A federal program which utilizes warrantless searches of foreigners’ communications is legal, according to a government oversight report, but cautions that the “intentional abuse” from the FISA searches could allow for Americans’ private information to be mishandled by the government.
Information can be rerouted to overseas servers that are then collected by federal agents.
The House of Representatives passed a late-night vote on Thursday to cut funding to two of the National Security Agency’s most controversial practices: warrantless collection of Americans’ online data and the installation of surveillance “backdoors” on commercial tech products.
Telecommunications company Vodafone’s report on government surveillance of its customers in 29 countries reveals more than first meets the eye — and is raising questions from Dublin to Delhi about how much spying on email and telephone chats happens in secret.
Edward Snowden’s story is being told in comic book form.
The former director of the National Security and Central Intelligence agencies, Gen. Michael Hayden, says that President Barack Obama’s withdrawal plan in Afghanistan will lead to the same “dangerous” situation from the fall-out in Iraq.
Secretary of State John Kerry had harsh words for former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden.
Glenn Greenwald’s book contains documents showing NSA intercepting computer networking devices and planting spyware before they were shipped overseas.
Greenwald Blasts Clinton 2016: ‘They’ll Probably Have A Gay Person After Hillary To Do The Same Thing’
The former Guardian journalist who helped publish former NSA contractor Edward Snowden’s leaks last year took a series of scathing shots at former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, and the possibility of her 2016 presidential run
They come from different worlds — the buttoned-down political culture of Washington and the entrepreneurial, socks-optional, let’s-do-this-faster ethos of Silicon Valley.