Fugitive US intelligence contractor Edward Snowden has opened an account on the social network website Twitter.
His opening tweet was: “Can you hear me now?”
In his profile, Mr Snowden says he “used to work for the government. Now I … Read the rest
China has bashed the US with its own “Human Rights Record of the United States in 2014”, argumentatively advising Washington that it should take a look in the mirror before pointing fingers.
Beijing has answered the US with its own … Read the rest
The leader of France’s far right Front National party, Marine Le Pen, has declared that the United States is not “an ally or a friend” to the French, in light of Wikileaks reports that the National Security Agency (NSA) spied … Read the rest
Cellphone signals were being jammed at South Africa’s Parliament ahead of the State of the Nation address, journalists and MPs reported. Now Bilderberg seems to have followed the move.
After visiting one of the closest spots to the InterAlpen hotel … Read the rest
As US mass surveillance continues to make headlines, one man has had enough. Philip Zimmermann, creator of one of the most widely-used encryption systems, has moved his company to Switzerland, claiming societies need to “roll back” surveillance tactics.
Expressing his … Read the rest
The Chinese navy issued warnings eight times as a U.S. surveillance plane on Wednesday swooped over islands that Beijing is using to extend its zone of influence.
The series of man-made islands and the massive Chinese military build-up on them … Read the rest
A computer security expert has revealed that he accessed aircraft control systems on up to 20 occasions, according to an FBI search warrant.
The founder of One World Labs, Chris Roberts, was detained for questioning and had his hardware confiscated … Read the rest
European aviation consortium Airbus said it would file criminal charges over industrial espionage, following reports that US and German foreign intelligence spied on the industry giant.
“We are aware that as a large company in the sector, we are a … Read the rest
A group of leading human rights NGOs in Britain are taking the UK government to the European Court of Human Rights over invasive mass surveillance practices they warn violate Britons’ right to privacy and freedom of expression.
The court appeal, … Read the rest
An SUV truck drove into the gates of the National Security Agency headquarters on Monday morning. One of the two alleged attackers was shot dead at the scene by security.
Police sources say two more are being treated for injuries … Read the rest
Andrew Cockburn has written a must-read book. The title is Kill Chain: The Rise Of The High-Tech Assassins. The title could just as well be: How the US Government and US Military Became Murder, Inc.
The US military no longer … Read the rest
US spies operate in Switzerland without much fear of being unmasked, because Swiss intelligence, though knowledgeable and very professional, poses no threat to them, former NSA contributor Edward Snowden told Swiss TV.
“The reason that made Switzerland so interesting as … Read the rest
Swedish prosecutors have asked for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange’s approval to question him in London where he is currently holed up in the Ecuadorian embassy, the prosecutors said on Friday.
The prosecutor is also asking to conduct a DNA test.… Read the rest
British intelligence chiefs have threatened to halt their sharing of information with their German counterparts if Germany goes ahead with a parliamentary inquiry into British and US spying, according German media reports.
The British are worried that German politicians could … Read the rest