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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…]

Second whistleblower exposes NSA blackmail and corruption

Second whistleblower exposes NSA blackmail and corruption

  Much ado has been made in the media about the revelations unveiled by Edward Snowden in relation to the illegal eavesdropping by the NSA of US citizens. Snowden who has been featured widely in the media for his role in exposing the US government who, in collaboration with various businesses such as Facebook and Google, conducted mass surveillance of[Read More…]

Ron Wydall

NSA spy program sparks outrage among campaigners

The US government has persisted with efforts to spy on every single, man woman and child in the America despite widespread opposition. According to mainstream press reports, a “top secret” document has revealed that under the Obama administration, the National Security Agency (NSA) has requested the details of every single phone record made both in the US and outside of[Read More…]

Snooping will not prevent terrorism, says security services

Snooping will not prevent terrorism, says security services

Spying on the public does not protect civilians or result in greater security, according to…the M15. Senior security sources told the Independent newspaper that increasing surveillance of electronic communications for members of the public, would not have prevented the beheading incident which took place last week. The remarks will be seen as a counter-argument to those suggested by Home secretary[Read More…]

Military officials use big data to keep tabs on the public

Military officials use big data to keep tabs on the public

Is it possible to visualise a scenario where both military and police authorities are regularly keeping tabs on the civilian population by monitoring their use of applications such as Facebook and Google? Much ado has been made about the use of big data in recent times, where the electronic footprints of every man, woman and child has come under scrutiny.[Read More…]