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  1. News - Hong Kong

    Hong Kong minister rejects US accusations of deliberately delaying Snowden's arrest

    Posted Jun 25th 2013, 09:21pm by Lai Ying-kit

    ... failed to provide crucial information necessary to support its request for the arrest of whistle-blower Edward Snowden before he had left the city. The missing information included things as basic as a confirmation of Snowden’s full name and passport number, Secretary for Justice Rimsky Yuen Kwok-keung said on Tuesday. “Up to the moment Snowden left the city, the US government had ...

  2. News - Hong Kong

    Chief executive denies US accusation of feigning confusion over Snowden's name

    Posted Jun 27th 2013, 05:44pm by Lai Ying-kit

    ... Edward Snowden’s name as a pretext for not detaining the intelligence leaker before he departed to Russia. A US Justice Department spokeswoman earlier on Thursday said Hong Kong was simply trying to create a pretext when it asked the US for a clarification of Snowden’s middle name. The spokeswoman said that because Snowden’s image was widely available through news outlets, Hong Kong’s ...

  3. News - Hong Kong

    NSA whistleblower content to have sparked surveillance debate, says reporter

    Posted Jun 10th 2013, 02:53pm by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com The search for NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden's whereabouts in Hong Kong ended up with a meeting at a Kowloon hotel on Monday morning ... have taken place at the W Hotel at Kowloon Station. This has led some to speculate that Snowden, who according to The Guardian has been in Hong Kong since May 20th, may have been staying ...

  4. Lifestyle - Technology

    US cybersurveillance plans will spark legal challenges: Wikipedia pioneer

    Posted Aug 12th 2013, 10:51am by BIEN PEREZ

    ... was apparently prompted by revelations leaked a couple months ago to select media by Edward Snowden, the fugitive former US intelligence contractor who has successfully received temporary asylum in Russia. In an interview with The South China Morning Post in June, Snowden alleged that hundreds of computers in Hong Kong and the mainland had been targeted by the US National Security Agency ...

  5. News - China

    EXCLUSIVE: US spies on Chinese mobile phone companies, steals SMS data: Edward Snowden

    Posted Jun 22nd 2013, 09:52pm by Lana Lam, STEPHEN CHEN

    ... Lana Lam and Stephen Chen The US government is stealing millions of text messages in their hacking attacks on major Chinese mobile phone companies, Edward Snowden has told the Post US hacked Chinese telecoms firms The US government is hacking Chinese mobile phone companies to steal millions of text messages, Edward Snowden has told the South China Morning Post. And the former ...

  6. Lifestyle - Technology

    NSA revelations reframe digital life for some

    Posted Jul 23rd 2013, 01:59pm by AP

    ... really hesitate.” Last month former government contractor Edward Snowden leaked documents revealing that the National Security Agency, as part of its anti-terrorism efforts, had collected ... me as an American.” “I don’t think I should have to worry,” he said. Cryptocat said it nearly doubled its number of users in two days after Snowden revealed himself as the source of leaks ...

  7. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Before Snowden, Mark Klein tried to expose warrantless US surveillance

    Posted Jun 13th 2013, 12:58pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in San Francisco Before there was Edward Snowden and the leak of explosive documents showing widespread government surveillance, there was Mark Klein ... disclosures to determine if they bolster their case. Snowden, 29, a former CIA employee who most recently worked as a contractor for the National Security Agency, admitted leaking details of two ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    American exceptionalism, seen through the prism of American blunders

    Posted Jun 14th 2013, 08:47am by Reuters

    ... China’s IP theft when these practices work perfectly well and Beijing can categorise America’s cyber practices as a step too far, also? In recent interviews, Edward Snowden, the man who leaked ...

  9. Google goes to court over US surveillance requests

    Posted Jun 20th 2013, 03:08pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Seattle Google challenges US surveillance court on First Amendment grounds Reuters in Seattle Google asked the US Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court on Tuesday to allow it to publish aggregate numbers of national security requests it recei ...

  10. News - World

    Canada says not receiving surveillance data from US spying programme Prism

    Posted Jun 11th 2013, 09:42am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Ottawa Canada has no access to data gathered by a top-secret US government surveillance programme, but the nation’s secret signals intelligence agency is monitoring foreign phone and internet traffic, officials said on Monday. An ex-CIA employe ...




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