Tag: Glenn Greenwald

New Zealand spying on Pacific allies for ‘Five Eyes’ and NSA, Snowden files show

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New Zealand is spying indiscriminately on its allies in the Pacific region and sharing the information with the US and the other “Five Eyes” alliance states, according to documents from the whistleblower Edward Snowden. The secret papers, published by the

The Guardian wins an Emmy for coverage of NSA revelations

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The Guardian US has won an Emmy for its groundbreaking coverage of Edward Snowden’s disclosures about mass surveillance by US intelligence agencies. The Guardian’s multimedia interactive feature NSA Decoded was announced as the winner in the new approaches: current news

Volokh Conspiracy: Snowden fatigue is spreading abroad

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If you think Edward Snowden and Glenn Greenwald have stopped attacking NSA, you haven’t been following them closely enough. While American media have largely lost interest in Snowden and Greenwald, the pair continue to campaign outside the United States against the intelligence

New Zealand Prime Minister denied internet cables tapped by NSA

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John Key categorically ruled out any access of internet cables in New Zealand during questions about a visit from an engineer from the United States’ National Security Agency. The specific denial runs head on into a specific claim by journalist

After Edward Snowden, US government now fears it has new mole

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The US government fears that the US intelligence agencies have a second mole who is feeding top secret information to journalists, it has been reported. The existence of a second high-level leaker – separate from the former defence contractor Edward

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We are currently working on a new supplement about intelligence and espionage.  We are searching for people who really know their way around intelligence subjects, who are passionate and have a talent for writing;  these could be freelancers or journalists, better if

Who Can Respect a System That Helps the CIA to Behave This Way?

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If a Senate or CIA employee decides to leak an unredacted copy of the 6,000-page report on the brutal torture of numerous human beings under President George W. Bush, there will be dismay among many national-security officials, D.C. think-tank employees,

Obama’s ‘helplessness’ an act: Snowden reveals scale of US aid to Israel

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The turmoil gripping the Middle East is a direct result of the provision of cash, weapons and surveillance to Israel by the US, the latest Snowden leak illustrates. Obama’s “helpless detachment” is just for show, the Intercept’s Glenn Greenwald writes.

Surveillance paradise: How one man spied on NSA in Bahamas

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Following reports the Bahamas are under total NSA surveillance, Nimrod Kamer went to the Caribbean state to investigate for RT how its people cope without any privacy and why local authorities refuse to lift a finger to restore it. Kamer,

NSA Has ‘Far-Reaching’ Partnership With Israeli Intelligence Agency

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Documents published Monday by The Intercept revealed the “far-reaching” extent of the U.S. National Security Agency’s collaboration with Israeli intelligence services. The revelations came as the U.S. State Department criticized Israel for its “disgraceful” shelling of a U.N. school, and

The Snowden Effect: This Is Still Not America

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Now, it’s the folks at Human Rights Watch who are pointing out that, while Edward Snowden, International Man Of Luggage, is not very good on television, and while Glenn Greenwald’s probably a major doodyhead whom nobody will play with at

Snowden’s year in Russia: From airport hideout to mystery location

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With his life being made into a Hollywood movie, ex-NSA analyst Edward Snowden executed the biggest intelligence leak in history and outwitted the spy agency to mark the one-year anniversary of his stay in Russia – his surprise haven from

Pakistan, Iran, and… USA? New heatmap shows where NSA hacks

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A screenshot from the National Security Agency’s Boundless Informant visualization tool shows that the NSA was heavily focusing its network hacking efforts in 2013 on Iran and Pakistan. All the while, the NSA also had active “computer network exploits” within

Silicon Valley Is Key to Limiting NSA Surveillance

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A little more than a year ago, journalist Glenn Greenwald and his then-colleagues at the Guardian, Laura Poitras and Ewen MacAskill, set off for Hong Kong to meet a mysterious source who promised unprecedented information about the United States’ intelligence

The Limits of Signals Intelligence

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When scary geopolitical events happen, Americans are particularly likely to speak favorably about the national-security state. This is understandable: The national-security state encompasses a lot of hardworking men and women engaged in legitimate efforts to protect us, sometimes by putting

Greenwald: ‘European leaders have not shown Brazil’s courage’

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DW: The so-called “Handygate” scandal – the monitoring of Chancellor Merkel’s phone by the NSA: Were German intelligence services aware of those efforts? Glenn Greenwald: The documents published by Der Spiegel that reported on the NSA’s surveillance on Chancellor Merkel’s

The 3 Major Obstacles To Any Snowden Plea Deal

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Federal prosecutors recently held discussions with the Washington lawyer of fugitive NSA contractor Edward Snowden, according to Bill Gertz of The Washington Free Beacon. Two weeks ago, NBC reported that “negotiations have not yet begun.” Plato Cacheris, Snowden’s D.C. lawyer,

Keith Alexander Needs a Hug

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One year ago today, an article popped up on the website of the U.S. edition of the Guardian: “NSA Collecting Phone Records of Millions of Verizon Customers Daily.” It was a blockbuster story that would presage a year of drip-drip

NSA Fires Back at Snowden and Claims His Email Didn’t Raise “Concerns About Wrongdoing”

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Update, Thursday, 2:25 EDT: The NSA has released the email it received from Edward Snowden on April 5, 2013. In the email, Snowden posed questions regarding a training session. He asked whether presidential executive orders supersede federal laws. He also asked

Glenn Greenwald to publish list of U.S. citizens that NSA spied on

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Glenn Greenwald, one of the reporters who chronicled the document dump by National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden via the U.K. press, now said he’s set to publish his most dramatic piece yet: The names of those in the United