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Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff

Brazil outlines plans to ban NSA

The Brazilian government has unveiled plans to block the controversial US spying agency, the National Security Agency (NSA) it has been revealed. Proposals put forward so far include plans to lay an underwater fiber optic cable directly to Europe so as to avoid routing the country’s internet connections through the US. Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff announced recently that her government[Read More…]

Britain tops Russia and Uganda in Big Brother surveillance scandal

Britain tops Russia and Uganda in Big Brother surveillance scandal

Big brother is alive and well in Britain it seems after new data revealed that men and women in the UK are placed under more surveillance than those living in countries such as Russia, Serbia and Uganda. Facebook has published its first Transparency Report which tracks the amount of requests for personal data that the governments demand about their citizens[Read More…]

Thousands of protesters gather in Germany against mass surveillance

Thousands of protesters gather in Germany against mass surveillance

Protesters have taken to the streets to campaign against a mass spying program that is currently sweeping across Europe. The surveillance is being carried out in collaboration with US spy agency the NSA, together with other Nato countries. Demonstrations have taken place in several German cities with protesters angry at their country’s participation in the NSA global espionage program. Thousands[Read More…]

NSA continues to wage war on privacy in partnership with Microsoft

NSA continues to wage war on privacy in partnership with Microsoft

Another twist has been unveiled in the ongoing war against privacy, after Microsoft have become the latest corporation to be exposed in the NSA hacking scandal. Top secret documents obtained by the Guardian has shown how the tech giant has worked closely with the US intelligence services to gain details about users. The files were provided by Edward Snowden and[Read More…]

Big Brother surveillance uncovered in France

Big Brother surveillance uncovered in France

It is not surprising that every country in the world is getting into the big brother syndrome. According to Le Monde, “France ‘has vast data surveillance.” The reasons for this are the fact there is a large array of telecom network cables. The factory Alcatel, which specialises in new optic fibre technology making these cables, are obviously making them according[Read More…]