News tagged with edward snowden

US government to declassify parts of secret order

(AP)—The U.S. government says it will declassify parts of a 2008 secret court order that required Yahoo to turn over customer data under the National Security Agency's PRISM data-gathering program.

Sep 13, 2013
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Report: NSA can access most smartphone data

The U.S. National Security Agency is able to crack protective measures on iPhones, BlackBerry and Android devices, giving it access to users' data on all major smartphones, according to a report Sunday in ...

Sep 08, 2013
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US study finds online privacy concerns on the rise

Americans are sharing more personal information online than ever, but they also want to better control who can see it, according to a study released Thursday by the Pew Research Center's Internet and American ...

Sep 05, 2013
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Lawyer: UK mounts criminal inquiry into NSA leaks

Britain has launched a criminal investigation into Edward Snowden's leak of classified material to the Guardian newspaper and is sifting through documents it seized from the partner of one of the paper's ...

Aug 22, 2013
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'Boyfriend Tracker' app raises stir in Brazil

Brazilians were outraged when they learned their country was a top target of the U.S. National Security Agency's overseas spying operation, with data from billions of calls and emails swept up in Washington's ...

Aug 22, 2013
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UK govt ordered official to stem Guardian leaks

Britain's government ordered the country's top civil servant to ask the Guardian newspaper to destroy data leaked by former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden, senior ministers said Wednesday.

Aug 21, 2013
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