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# nsa - Friday 16 March, 2018

Trump to oust national security advisor HR McMaster, according to US media reports
# Mcmaster
# Mcmaster

Trump to oust national security advisor HR McMaster, according to US media reports

Mar 16th 2018, 7:14 AM 10,852 Views 35 Comments

Speculation is rife over who will be the next official to go.

# nsa - Wednesday 14 February, 2018

Man arrested after shooting incident outside NSA headquarters
# Maryland
# Maryland

Man arrested after shooting incident outside NSA headquarters

Feb 14th 2018, 1:40 PM 11,140 Views 11 Comments

At least one person has been taken to hospital.

# nsa - Friday 2 June, 2017

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

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

Jun 2nd 2017, 5:30 PM 13,774 Views 49 Comments

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?
# An Old Friend
# An Old Friend

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

Sep 29th 2015, 9:31 PM 31,245 Views 41 Comments

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
# Surveillance
# Surveillance

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

Jun 1st 2015, 8:55 AM 7,485 Views 18 Comments

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
# 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.

# nsa - Tuesday 5 May, 2015

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

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

May 5th 2015, 5:40 PM 23,549 Views 47 Comments

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
# 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.

# nsa - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

British and American spies hacked company that makes Irish driving licences
# Every Move You Make
# Every Move You Make

British and American spies hacked company that makes Irish driving licences

Feb 25th 2015, 6:36 AM 45,824 Views 75 Comments

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

# nsa - Friday 6 February, 2015

NSA sharing data with British spies was illegal... but it's not going to stop
# Spooks
# Spooks

NSA sharing data with British spies was illegal... but it's not going to stop

Feb 6th 2015, 10:46 PM 7,097 Views 18 Comments

Here’s why.

# nsa - Wednesday 31 December, 2014

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

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

Dec 31st 2014, 2:53 PM 9,797 Views 20 Comments

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
# Under Pressure
# Under Pressure

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

Sep 12th 2014, 1:10 PM 7,464 Views 18 Comments

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
# Rise Of The Machines
# Rise Of The Machines

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

Aug 13th 2014, 5:07 PM 9,783 Views 37 Comments

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
# SNOWDEN
# SNOWDEN

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

Aug 7th 2014, 2:46 PM 9,315 Views 86 Comments

“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
# 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.

# nsa - Sunday 13 July, 2014

Opinion: American policy is moving ever further from European interests
# USA And Europe
# USA And Europe

Opinion: American policy is moving ever further from European interests

Jul 13th 2014, 8:30 AM 21 Views 89 Comments

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
# Double Agent
# Double Agent

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

Jul 8th 2014, 9:08 PM 8,356 Views 32 Comments

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
# Spooks
# Spooks

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

Jul 4th 2014, 9:32 PM 14,768 Views 28 Comments

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

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

Guy pranks his friends by hacking into their webcams

May 28th 2014, 10:30 PM 4,709 Views 0 Comments

Always feel like, somebody’s watching meeee.

# nsa - Thursday 24 April, 2014

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

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

Apr 24th 2014, 2:00 PM 132 Views 12 Comments

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
# Reform
# Reform

Obama proposes to end NSA bulk data collection

Mar 25th 2014, 3:45 PM 4,613 Views 38 Comments

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

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

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

Mar 10th 2014, 5:31 PM 3,451 Views 0 Comments

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

# nsa - Thursday 27 February, 2014

Spy agency captures millions of Yahoo users' webcam images
# Spying
# Spying

Spy agency captures millions of Yahoo users' webcam images

Feb 27th 2014, 5:19 PM 12,367 Views 39 Comments

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...'
# BUGGING
# BUGGING

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

Feb 24th 2014, 5:55 PM 8,420 Views 27 Comments

… 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
# Internet Governance
# Internet Governance

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

Feb 12th 2014, 3:29 PM 6,176 Views 22 Comments

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
# No Secret
# No Secret

Edward Snowden has been nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize

Jan 29th 2014, 11:02 PM 11,496 Views 69 Comments

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
# GCHQ
# GCHQ

Head of Britain's 'eavesdropping agency' to step down

Jan 28th 2014, 10:30 PM 4,468 Views 5 Comments

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
# Leaky Apps
# Leaky Apps

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

Jan 28th 2014, 9:13 AM 5,527 Views 12 Comments

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

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

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

Jan 24th 2014, 3:36 PM 1,271 Views 0 Comments

This news anchor is clearly a Belieber.

# nsa - Friday 17 January, 2014

Obama clips NSA's wings but bulk collections will continue
# Spying
# Spying

Obama clips NSA's wings but bulk collections will continue

Jan 17th 2014, 6:34 PM 6,663 Views 37 Comments

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
# Spying
# Spying

Obama to unveil NSA data collection reforms

Jan 17th 2014, 7:29 AM 3,366 Views 42 Comments

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
# SNOWDEN
# SNOWDEN

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

Jan 16th 2014, 10:19 PM 6,653 Views 28 Comments

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
# Security
# Security

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

Jan 15th 2014, 7:30 PM 17,393 Views 32 Comments

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
# Surveillance
# Surveillance

NSA using radio waves to access 100,000 offline computers

Jan 15th 2014, 10:56 AM 10,184 Views 61 Comments

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
# Reliable Sources
# Reliable Sources

NY Times reporter fighting order to reveal his CIA sources

Jan 14th 2014, 4:02 PM 7,767 Views 17 Comments

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
# Surveillance
# Surveillance

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

Jan 14th 2014, 4:00 PM 4,442 Views 4 Comments

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
# Whistleblower
# Whistleblower

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

Jan 10th 2014, 9:03 AM 12,996 Views 91 Comments

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
# Ok Then
# Ok Then

US judge rules NSA phone surveillance lawful

Dec 27th 2013, 7:25 PM 6,378 Views 56 Comments

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
# Not The Queen
# Not The Queen

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

Dec 26th 2013, 1:45 PM 9,172 Views 21 Comments

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
# Surveillance
# Surveillance

Edward Snowden to deliver Channel 4's Alternative Christmas Message

Dec 24th 2013, 3:58 PM 11,908 Views 84 Comments

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

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