 10 January, 2014

FBI director says he is baffled that Snowden is called a hero

FBI boss James Comey said he doesn’t understand how someone who disagrees with the way the US government works could be considered a hero or a whistleblower.

# nsa - Friday 27 December, 2013

US judge rules NSA phone surveillance lawful

The issue could well end up in the Supreme Court.

# nsa - Thursday 26 December, 2013

'Privacy matters': Here's Edward Snowden's Alternative Christmas Message

In case you missed it, here is what he fugitive whistleblower had to say in Channel 4′s Alternative Christmas Message.

# nsa - Tuesday 24 December, 2013

Edward Snowden to deliver Channel 4's Alternative Christmas Message

It’s now 20 years since the British broadcaster began airing its alternative to the Queen’s annual televised address.

Edward Snowden declares "mission accomplished" on leaks NSA

Edward Snowden declares "mission accomplished" on leaks

The former NSA contractor has given his first in-person interview since arriving in Russia in June.

# nsa - Thursday 19 December, 2013

NSA powers have 'gone too far' says White House panel

The mass collection of private phonecalls should be stopped, the review says.

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