News tagged with nsa

Google boss says US data spying is "outrageous"

Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt said reports that the US government spied on the Internet giant's data centres were "outrageous" and potentially illegal if proved true, in an interview Monday.

dateNov 04, 2013 in Internet
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US proving Internet-adept and inept at same time

When it comes to computers, the Obama administration appears simultaneously to be an amateur and a wizard. The same government that reportedly intercepted the communications of leading U.S. consumer technology ...

dateOct 31, 2013 in Internet
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'NSA eavesdropped on 35 world leaders'

US spies eavesdropped on the phone conversations of 35 world leaders after White House, Pentagon and State Department officials gave them the numbers, The Guardian reported Thursday.

dateOct 24, 2013 in Internet
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Report: NSA collecting millions of contact listss

The National Security Agency has been sifting through millions of contact lists from personal email and instant messaging accounts around the world—including those of Americans—in its effort to find possible ...

dateOct 15, 2013 in Internet
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Growing backlash to government surveillance

From Silicon Valley to the South Pacific, counterattacks to revelations of widespread National Security Agency surveillance are taking shape, from a surge of new encrypted email programs to technology that ...

dateOct 13, 2013 in Internet
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US official admits testing US cellphone tracking

National Security Agency chief Gen. Keith Alexander revealed Wednesday that his spy agency once tested whether it could track Americans' cell phone locations, in addition to its practice of sweeping broad ...

dateOct 02, 2013 in Internet
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