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# national-security-agency - Thursday 7 May, 2015

The NSA's massive collection of people's phone records is illegal
# Hanging On The Telephone
# Hanging On The Telephone

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

May 7th 2015, 7:45 PM 8,618 Views 34 Comments

A US appeals court made the judgement today.

# national-security-agency - Monday 30 March, 2015

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

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

Mar 30th 2015, 5:54 PM 20,759 Views 26 Comments

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

# national-security-agency - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

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

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

Jul 29th 2014, 10:40 PM 3,785 Views 33 Comments

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

# national-security-agency - Tuesday 24 December, 2013

Edward Snowden declares "mission accomplished" on leaks
# NSA
# NSA

Edward Snowden declares "mission accomplished" on leaks

Dec 24th 2013, 9:19 AM 9,706 Views 25 Comments

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

# national-security-agency - Monday 4 November, 2013

Google boss says US data spying "outrageous" and potentially illegal
# Google
# Google

Google boss says US data spying "outrageous" and potentially illegal

Nov 4th 2013, 3:45 PM 5,831 Views 13 Comments

Eric Schmidt was responding to reports that the US government spied on the company’s data centres.

# national-security-agency - Thursday 31 October, 2013

Tánaiste on NSA spying: 'Friends don’t bug each other's telephones'
# Tapping
# Tapping

Tánaiste on NSA spying: 'Friends don’t bug each other's telephones'

Oct 31st 2013, 4:17 PM 3,760 Views 35 Comments

Eamon Gilmore has said that the government does not have any information that the US carried out surveillance on its activities.

# national-security-agency - Tuesday 2 July, 2013

Taoiseach: Snowden has sought asylum in Ireland, but his application is invalid
# SNOWDEN
# SNOWDEN

Taoiseach: Snowden has sought asylum in Ireland, but his application is invalid

Jul 2nd 2013, 4:04 PM 10,424 Views 77 Comments

Enda Kenny has told the Dáil that the fugitive former NSA employee has written to the Irish embassy in Moscow but this is not sufficient for an asylum application to be considered.

# national-security-agency - Monday 1 July, 2013

Ed Snowden applies for asylum in Russia, Putin: He can stay if he stops leaking
# Where's Snowden?
# Where's Snowden?

Ed Snowden applies for asylum in Russia, Putin: He can stay if he stops leaking

Jul 1st 2013, 6:08 PM 8,699 Views 44 Comments

A Russian official has confirmed to AFP that the US whistleblower and fugitive has applied for political asylum.

# national-security-agency - Thursday 27 June, 2013

Russian official says Snowden case at 'dead end'
# Asylum Bid
# Asylum Bid

Russian official says Snowden case at 'dead end'

Jun 27th 2013, 4:11 PM 6,895 Views 28 Comments

Moscow is refusing to respond to US efforts to have the former NSA contractor handed over.

# national-security-agency - Monday 24 June, 2013

US tells Russia to give Snowden back as whistleblower set to leave Moscow
# Security Leaks
# Security Leaks

US tells Russia to give Snowden back as whistleblower set to leave Moscow

Jun 24th 2013, 7:13 AM 5,874 Views 29 Comments

The former National Security Agency employee is reported to be heading for the Cuban capital of Havana before seeking asylum in Ecuador.

# national-security-agency - Sunday 23 June, 2013

Former US spy Edward Snowden leaves Hong Kong bound for Russia
# Edward Snowden
# Edward Snowden

Former US spy Edward Snowden leaves Hong Kong bound for Russia

Jun 23rd 2013, 9:55 AM 7,859 Views 74 Comments

Snowden’s latest revelations show the NSA was hacking Chinese mobile phone companies to gather data from millions of text messages.

# national-security-agency - Saturday 22 June, 2013

US whistleblower Snowden charged with espionage for leaking secret documents
# Phone Tapping
# Phone Tapping

US whistleblower Snowden charged with espionage for leaking secret documents

Jun 22nd 2013, 11:24 AM 5,732 Views 40 Comments

The former government contractor revealed that the NSA collects Americans’ phone records and internet data from US companies.

# national-security-agency - Saturday 15 June, 2013

US government made 9,000 requests for Facebook user info in six months
# Facebook
# Facebook

US government made 9,000 requests for Facebook user info in six months

Jun 15th 2013, 3:15 PM 7,562 Views 26 Comments

The requests covered issues from child disappearances to petty crimes and terror threats.

# national-security-agency - Wednesday 12 June, 2013

Sales of George Orwell's '1984' up 6,000% since US surveillance scandal
# Big Brother
# Big Brother

Sales of George Orwell's '1984' up 6,000% since US surveillance scandal

Jun 12th 2013, 7:49 AM 8,837 Views 43 Comments

The disclosure of the American authorities’ surveillance programmes has led to a spike in the novel that has become synonymous with government overreach.

# national-security-agency - Tuesday 11 June, 2013

Google asks US for permission to reveal scale of data transfers
# America
# America

Google asks US for permission to reveal scale of data transfers

Jun 11th 2013, 7:45 PM 7,463 Views 38 Comments

Google says it’s barred from revealing how many national security requests it follows, and wants to let people know.

You're fired: US surveillance whistleblower sacked by his employer
# PRISM
# PRISM

You're fired: US surveillance whistleblower sacked by his employer

Jun 11th 2013, 3:40 PM 13,156 Views 49 Comments

Booz Allen Hamilton confirmed in a statement that Edward Snowden’s employment with them had been “terminated”.

# national-security-agency - Monday 10 June, 2013

British minister says report of UK access to US data is 'baseless'
# Surveillance
# Surveillance

British minister says report of UK access to US data is 'baseless'

Jun 10th 2013, 4:59 PM 3,289 Views 12 Comments

William Hague says any proposals by British intelligence agencies to intercept data needs the approval of ministers.

This is the man responsible for one of the biggest leaks in US history
# Whistleblower
# Whistleblower

This is the man responsible for one of the biggest leaks in US history

Jun 10th 2013, 7:10 AM 14,551 Views 64 Comments

Edward Snowden, 29, has been working at the National Security Agency for the past four years and has revealed himself after disclosing America’s vast, secret programme to monitor internet users.

# national-security-agency - Friday 7 June, 2013

UK has had access to US's secret data for three years - report
# Surveillance
# Surveillance

UK has had access to US's secret data for three years - report

Jun 7th 2013, 5:26 PM 7,408 Views 66 Comments

The Guardian says Britain’s GCHQ surveillance agency has been able to access data harvested by the US’s ‘PRISM’ system.

George W. Obama? Here's how the HuffPo is covering the US surveillance scandal
# Surveillance
# Surveillance

George W. Obama? Here's how the HuffPo is covering the US surveillance scandal

Jun 7th 2013, 11:26 AM 8,948 Views 58 Comments

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Google, Facebook, Skype, YouTube also tapped by US government
# Phone Tapping
# Phone Tapping

Google, Facebook, Skype, YouTube also tapped by US government

Jun 7th 2013, 8:38 AM 7,505 Views 55 Comments

The Director of National Intelligence has denounced the leaks of highly classified documents that revealed the programs.

# national-security-agency - Thursday 6 June, 2013

Top secret: US government continues with Bush-era phone monitoring
# Phone Records
# Phone Records

Top secret: US government continues with Bush-era phone monitoring

Jun 6th 2013, 8:02 AM 5,980 Views 49 Comments

The National Security Agency is collecting the phone records of millions of US customers of Verizon under a top secret court order.