In 2013, National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden leaked a large volume of highly classified information to investigative journalists, inspiring a new generation of whistleblowers. Since then, we’ve all been given access to the Panama and Paradise Papers.… Continue Reading
Posts Tagged: National Security Agency
A document from Edward Snowden dated February 2013 showed that the Australian Signals Directorate spied on an American law firm and passed the results to the NSA, the New York Times said Saturday.… Continue Reading
Edward Snowden said on German TV that the National Security Agency spies on companies as well as people.
During an interview broadcast Sunday night, Snowden said: “If there is information at Siemens that they [the NSA] think would be beneficial to the national interests, not the national security, of the United States, they will go after that information and they’ll take it.”… Continue Reading
FBI Director Robert Mueller defended the controversial government surveillance program Prism before a U.S. House Committee on June 13, saying it’s a necessary part of America’s counter-terrorism operation.
Had Prism been in place before the September 11 terrorist attacks, he said, the hijackers’ plot could have been uncovered.… Continue Reading
But there are bigger issues.… Continue Reading
‘A February report by the European Union alleged that Echelon [a spy satellite system run by the National Security Agency] has been used for economic espionage. Former CIA Director James Woolsey told a German newspaper in early March that Echelon collects “economic intelligence.”… Continue Reading