Tag Archives: Mass surveillance

17Mar/17

UK’s GCHQ denies wiretapping U.S. President Donald Trump

Britain’s GCHQ intelligence agency dismisses claims made on a U.S. television station that it helped former President Barack Obama eavesdrop on Donald Trump after last year’s U.S. presidential election.

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31Oct/16

China plans social credit system to monitor every citizen

China plans to implement a social credit system that uses big data to monitor the behavior of citizens.
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05Oct/16

Yahoo built software to secretly search customer emails for U.S. intelligence: Reuters

Yahoo has been secretly scanning millions of its customers’ emails for U.S. intelligence, according to a Reuters investigation.
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29Sep/15

U.S. whistleblower Snowden draws crowd with Twitter debut

Edward Snowden, a former National Security Agency contractor who leaked details about the U.S. government’s massive surveillance programs, has started a twitter account, quickly attracting over 300,000 followers.

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24Sep/15

U.S. spy fugitive Snowden launches push for global privacy treaty

Former U.S. National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden appears in New York City via video link from Moscow to promote a new global treaty against mass surveillance.

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01Aug/15

Press freedom demonstrators protest after news website accused of treason

Demonstrators protest for press freedom in Berlin after Germany’s Federal Prosecutor opened an investigation into journalists at a news website to clarify whether or not the publication of certain documents could be deemed as treason.

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25Jun/15
WikiLeaks' Julian Assange

Wikileaks Assange urges France to take legal action against the U.S.

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange says time has come for France to take legal action against the United States while French people say they are not worried by new revelations on spying practices.

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24Jun/15

French FM says trust undermined by U.S. spying claims

(REUTERS) – French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said on Wednesday that it was out of question to accept U.S. spying on French presidents.
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15Jun/15

Latest U.S. hacking targets millions’ personal data

(REUTERS) – If you work in Washington and had an affair or smoked a joint, you might be exposed.

The Associated Press is reporting on a new hack attack on the U.S. Office of Personnel Management.
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14Jun/15

UK terrorism law watchdog calls for major surveillance overhaul

David Anderson, Britain’s independent reviewer of anti-terrorism laws, says the framework overseeing the interception of emails, phone calls and online activity by police and spies needs a major overhaul.

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