WASHINGTON ( MEDIA ) The US House of Representatives voted on Wednesday to end the NSA’s dragnet collection of telephone data from millions of Americans, a controversial program revealed in 2013 by former security contractor Edward Snowden. The USA Freedom Act is seen as a big win for privacy and
WASHINGTON ( MEDIA ) After the allegations that the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) not only conducted mass surveillance on German citizens, but also spied on German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s own personal mobile phone for years, surveillance has become a big issue for Germany. So big, that Germany itself started
MOSCOW ( MEDIA ) The individual responsible for one of the most significant leaks in US political history is Edward Snowden, a 31-year-old global surveillance whistleblower and former U.S. intelligence contractor, who has received a three- year residence permit from Russia, his lawyer announced on Today. “On the first of
WASHINGTON ( MEDIA ) Ordinary internet users, American and non-American alike, far outnumber legally targeted foreigners in the communications intercepted by the National Security Agency (NSA) from US digital networks, according to a four-month investigation by The Washington Post. Nine of 10 account holders found in a large cache of
WASHINGTON ( MEDIA ) BARACKObama has put forward a long-awaited plan to end the US government’s bulk collection of telephone records, aiming to defuse a controversy over surveillance on millions of Americans. Responding to a global outcry over the National Security Agency’s extensive eavesdropping programs, Mr Obama’s plan would require
BEIJING (MEDIA ) China has demanded a clear explanation from the US over a report which says that the United States National Security Agency infiltrated servers at the headquarters of Huawei Technologies, media reports say. “China was ‘extremely concerned’ about the spying allegations,” said Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hong Lei.