News tagged with foreigners

Legal loophole lets Germany spy on own citizens

German lawmakers probing the surveillance activities of the U.S. National Security Agency have uncovered a legal loophole that allows the country's foreign intelligence agency to spy on its own citizens.

Nov 29, 2014
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Yahoo reports 29,000 data requests

Yahoo received some 29,000 government requests for data on its users this year, with almost half coming from the United States, according to the company's global transparency report released Friday.

Sep 07, 2013
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Australia won't pay to climate fund

(AP)—Australia will continue to directly pay for climate change adaptation in vulnerable South Pacific island nations through its aid budget rather than donate to a U.N. Green Climate Fund designed for ...

Dec 05, 2014
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Google launches online constitution archive

Internet giant Google launched an archive of the world's constitutions Monday in a new online initiative designed to help countries emerging from conflicts or political crises.

Sep 24, 2013
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Twitter says hackers compromise 250K accounts

Twitter confirmed Friday that it had become the latest victim in a number of high-profile cyber-attacks against media companies, saying that hackers may have gained access to information on 250,000 of its ...

Feb 02, 2013
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Web giants get broader surveillance revelations

Facebook and Microsoft Corp. representatives said Friday night that after negotiations with national security officials their companies have been given permission to make new but still very limited revelations ...

Jun 15, 2013
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