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Germany’s Federal Prosecutor’s office said it was preparing to bring charges against British and US intelligence today amid fresh allegations that the services spied far more extensively than thought on German phone and internet traffic and bugged European Union offices in America.
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Wikileaks founder Julian Assange said this morning in an exclusive interview with ABC News’ George Stephanopoulos on “This Week” that there is no stopping the release of additional NSA secrets obtained by Edward Snowden, a former contract employee of the organization.
“There is no stopping the publishing process…Continue
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June 30, 2013 In the latest revelations of the NSA leaks scandal, new slides have emerged thoroughly explaining the targeting process of the US government top-secret PRISM program deployed to spy on communication data of targets operating abroad.
The screenshots published by the Washington Post,…Continue
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Rumors have circulated for years about the possibility offoreign troops being deployed on U.S. soil in the event of a widespread declaration of a national emergency. For quite…Continue
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Soon the FBI will be done building a database containing the photographs, fingerprints and other biometric data for millions of Americans, but the agency has been far from forthcoming with the details. A new lawsuit filed this week aims to change that.
The Electronic Frontier Foundation, a non-profit digital…Continue
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The average price of gas for Americans is almost three times more than what Russians pay at the pump, according to Gazprom Senior Financial Director Andrey Kruglov.
The company’s annual shareholder meeting, which coincides with the company’s 40th anniversary, was held at the Moscow headquarters on…Continue
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Edward Snowden's father says his son could return to back to the US if certain conditions are met, NBC reports. Snowden wants to remain at large before trial and choose where it would take place. The father insists his NSA-leaker son was manipulated.
Edward Snowden also would like prosecutors not to file a…Continue
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United States investigators paid an Icelandic teenager $5,000 to work as a paid informant within the ranks of WikiLeaks for around two months in late 2011, the turncoat tells Wired magazine.
According to an article published Thursday by Wired’s Kevin Poulsen, Sigurdur “Siggi” Thordarson, now 20, approached the…Continue
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The Obama administration permitted the National Security Agency to continue collecting vast amounts of records detailing the email and Internet usage of Americans for more than two years, new documents reveal.
According to two leaked NSA documents published by The Guardian on Thursday, a secretive surveillance…Continue
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Instead of devoting coverage to surveillance information revealed by Edward Snowden, the mainstream US media has slandered him. This reaction highlights the inadequacies of the American news cycle, geopolitical analyst Eric Draitser told RT.
RT: It appears Snowden is still in Russia, although he is…Continue
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Amnesty International urges the US not to hunt down Edward Snowden since “no one should be prosecuted for disclosing human rights violations by the government.” They also said the NSA leaker cannot be extradited while his asylum bid is underway.
“No one should be charged under any law for disclosing…Continue
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A trove of classified documents supplied to The Guardian newspaper by NSA leaker Edward Snowden has been copied and shared with several people around the globe, journalist Glenn Greenwald told The Daily Beast on Tuesday.
Greenwald, the Guardian reporter who first began publishing National Security Agency…Continue
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More than 400 US soldiers are preparing for their deployment to Egypt in anticipation of violent protests, riots, and the possibility of having to protect the country’s border with Israel.
Training at Fort Hood for a nine-month deployment in the “near future” concluded on June 20, KCEN-TV reports, noting that…Continue
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In a frightening example of how the state is tightening its grip around the free Internet, it has emerged that You Tube is complying with thousands of requests from…Continue
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The Edward Snowden debate took a new turn over the weekend when reporters Glenn Greenwald and David Gregory got into a heated discussion about the journalism involved behind the scenes of the saga surrounding the NSA leaker.
Greenwald, the writer who interviewed Snowden for The Guardian newspaper earlier this…Continue
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Just when WikiLeaks seemed to be fading from the world of spilled secrets, Julian Assange’s group has become part of the story of another megaleaker: Edward Snowden, the 29-year-old whistleblower currently flying across the globe to escape an Espionage Act indictment for revealing the biggest National Security Agency…Continue
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Fallout surrounding the NSA leaks will likely shield Edward Snowden from extra-judicial capture in the short term. However, some analysts say Washington’s long memory almost guarantees the whistleblower will never again be secure.
On Sunday a spokesperson for the Hong Kong government confirmed that Snowden…Continue
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The plane carrying whistleblower Edward Snowden has landed at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport. The former CIA contractor, who left Hong Kong in a bid to elude US extradition on espionage charges, is on his way to a ‘third country’ via Russia.
Ecuador’s Foreign Minister Ricardo Patino announced via twitter that…Continue
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US government has been hacking Chinese mobile operator networks to intercept millions of text messages, as well as the operator of region’s fibre optic cable network, South China Morning Post writes citing Edward Snowden.
More information on National Security Agency activity in China and Hong Kong has been…Continue
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For the next two weeks Bitcoin users in the US will be unable to withdraw the virtual currency in dollars. Major exchange Mt. Gox cited an unusually high demand as the reason for the suspension, while customers worried the company has run out of cash.
Mt. Gox, based in Tokyo, Japan, handles approximately 80…Continue
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