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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 | 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...

UK Spy Boss: Al Qaeda 'Rubbing Their Hands In Glee' Over Snowden Leaks

AP | CASSANDRA VINOGRAD and RAPHAEL SATTER | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

LONDON — LONDON (AP) — Al-Qaida and other British intelligence targets are having a field day with the leaks from former National Security Age...

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...

The Guardian: UK Spying Scandal Even Bigger Than In U.S.

AP | RAPHAEL SATTER | Posted 08.21.2013 | World

LONDON — British spies are running an online eavesdropping operation so vast that internal documents say it even outstrips the United States' in...

World Reacts Angirly To News Of UK Spying

AP | RAPHAEL SATTER | Posted 06.17.2013 | World

LONDON -- A newspaper report that British eavesdropping agency GCHQ repeatedly hacked into foreign diplomats' phones and emails has prompted an angry ...

Report: UK Spies Hacked Foreign Diplomats

AP | RAPHAEL SATTER | Posted 08.16.2013 | World

LONDON — The Guardian newspaper says the British eavesdropping agency GCHQ repeatedly hacked into foreign diplomats' phones and emails when the U.K....

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.

Spy Kids: U.K. Starts Secret Agent Apprentice Program

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 12.18.2012 | World

LONDON — How's this for a job title – secret agent's apprentice? The British government is recruiting teenage apprentice spies and codebr...

On Her Majesty’s Secret Service

AP | Posted 11.13.2012 | Technology

LONDON (AP) — Britain's government says a new research institute partly funded by the country's eavesdropping spy agency will ask mathematicians and...

Spy Agency To Hackers: Crack This Code, Win A Job

AP | CASSANDRA VINOGRAD | Posted 02.01.2012 | Technology

LONDON — Can you crack the code? That's the question Britain's electronic listening agency, GCHQ, is asking in an online campaign to find the n...

UK Spies Replace Terrorists' Online Bomb Instructions With Cupcake Recipe

AP | By PAISLEY DODDS | Posted 11.19.2012 | Home

LONDON -- Britain's spy agencies have a new message for terrorists: make cupcakes, not war. Intelligence agents managed to hack into the extremist ...

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...