Winds of Change: Barack Obama

Senator Barack Obama, a Democrat from Illinois, has been elected the first African-American president of the U.S., news organizations declared …

Cisco’s Chambers requests Obama intervention

Cisco Systems’ CEO John Chambers has written to U.S. President Barack Obama, asking for his intervention so that U.S. technology sales are not affected by a loss in trust as a result of reports of surveillance by the U.S. National Security Agency.

Obama's proposed NSA changes leave question marks

U.S. President Barack Obama called for changes to National Security Agency surveillance, with new privacy advocates assigned to a surveillance court and a transition away from a controversial telephone records collection programme in the U.S.

Intercept: NSA targets American Muslims

More than 40 privacy, civil rights and religious groups have called on President Barack Obama’s administration to provide a “full public accounting” of long-time email surveillance of prominent Muslims living in the U.S., following a news report detailing the spying by the U.S. National Security Agency and FBI.


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