Tag: North America

Tony Abbott defends role of Five Eyes intelligence alliance

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Tony Abbott has defended the role of the Five Eyes intelligence-sharing alliance while on tour in North America, saying it should never apologise for “doing what’s necessary”, and confirmed he is hoping to meet Rupert Murdoch in New York. The

Encrypted Web Traffic More Than Doubles After NSA Revelations

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Google search guru Matt Cutts says we should encrypt the entire internet. And he’s not alone. In the wake of Edward Snowden’s revelations of widespread internet eavesdropping by the NSA, the human rights organization Access is also campaigning for all

Brazilian president postpones Washington visit over NSA spying

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The Brazilian president, Dilma Rousseff, snubbed Barack Obama on Tuesday by postponing an official visit to Washington in protest at the spying activities of the US National Security Agency. The row between the biggest economies in North and South America