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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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The Cost of Surveillance

Jul 30 2014 7:20am CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

American foreign policy has long been an exercise of divided labor. For more than fifty years, we have parceled out responsibility for guiding America's path in the world among the Departments of State and Defense, the CIA, the NSA, and other smaller agencies. This arrangement has always presented challenges, but has come to a head with the latest wave of embarrassing revelations regarding our nation's espionage activities in Europe ...
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USIS under fire

Jul 29 2014 9:22pm CDT | Source: POLITICO

The company also conducted background checks of Edward Snowden and the Navy Yard sho ...
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Bob Schieffer Has Some Very...Strong Opinions About Gaza

Jul 29 2014 10:59am CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

Sometimes it seems as though there are two versions of CBS's Bob Schieffer. One is the avuncular, low-key host of "Face the Nation" who rarely makes waves. And the other is the sharply opinionated pundit who makes dramatic comments about subjects like Edward Snowden and Syria. That second character was in evidence on Sunday, when Schieffer offered this take on the ongoing violence in Gaza. In the Middle East, the Palestinian people find themselves in the grip of a terrorist g ...
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ACLU Supports Senate NSA Reform Bill

Jul 29 2014 9:30am CDT | Source: American Civil Liberties Union

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: media@aclu.org WASHINGTON – Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) introduced a bill today that would scale back the NSA’s surveillance powers by requiring a specific phone number or other “selector” before the NSA can collect certain records, provide for greater transparency to prevent abuse, and create a public advocate to represent privacy concerns in the secret Foreign Intelligenc ...
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German minister: best for Snowden to return to US

Jul 29 2014 6:30am CDT | Source: Townhall's

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's justice minister says the best outcome for National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden would be a dea ...
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Patrick Leahy To Propose Strong Curbs On NSA Phone Data Collection

Jul 28 2014 6:15pm CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

WASHINGTON, July 28 (Reuters) - A new Senate proposal to curb the government's bulk collection of Americans' telephone records and increase transparency about the program has White House backing and may get more traction with critics who have dismissed other bills as too weak. Democratic U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy, chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, will introduce the legislati ...
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NSA Losing Interest in Return of Edward Snowden

Jul 28 2014 8:57am CDT | Source: Big Government

New reports say that the National Security Administration (NSA) is beginning to lose interest in making any deals for the return Edward Snowden to the United States. According to The Hill, NSA Deputy Director Rick Ledgett pointed out at the Aspen Security Forum in Colorado that the hundreds of thousands of pages of U.S. intelligence stolen by Edward Snowden are starting to age and become irrelevant. "As time ...
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Mass Surveillance Is Corroding American Democracy, Human Rights Report Concludes

Jul 28 2014 8:29am CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

NEW YORK -- Being a lawyer or a reporter increasingly means adopting the paranoid tactics of a drug dealer, a joint Human Rights Watch and American Civil Liberties Union report released Monday determined, with poisonous results for democracy at home and abroad. In the wake of President Barack Obama's prosecutions of national security leakers and the revelations of former National Security Agency contract ...
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9/11 Commission Report A Decade Later: Threats Have Evolved, U.S. Hasn't

Jul 21 2014 11:01pm CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

WASHINGTON -- The authors of the seminal 9/11 Commission report have produced a new study, a decade after the first, painting an often alarming picture of the country’s vulnerability to another terrorist attack. The report, released Tuesday, praises some federal actions for making the country ”better equipped to prevent and respond to terrorist attacks than in 2001.” The commission, led by Chairman Tom Kean and Vice Chairman Lee Hamilton, points to the federalization of airport security, upg ...
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Snowden seeks to develop anti-surveillance tech

Jul 21 2014 1:09pm CDT | Source: WND

(REUTERS) — Edward Snowden, a former U.S. spy agency contractor who leaked details of major U.S. surveillance programs, called on supporters at a hacking conference to spur development of easy-to-use technologies to subvert government surveillance programs around the globe. Snowden, who addressed conference attendees on Saturday via video link from Moscow, said he intends to devote much of his time to promoting such ...
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