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

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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

Intelligence agencies have direct access to telcoms’ infrastructure, Vodafone reveals

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Government intelligence agencies have direct access to telecommunication companies’ infrastructure which allows them to spy and record phone calls leaving no paper trail, the UK’s largest mobile phone company Vodafone has revealed. The British operator said wires have been attached

China accuses U.S. of hypocrisy amid charges of economic espionage

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Chinese diplomats in Washington have accused the United States of hypocrisy after authorities in Beijing were charged with economic cyber-espionage earlier this week. Unresolved allegations that the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) spied on a U.S. company’s Chinese competitor have resurfaced amid