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British Spies Battled To Stop Harry Potter Secrets From Being Leaked

Reuters | Lee Moran | Posted 04.10.2016 | Entertainment

LONDON (Reuters) - Usually concerned with top secret matters affecting national security, Britain's eavesdropping spy agency GCHQ was also on the look...

Recession, Falklands Complicate Business Ties With Brazil

Eric Ehrmann | Posted 04.25.2015 | Politics
Eric Ehrmann

Hoping to improve its flagging reputation in major financial markets Brazil is putting a business-to-business spin on this week's Brazil-UK strategic dialogue in London.

NSA, British Spies Hacked SIM Card Maker, Had Access To Billions Of Phones: Report

Reuters | Eric Auchard | Posted 04.22.2015 | Technology

U.S. and British spies hacked into the world's biggest maker of phone SIM cards.

Davos 2015 Takes Aim at the Future of the Internet (and Cyber-security)

Andrea Stroppa | Posted 03.22.2015 | Technology
Andrea Stroppa

Ongoing events and radical changes affecting today's society require a reassessment of power balances and technological advancements, while also reaffirming the urgency, already expressed in several public events, to draft and implement common policies at an International level.

The War on Privacy Is Over

Eric Yaverbaum | Posted 05.13.2014 | Politics
Eric Yaverbaum

The war on privacy is already over. We can stop discussing if and how corporations and the government will take our most personal possessions. It's ti...

Spies Are Reportedly Collecting Webcam Images In Bulk

Reuters | Julia Fioretti | Posted 04.29.2014 | Technology

By Julia Fioretti LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's spy agency GCHQ intercepted millions of people's webcam chats and stored still images of...

Gerry Smith

Don't Believe The Hype: These New Services Won't Protect You From The NSA

HuffingtonPost.com | Gerry Smith | Posted 02.06.2014 | Technology

On its website, the company Private WiFi sells virtual private networks that it says can resist government snooping. “Don’t want the government to...

UN Launching Investigation Into Surveillance

The Guardian | Posted 12.02.2013 | World

The UN's senior counter-terrorism official is to launch an investigation into the surveillance powers of American and British intelligence agencies fo...

The Spies Who Hate Us

William J. Furney | Posted 12.16.2013 | World
William J. Furney

Britain and America's Orwellian spy agencies seem to think they know what's best for their respective, snooped-upon citizens, even if it means apparent side-stepping of democratic institutions designed to keep them in check.

The Guardian's Computer Smash-Up Story Grows Increasingly Bizarre

Bob Cesca | Posted 10.23.2013 | Politics
Bob Cesca

Every publication makes mistakes. Every major publication has, at some point, botched a story. But the way things are going with The Guardian as it publishes this series of Edward Snowden "bombshells," we're well beyond isolated glitches.

Guardian Editor: U.K. 'Security Experts' Entered Offices And Oversaw Destruction Of Hard Drives

The Huffington Post | Adam Goldberg | Posted 08.21.2013 | Media

Alan Rusbridger, editor of The Guardian, wrote on Monday about an unsettling encounter with "security experts" from the U.K.'s GCHQ intelligence agenc...

UK Spy Agency's Use of U.S. Data Was Legal, Parliament Says

Reuters | Posted 09.16.2013 | World

LONDON, July 17 (Reuters) - Britain's electronic surveillance agency did not circumvent the law by using data gathered by a clandestine U.S. spy pro...

Welcome to the Decentralization of Your Life

Alan W. Silberberg | Posted 08.11.2013 | Technology
Alan W. Silberberg

The world has become de-centralized. Your life is decentralized in ways you could not have imagined even 10 years ago. You carry the power of what was the world's most powerful computer 20 years ago in your pocket now.

Police Hunting 2 People In Slain British Spy Case

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LONDON (AP) -- Police investigating the mystery death of a British spy say they are hunting for two people seen entering his apartment block. Gareth...