By Eric Margolis
“Gentlemen do not read other gentlemen’s mail” sniffed US Secretary of State Henry Stimson in 1929 when told that American cryptographers had broken Japan’s naval and diplomatic codes.
Stimson, who later headed the War Department, ordered code-breaking … Read the rest
Brazil plans to divorce itself from the US-centric Internet over Washington’s widespread online spying.
This is a move that many experts fear will be a potentially dangerous first step toward politically fracturing a global network built with minimal interference by … Read the rest
British authorities faced increasing pressure Monday to explain why they used anti-terror laws to detain the partner of a journalist who worked with US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden.
David Miranda — the Brazilian partner of Glenn Greenwald, an American journalist … Read the rest
Germany’s three biggest email providers announced Friday a partnership to bolster the security of messages sent between them in the wake of revelations of US online surveillance.
Telecommunications giant Deutsche Telekom as well as GMX and Web.de, both subsidiaries of … Read the rest