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France wants US to explain spying allegation

Jun 30 2013, 7:48pm CDT | by

Paris, July 1 (IANS) France has called on the US to explain spying allegation on the European Union (EU) offices in Washington, Brussels and the UN.

Paris, July 1 — France has called on the US to explain spying allegation on the European Union (EU) offices in Washington, Brussels and the UN. "We are waiting the US authorities to answer as soon...

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France wants US to explain spying allegation

Jun 30 2013, 7:48pm CDT | by

Paris, July 1 (IANS) France has called on the US to explain spying allegation on the European Union (EU) offices in Washington, Brussels and the UN.

Paris, July 1 — France has called on the US to explain spying allegation on the European Union (EU) offices in Washington, Brussels and the UN.

"We are waiting the US authorities to answer as soon as possible the legitimate questions raised by press report," reported Xinhua citing French Foreign Affairs Minister Laurent Fabius in a statement Sunday. "If these allegations would be confirmed, they would be totally unacceptable."

The US National Security Agency had tapped EU offices and gained access to EU internal computer networks, the Der Spiegel magazine reported Saturday, while stating that its report was based on confidential documents, some of which it had managed to consult via fugitive ex-CIA analyst Edward Snowden.

The US did not react immediately.

Representing almost the half of the world's total output, the US and the European Union started talks in June to forge a free trade accord expected to spur growth and create jobs on both sides of the Atlantic.

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Sep 15 2014 7:59am CDT | Source: WND

(FOX NEWS) WELLINGTON, New Zealand – Former National Security Agency systems analyst turned leaker Edward Snowden said Monday that the NSA is collecting mass surveillance data on New Zealanders through its XKeyscore program and has set up a facility in the South Pacific nation’s largest city to tap into vast amounts of data. Snowden talked via video link from Russia to hundreds of people at Auckland’s Town Hall. Shortly before he spoke, New Zealand Prime Minist ...
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Snowden: NSA collects mass data on New Zealanders

Sep 15 2014 5:13am CDT | Source: Townhall's

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Former National Security Agency systems analyst turned leaker Edward Snowden says the NSA is collecting mas ...
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A Nation of Laws?

Sep 11 2014 9:55am CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

After whistleblower Edward Snowden called attention to the illegal reach of the National Security Agency (NSA), more scrutiny turned to the unseemly behavior of top management there. So a few months back a number of jaded Washington observers noticed Keith Alexander trundling through the revolving door between his well-paid perch as the NSA Director and his new private sector gig as head of his own cybersecurity consulting firm, IronNet. At the time, there developed rampant speculation abou ...
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HUFFPOLLSTER: Terrorism Fears Rise, But Few Call It Most Important Issue

Sep 11 2014 7:44am CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

As polls find Americans find increasing concern in reaction to ISIS, very few mention terrorism as the most important problem facing the country. Democrats get some good Senate news from a new poll in Michigan. And 'other stuff' can make for better election predictions. This is HuffPollster for Thursday, September 11, 2014. RISING CONCERNS ABOUT EXTREMISM - Pew Research: "As President Obama prepares to address the nation about the militant group ISIS, th ...
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The Fix: Welcome to the post-Edward Snowden era

Sep 11 2014 5:30am CDT | Source: Post Politics: - The Washington Post

We're now just 15 months removed from Edward Snowden's first bombshell revelation about the United States' massive surveillance apparatus. But with Islamic extremists putting down roots in Syria and Iraq, Americans are very much reverting to a pre-Snowden attitude toward civil liberties. Read f ...
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Media fret over dangerous world they helped create

Sep 10 2014 12:28pm CDT | Source: WND

(Accuracy in Media) — How did the Islamic State go from being a jayvee team to an imminent threat to America in just a short time? The headline in last Friday’s Washington Times said it all: “Islamic State using leaked Snowden info to evade U.S. intelligence.” Rowan Scarborough points the finger at former NSA contractor Edward Snowden, now living in Russia under the protection of Vladimir Putin’s secret police. Scarborough says Snowden’s “top-secre ...
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Politico Columnist Pretty Sure Glenn Greenwald Has 'Peaked'

Sep 4 2014 1:31pm CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

Over at Politico, Michael Hirsh is wondering if Glenn Greenwald -- one of the select few journalists to whom former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden entrusted his cache of purloined NSA documents -- has already "peaked." I suppose that if Greenwald has peaked, it would be bad news, since the former Guardian reporter has taken his game to Pierre Omidyar's startup journalism enterprise, First Look Media. This is a point to which Hirsh alludes r ...
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Gridlock in US Intelligence Community

Sep 4 2014 9:20am CDT | Source: Big Government

Since the revelations from leaked documents provided by Edward Snowden, a US government contract employee, American intelligence practices have become a subject of international controversy. While the US Congress will likely impose some regulatory reforms, legislative action will probably not happen before next year.  Uncertainty over international affairs could further complicate efforts for Congression ...
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Mysterious Rise of Fake Mobile Phone Towers

Sep 4 2014 8:21am CDT | Source: Big Government

A group of security-conscious Americans have revealed a nationwide network of "fake" cell phone towers of unknown origin which can intercept calls, texts, and even remotely control unprotected phones. When interviewed by The Popular Science Monthly Les Goldsmith, the CEO of ESD America and manufacturer of hi-spec encrypted smartphones aimed at businessmen who regularly visit cyber-crime hotspots Russia and China, revealed some surprising findings reported by his customers. It appea ...
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