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UK ‘spied on Argentina’ over Falklands, claims Edward Snowden

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According to reports in the Argentine media, Britain was concerned that Argentina could launch another attempt to reclaim the Falkland Islands. The two nations fought a war over the islands in 1982. Last month the British government announced it was

Snowden live: whistleblower testifies by video link at ‘mass surveillance’ hearing

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“Edward Snowden has triggered a massive public debate on privacy in the internet age” said Pieter Omtzigt, Netherlands EPP. “Among other things, we hope to ask him what his revelations mean for ordinary users, how they should try to protect

‘Unacceptable and shocking’: France demands explanation for NSA spying

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France has called for an explanation for the “unacceptable” and “shocking” reports of NSA spying on French citizens. Leaked documents revealed the spy agency records millions of phone calls and monitors politicians and high-profile business people. The US Ambassador to

‘Operation Socialist’: UK spy agency behind Belgian telecom hack

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UK spy agency GCHQ carried out hack attacks on telecoms firm Belgacom, data divulged by Edward Snowden has revealed. Fingers initially pointed to the NSA when Belgian authorities reported a “foreign state” had invaded the networks of the state company.

France launches investigation into U.S. spy program

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PARIS: French prosecutors are investigating alleged U.S. spying under the Prism surveillance program following complaints by two human rights organizations, sources close to the case said Wednesday. They launched an investigation on July 16 into fraudulent access to personal data