Tag: San Francisco

What We Know About the NSA and AT&T’s Spying Pact


Two stories published almost a decade ago by WIRED and Salon provide in-depth details about the secret rooms at AT&T facilities in San Francisco, Missouri, and other areas across the US that the NSA used to siphon internet data. According

‘Demoralized’ NSA Is Trying To Recruit Silicon Valley Talent

NSA Director Adm. Michael Rogers answers question at Reuters CyberSecurity Summit in Washington

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – The U.S. National Security Agency is turning to Silicon Valley for topflight talent, but first it has to rebuild trust. Anne Neuberger, special assistant to NSA Director Michael Rogers, said this week she feared the agency would

Silicon Valley Is Key to Limiting NSA Surveillance


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

NSA surveillance goes beyond Orwell’s imagination – Alan Rusbridger

Alan Rusbridger, Guardian editor

The potential of the surveillance state goes way beyond anything in George Orwell's 1984, Alan Rusbridger, the Guardian's editor-in-chief, told an audience in New York on Monday. Speaking in the wake of a series of revelations in the Guardian about

Court OKs immunity for telecoms in U.S. wiretap case


SAN FRANCISCO — A U.S. appeals court on Thursday said a 2008 law granting telecommunications companies legal immunity for helping the National Security Agency with an email and telephone eavesdropping program is constitutional. The case had consolidated 33 lawsuits filed