Proposals in Congress to end the National Security Agency’s bulk collection of U.S. telephone records would compromise the agency’s ability to find and track terrorists, representatives of the intelligence community said Monday.
The US monitored the phone conversations of 35 world leaders, according to a National Security Agency document provided by its former contractor, Edward Snowden, according to The Guardian newspaper.
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Two encrypted email services have shut down because they feel threatened about having to turn over customer information to the government.
Civil rights advocates view Wednesday’s narrow defeat of a bill to curtail funds for the National Security Agency’s domestic spy programme as a sign of the growing opposition within Congress.
The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court has renewed permission to the US government for a controversial programme to collect telephone metadata in bulk.
Last month, a former CIA technician leaked information on the National Security Agency’s data gathering surveillance programme dubbed PRISM. Joe Lipscombe investigates what relevance this holds for the Middle East.
Yahoo wants the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court to order the public release of a secret order in a 2008 surveillance dispute.
The fallout from the recent disclosures of the National Security Agency’s secret surveillance programmes continues to spread.
US cloud providers could miss out on billions of euros of business from European customers due to data privacy fears around the Prism surveillance programme, the European Commission has claimed.