Tag Archives: Espionage

  • NSA tracks mobile phones daily around the world

    The National Security Agency is collecting billions of records on the location of mobile phones around the world, The Washington Post reported, citing documents from US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden. ...

  • US intercepts Google, Yahoo to collect personal data

    The US National Security Agency has tapped into key communications links from Yahoo and Google data centers around the world, the Washington Post reported Wednesday. ...

  • Judge cuts Bradley Manning sentence to 90 years

    A US military judge in the court-martial of Private First Class Bradley Manning reduced his potential prison sentence on Tuesday to 90 years from 136 years. ...

  • US fumes as Russia grants Snowden asylum

    Fugitive US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden stepped out of the Moscow airport where he was marooned for over five weeks, after Russia granted him one year's asylum, sparking fury in Washington. ...

  • Fugitive Snowden to seek temporary asylum in Russia

    Ex-intelligence contractor Edward Snowden, encamped at a Russian airport evading the reach of US authorities, said on Friday he had sacrificed a comfortable life in disclosing US spying secrets but had no regrets. ...

  • China: HK’s Handling of Snowden Case in Line with Law

    China on Thursday rejected US criticism over Hong Kong government's handling of the case involving former US spy agency contractor Edward Snowden, saying it was in accordance with law. ...

  • Ben Griffin Did Edward Snowden do the right thing?

    Snowden is right to speak out publicly about US privacy intrusions, because the NSA has become one of the threats that it was formed to protect against. ...

  • US hacks Chinese mobile phone messages: Snowden

    The US government is hacking Chinese mobile phone companies to gather data from millions of text messages, former intelligence technician Edward Snowden told the Sunday Morning Post. ...

  • US charges Edward Snowden with espionage

    US authorities have filed espionage charges against rogue intelligence technician Edward Snowden and have asked Hong Kong to detain him, a US official told AFP. ...

  • US defence secretary accuses China of cyber spying

    US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel on Saturday accused China of waging cyber espionage against the United States, raising pressure on Beijing over the issue ahead of a key summit between their leaders. ...