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From TheJournal.ie Trump to oust national security advisor HR McMaster, according to US media reports Mcmaster

Trump to oust national security advisor HR McMaster, according to US media reports

Speculation is rife over who will be the next official to go.

From TheJournal.ie Man arrested after shooting incident outside NSA headquarters Maryland

Man arrested after shooting incident outside NSA headquarters

At least one person has been taken to hospital.

From TheJournal.ie Vladimir Putin sits down with Megyn Kelly and compares Russia hacking claims to anti-Semitism I WASN'T LISTENING This post contains videos

Vladimir Putin sits down with Megyn Kelly and compares Russia hacking claims to anti-Semitism

The Russian president denied meddling in the US election.

From TheJournal.ie Edward Snowden has joined Twitter - guess what's the one account he follows? An Old Friend

Edward Snowden has joined Twitter - guess what's the one account he follows?

He’s had a few dealings with them in the past.

From TheJournal.ie The NSA can't listen to people's phone calls - for now Surveillance

The NSA can't listen to people's phone calls - for now

Intelligence officials have warned the development could jeopardise Americans’ safety.

From TheJournal.ie The NSA's massive collection of people's phone records is illegal Hanging On The Telephone

The NSA's massive collection of people's phone records is illegal

A US appeals court made the judgement today.

From TheJournal.ie British spy agency might be able to tell when you say 'craic' or 'Dublin' on the phone Hold Your Whisht

British spy agency might be able to tell when you say 'craic' or 'Dublin' on the phone

And “Belfast”, and “Se├ín” and “pub.”

From TheJournal.ie One dead after attack by two men "disguised as women" on NSA headquarters USA

One dead after attack by two men "disguised as women" on NSA headquarters

One person was shot dead after driving an SUV into the agency’s building.

From TheJournal.ie British and American spies hacked company that makes Irish driving licences Every Move You Make

British and American spies hacked company that makes Irish driving licences

Edward Snowden claims the NSA and GCHQ also targeted SIM cards used by companies including Vodafone and O2.

From TheJournal.ie NSA sharing data with British spies was illegal... but it's not going to stop Spooks
From TheJournal.ie The NSA targeted an Irish company as part of its data-gathering activities Encryption

The NSA targeted an Irish company as part of its data-gathering activities

The latest documents released by Edward Snowden found that the NSA targeted SecurityKISS, a VPN service based in Dublin, using its computer system XKeyscore.

From TheJournal.ie The US threatened Yahoo with a $250,000-a-day fine for not giving data to PRISM Under Pressure

The US threatened Yahoo with a $250,000-a-day fine for not giving data to PRISM

The company challenged the US government on constitutional grounds, but failed and was forced to hand over the US user data.

From TheJournal.ie NSA cyberwarfare system designed to 'fire back' without human clearance Rise Of The Machines

NSA cyberwarfare system designed to 'fire back' without human clearance

Edward Snowden made the revelations in a comprehensive interview with Wired.

From TheJournal.ie Snowden granted three-year residency in Russia, with permission to travel SNOWDEN

Snowden granted three-year residency in Russia, with permission to travel

“In the future Edward will have to decide whether to continue to live in Russia and become a citizen or to return to the United States,” his lawyer said today.

From TheJournal.ie US Bill introduced to end NSA's bulk collection of phone records Surveillance

US Bill introduced to end NSA's bulk collection of phone records

If enacted, the legislation would be the most significant change in the wake of Edward Snowden’s information leaks.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: American policy is moving ever further from European interests USA And Europe

Opinion: American policy is moving ever further from European interests

Under the Obama administration the NSA has continued to grow and Libya has slipped into chaos, meanwhile relations with Russia are reaching crisis point.

From TheJournal.ie Criminal proceedings on the table as Germany weighs how to hit back in US spying row Double Agent

Criminal proceedings on the table as Germany weighs how to hit back in US spying row

The row has damaged US-German ties, with no resolution in sight just yet.

From TheJournal.ie A suspected US double-agent has been 'arrested for spying' in Germany Spooks

A suspected US double-agent has been 'arrested for spying' in Germany

It is likely to further strain US-German relations following previous revelations that the NSA spied on Merkel’s phone calls.

Guy pranks his friends by hacking into their webcams

Always feel like, somebody’s watching meeee.

From TheJournal.ie Column: The digital world can support journalism - but who is supporting journalists? Opinion

Column: The digital world can support journalism - but who is supporting journalists?

A code and compass is needed to guide journalism through the challenges of going online, writes an NUJ Ethics Council member.

