Germany prepares charges against US and British intelligence

spyinggermanyGermany is preparing to bring charges against US and British intelligence amid fresh allegations that the services spied far more extensively than thought on German phone and internet traffic and bugged European Union offices in America.

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Thank you for your service, Mr. Snowden

A heroic American whistleblower chooses, oh-so wisely, to expose Uncle Sam’s usurpations to the veteran reporters of the British Guardian and not to the partisan hacks of the American press. This fact tells you all you need to know about … Read the rest

British spying claims outrage Russia, Turkey and South Africa

Russia, Turkey and South Africa expressed outrage on Monday over revelations that Britain and the United States spied on foreign delegates at G20 meetings in London in 2009.

The Turkish government summoned Britain’s charge d’affaires to explain a newspaper report … Read the rest

Turkey to probe ‘scandalous’ British spying

Turkey on Monday said it had contacted British authorities to inquire about “unacceptable” newspaper allegations that Britain spied on Finance Minister Mehmet Simsek’s emails and phone calls when he was in London in 2009.

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Dept. of International Relations wants British spying on South Africa probed

international_relationsReports that Britain spied on G20 delegates, including South Africa, during meetings in London in 2009, should be investigated, the international relations and co-operation department said on Monday.

Spokesman Clayson Monyela said the government had noted with concern the reports … Read the rest

Britain spied on G20 delegates, including South Africans: report

Documents leaked by US former spy Edward Snowden appeared to show Britain spied on G20 delegates during meetings in London back in 2009, Britain’s Guardian newspaper reported Monday.

Among the officials targetted were delegates from NATO ally Turkey and from … Read the rest

Media on Mandela watch warned over unlicensed equipment

International journalists stationed outside the Pretoria hospital where former president Nelson Mandela is believed to be receiving treatment were warned about their equipment on Wednesday.

 

“… Some broadcasters had some equipment which is not licensed,” said Independent Communications Authority … Read the rest

Global netizens worried over US spying

News that the U.S. government has been snooping on Internet users worldwide came as little surprise to global netizens, who said Friday they have few expectations of online privacy as governments increasingly monitor people’s digital lives, often with Internet companies’ … Read the rest