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  1. News - World - INTERNET

    WhatsApp and Open Whispers team up to encrypt messages

    Posted Nov 19th 2014, 10:44pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in San Francisco An online privacy tool endorsed by US whistle-blower Edward Snowden is being used to protect WhatsApp messages from snooping by encrypting them ... Whisper is an open-source project supported by donations and grants. During the South By Southwest conference earlier this year, former National Security Agency contractor Snowden praised tools ...

  2. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Postcard: London

    Posted Oct 25th 2014, 11:32pm by James Mottram

    ... in the fest's documentary strand. An intimate portrait of NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, documented by Laura Poitras, the bulk of the film was shot in the city over the eight extraordinary days in June 2013 when Snowden's revelations first went public. Joining him in a hotel room, along with journalists Glenn Greenwald and Ewen MacAskill, Poitras captures a man who, unlike WikiLeaks ...

  3. Lifestyle - Books

    Hong Kong's literary festival offers a packed programme of foreign and local writers

    Posted Oct 25th 2014, 11:32pm by Kate Whitehead

    ... account of what it's like to be harassed by the KGB, harangued by Russian customs officials, and denied entry to Russia. His most recent book, The Snowden Files, was published in February and unravels the mysteries behind Edward Snowden's revelations. Luke Harding: Russia's Mafia State, Nov 2, 6.30pm, Hong Kong Museum of Medical Sciences Luke Harding on Edward Snowden: Escape ...

  4. News - World - TECHNOLOGY

    Apple's iOS 8 system stops it accessing users' data even if police get warrant

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 08:21pm by WASHPOST

    ... Agency contractor Edward Snowden. The move to block police access to the latest iPhones and iPads will thrill privacy activists and frustrate officials, who have come to rely on the extensive ...

  5. News - China - TECHNOLOGY

    Beijing bans government officials from using Apple gadgets

    Posted Aug 07th 2014, 04:34am by Bien Perez and Sophie Yu

    ... greater scrutiny by government authorities since Washington indicted five Chinese military officers for industrial cybertheft in May. Revelations by whistle-blower Edward Snowden in June last year ...

  6. News - China - TECHNOLOGY

    iPhone feature could be national security threat, says Chinese broadcaster CCTV

    Posted Jul 12th 2014, 05:01am by Adrian Wan

    ... by state media. China has taken steps to vet foreign IT products more carefully after Edward Snowden, a former contractor with the US National Security Agency, said the organisation was spying ...

  7. News - China - SECURITY

    Post-Snowden China looks to 'hack-proof' quantum communications

    Posted Jun 13th 2014, 05:07am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... Snowden revealed the extent of the US' global surveillance programme, China started to build the world's longest quantum communications network, transmitting signals some 2,000km from ... by countries around the world for decades, to the general public it is something from the science fiction. The Snowden incident suddenly brought the technology in the spotlight and strengthened ...

  8. Lifestyle - Books - POLITICS

    Book review: The Snowden Files, by Luke Harding

    Posted May 04th 2014, 01:55pm by GDN

    ... David Runciman The Snowden Files by Luke Harding Guardian Faber 3.5 stars David Runciman There are two big mysteries at the heart of the Edward Snowden story. First, why did he do it? ... Snowden's backstory, which is not as straightforward as it seemed. What's striking is not so much the range of Snowden's fantasies as the depth of his political commitment. Despite ...

  9. Lifestyle - Technology - SCIENCE FOCUS

    Snowden's leak about spies tapping apps fires tech privacy debate

    Posted Feb 02nd 2014, 02:07am by GUARDIAN

    ... Dan Nolan Developers of mobile games need to agree levels of user data collection with their consumers in order to maintain trust Snowden's leak of taps on apps should fire privacy ... by the Edward Snowden leaks. The most recent revelation- that the NSA has been targeting analytics data from mobile app developers- is something very close to my heart because I am a mobile developer. ...

  10. Lifestyle - Technology - INTERNET

    US hands management of internet to 'global multi-stakeholder community'

    Posted Mar 16th 2014, 05:54am by AFP

    ... NSA documents from former contractor Edward Snowden. "The Snowden disclosures are merely a pretext," Castro said in a blog post. "While the NSA revelations have rightly angered ...




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