News tagged with nsa

German prosecutor: Still weighing NSA probe

Germany's chief federal prosecutor says he hasn't decided whether to open an investigation into alleged surveillance by the U.S. National Security Agency but is suggesting that he's skeptical.

dateDec 11, 2013 in Internet
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Reagan's role in NSA's hack of Google and Yahoo

Back when Yahoo was something hollered at a rodeo and no one could conceive of Googling anything, President Ronald Reagan signed an executive order that extended the power of U.S. intelligence agencies overseas, allowing ...

dateNov 20, 2013 in Internet
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NSA violations compared to Obamacare website ills

The U.S. intelligence community's top lawyer on Tuesday defended the surveillance violations by staff of the National Security Agency by comparing programs that collect mass amounts of information on Americans ...

dateNov 19, 2013 in Internet
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Supreme Court rejects plea to look at NSA program

The Supreme Court is refusing to intervene in the controversy surrounding the National Security Agency, rejecting a call from a privacy group to stop NSA from collecting the telephone records of millions of Verizon customers ...

dateNov 18, 2013 in Internet
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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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