From TheJournal.ie Obama proposes to end NSA bulk data collection Reform

Obama proposes to end NSA bulk data collection

Under the proposals, telephone data will stay in the hands of phone companies, while the NSA would require permission from a judge to obtain specific records.

People tweeted wonderfully stupid questions to Edward Snowden's live webcast

The whistleblower was speaking to a crowd of 3,500 at US festival SXSW.

From TheJournal.ie Spy agency captures millions of Yahoo users' webcam images Spying

Spy agency captures millions of Yahoo users' webcam images

In one six-month period in 2008, the British spy agency collected webcam imagery from more than 1.8 million Yahoo user accounts around the world.

From TheJournal.ie Is the US spying on hundreds of leading Germans? 'No comment, but...' BUGGING

Is the US spying on hundreds of leading Germans? 'No comment, but...'

… US spy agencies would continue to “gather information about the intentions of governments”.

From TheJournal.ie EU takes role of "honest broker" and pushes for less US control of the internet Internet Governance

EU takes role of "honest broker" and pushes for less US control of the internet

The European Commission has set out a number of proposals to change the way the internet is run globally and reduce the level of control the US has over it.

From TheJournal.ie Edward Snowden has been nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize No Secret

Edward Snowden has been nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize

A letter from the Norwegian minister who nominated him said that he he has contributed to revealing “the extreme level of surveillance by nations”.

From TheJournal.ie Head of Britain's 'eavesdropping agency' to step down GCHQ

Head of Britain's 'eavesdropping agency' to step down

Iain Lobban is to leave GCHQ later this year after nearly six years as its director.

From TheJournal.ie US and UK security agencies target Angry Birds and co for user data Leaky Apps

US and UK security agencies target Angry Birds and co for user data

Tracking a smartphone’s apps could reveal its settings, what documents it had downloaded, and in some cases, the owner’s political alignment or sexual orientation.

MSNBC cuts off politician mid-sentence to cover Justin Bieber's arrest

This news anchor is clearly a Belieber.

From TheJournal.ie Obama clips NSA's wings but bulk collections will continue Spying

Obama clips NSA's wings but bulk collections will continue

The NSA will now have to seek court orders to access data on specific targets, but will continue to collect massive amounts of data.

From TheJournal.ie Obama to unveil NSA data collection reforms Spying

Obama to unveil NSA data collection reforms

The US president is expected to roll out only modest changes to the way in which the NSA collects phone and internet information.

From TheJournal.ie More Snowden revelations: NSA collected almost 200 million texts a day SNOWDEN

More Snowden revelations: NSA collected almost 200 million texts a day

The secret operation, codenamed ‘Dishfire’, used the messages to extract data on the location, contact networks and credit card details of mobile users.

From TheJournal.ie Android-powered Blackphone aims to be first privacy-focused smartphone Security

Android-powered Blackphone aims to be first privacy-focused smartphone

The two companies behind it say that the phone will be unlocked and ready to pre-order at the end of February.

From TheJournal.ie NSA using radio waves to access 100,000 offline computers Surveillance

NSA using radio waves to access 100,000 offline computers

The technology has been used to monitor the Chinese Army, Mexican police and drug cartels, and trade institutions inside the European Union.

From TheJournal.ie NY Times reporter fighting order to reveal his CIA sources Reliable Sources

NY Times reporter fighting order to reveal his CIA sources

James Risen says he is willing to go to jail to protect those who gave him information.

From TheJournal.ie US telecom companies reluctant to collect phone records for fear of lawsuits Surveillance

US telecom companies reluctant to collect phone records for fear of lawsuits

It’s estimated that it would cost $60 million to move the records for the NSA program to phone providers

From TheJournal.ie FBI director says he is baffled that Snowden is called a hero Whistleblower

FBI director says he is baffled that Snowden is called a hero

FBI boss James Comey said he doesn’t understand how someone who disagrees with the way the US government works could be considered a hero or a whistleblower.

From TheJournal.ie US judge rules NSA phone surveillance lawful Ok Then

US judge rules NSA phone surveillance lawful

The issue could well end up in the Supreme Court.

From TheJournal.ie 'Privacy matters': Here's Edward Snowden's Alternative Christmas Message Not The Queen

'Privacy matters': Here's Edward Snowden's Alternative Christmas Message

In case you missed it, here is what he fugitive whistleblower had to say in Channel 4′s Alternative Christmas Message.

From TheJournal.ie Edward Snowden to deliver Channel 4's Alternative Christmas Message Surveillance

Edward Snowden to deliver Channel 4's Alternative Christmas Message

It’s now 20 years since the British broadcaster began airing its alternative to the Queen’s annual televised address.

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