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  1. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Same firm involved in security checks on Snowden and Navy Yard gunman

    Posted Sep 20th 2013, 01:30pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Washington 'Pattern of failure' in firm's checks on Snowden and Navy Yard gunman The company that scrutinised former spy agency contractor Edward Snowden for a US government security clearance said on Thursday it also checked the background of the Navy Yard shooter, allowing him to obtain a “secret” clearance. USIS, working as a contractor for the Office ...

  2. News - World - SECRECY

    US internet experts seek to rewrite web security after disclosure of NSA cracking codes

    Posted Sep 09th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in San Francisco Experts push for rewrite of internet security in wake of Snowden documents, revealing how US agency can break encryption codes on websites 'Web needs revamp' after NSA disclosure Internet security experts are calling for a campaign to rewrite web security in the wake of disclosures that the US National Security Agency has developed ...

  3. News - World - EDWARD SNOWDEN

    Britain faces furore over Snowden-linked detention

    Posted Aug 19th 2013, 08:14pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in London Use of UK terror law to detain reporter’s partner “a disgrace” British authorities came under pressure on Monday to explain why anti-terrorism powers were used to detain ... one of Britain’s leading human rights lawyers, told Reuters. “The fact that Snowden, and now anyone remotely associated with him, are being harassed as potential spies and terrorists is sheer ...

  4. News - World - BRITAIN

    Miranda documents ‘highly sensitive’, say British police in Snowden case

    Posted Aug 24th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in London Miranda documents ‘highly sensitive’, say British police in Snowden case British police said documents seized from the partner of a journalist who has led coverage of Edward Snowden's leaks were "highly sensitive" and, if disclosed, could put lives at risk. Counter-terrorism detectives said yesterday they had launched a criminal investigation ...

  5. News - World - RUSSIA

    Edward Snowden slips out of Moscow airport into hiding

    Posted Aug 01st 2013, 08:22pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Moscow Fugitive former US spy agency contractor granted temporary asylum by Russian authorities Former US spy agency contractor Edward Snowden said on Thursday Russia’s decision to grant him temporary asylum was a victory for the rule of law, thanking Moscow while accusing the Obama administration of flouting international law. “Over the past eight weeks we have seen ...

  6. News - China - TECHNOLOGY

    China to probe tech giants IBM, Oracle and EMC after Snowden leaks

    Posted Aug 16th 2013, 08:09pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Shanghai Ministry and state research centre to investigate IBM, Oracle and EMC after Snowden's leaks, official newspaper says Hi-tech giants in security probe China’s Ministry of Public Security and a cabinet-level research centre are preparing to investigate IBM, Oracle and EMC over security issues, the official Shanghai Securities News said on Friday. ...

  7. News - World - RUSSIA

    Russia’s Putin ‘determined’ Snowden case will not hurt US ties

    Posted Jul 26th 2013, 09:08pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Moscow Russian President Vladimir Putin is determined not to allow a spat over Edward Snowden to hurt ties with the United States, his spokesman said on Friday. However, the spokesman, Dmitry Peskov, said Putin was not involved in talks over the fate of the 30-year-old former US spy agency contractor, who is wanted by the United States on espionage charges and has been ...

  8. News - China

    China's decision to not hand over Snowden 'undermined' co-operation, says US

    Posted Jul 12th 2013, 02:48pm by Reuters

    ... The United States on Thursday reprimanded China for not handing over fugitive leaker Edward Snowden, but the two powers saw progress elsewhere in ties including on reaching an investment treaty. In wide-ranging annual talks seen as important by Beijing, t ...

  9. News - World

    The 'Snowden Effect': US spies say militants change tactics

    Posted Jun 28th 2013, 09:09pm by Reuters

    ... But previous warnings of leaks causing damage to US security interests have proved overplayed Even as US intelligence agencies and their global partners assess potential damage from Edward Snowden’s disclosures about surveillance programs, militants have ...

  10. News - China

    China and US wage war of words over Snowden's flight from Hong Kong

    Posted Jun 25th 2013, 05:06pm by Reuters

    ... Beijing was torn about keeping Snowden or letting him go, but decided that allowing him to leave was “the lesser of three evils”, a source with ties to China’s leadership told Reuters, requesting ...




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