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Telephone surveillance

Surveillance whistleblower Edward Snowden hiding in Hong Kong

The 29-year-old employee of defence contractor Booz Allen Hamilton has revealed his identity and location in a series of interviews published today. "I have no intention of hiding who I am because I know I have done nothing wrong," he told The Guardian.

Monday, 10 June, 2013, 2:32pm 20 comments

Report: NSA contract worker is surveillance source

WASHINGTON (AP) — A 29-year-old contractor who claims to have worked at the National Security Agency and the CIA was revealed Sunday as the source of disclosures about the U.S. government's secret surveillance programs, risking prosecution by the U.S. government.

13 Jun 2013 - 7:24am 1 comment

US spies on citizens and foreigners by tapping into web and phone traffic

US spies are secretly tapping into servers of nine internet giants including Apple, Facebook, Microsoft and Google in a vast anti- terror sweep targeting foreigners.

8 Jun 2013 - 5:03am 2 comments

Obama seems to have found same answers as Bush on security

The news that Barack Obama continued the Bush administration's domestic telephone surveillance programme, then extended it to internet operators, is sparking new doubts about a president who campaigned as a champion of civil liberties and greater transparency.

8 Jun 2013 - 3:00am 1 comment