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Edward Snowden

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  • Surveillance by religious stereotype?

    A report that the U.S. government conducted electronic surveillance on five prominent Muslim Americans is troubling. It deserves a fuller response from the government than a boilerplate assurance that it doesn't choose targets of surveillance based on...
  • The German-American breakup

    When candidate Barack Obama spoke in July 2008 in Berlin near the Brandenburg Gate, he told a rapturous German audience that peace and progress "require allies who will listen to each other, learn from each other and, most of all, trust each other." It...
  • Britain unveils emergency laws to keep email, phone data for security

    LONDON (Reuters) - Britain said on Thursday it would rush through emergency legislation to force telecoms firms to retain customer data for a year, calling the move vital for national security following a decision by Europe's top court. Communication...
  • Symantec in talks with Chinese government after software ban report

    BOSTON (Reuters) - U.S. security software maker Symantec Corp said it is holding discussions with authorities in Beijing after a state-controlled Chinese newspaper reported that the Ministry of Public Security had banned use of one of its products. The...
  • U.S. and China say they 'narrowed differences' in Beijing talks

    U.S. and Chinese officials said Thursday that they had “narrowed differences” during two days of high-level, wide-ranging talks on issues including cyber-security, climate change, foreign exchange rates, economic reforms and bilateral...
  • Anger mounts as Germany unearths second U.S. spy suspect

    BERLIN/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - German politicians reacted angrily on Wednesday to news of a suspected U.S. spy in the defense ministry, which came days after the arrest of a German foreign intelligence agency worker as a suspected CIA informant. After the...
  • As end of Russia visa approaches, Edward Snowden seeks extension

    As end of Russia visa approaches, Edward Snowden seeks extension
    Fugitive national security contractor Edward Snowden has filed the paperwork to extend his refuge in Russia as the July 31 expiration of his asylum grant approaches, his lawyer told Russian media on Wednesday. Snowden has indicated in interviews...
  • Germans feeling betrayed as another US spy probe begins

    BERLIN News Wednesday that Germany is investigating new allegations that the United States bought secrets from a German official the second such probe to become public in a week delivered another blow to U.S.-German relations over what is now a year-old...
  • Son of Russian lawmaker nabbed in Maldives on U.S. fraud charges

    Son of Russian lawmaker nabbed in Maldives on U.S. fraud charges
    Russian officials on Tuesday accused the United States of kidnapping the 30-year-old son of a Moscow lawmaker after detaining him in the Maldives and flying him to Guam to face charges of trafficking in stolen credit card information. Russian...
  • Senate Intelligence Committee approves cybersecurity bill

    (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee approved a bill on Tuesday to encourage companies to exchange information with the government on hacking attempts and cybersecurity threats, officials said. Despite concerns by some that the measure does...
  • Merkel says U.S spying allegations are serious

    Merkel says U.S spying allegations are serious
    BEIJING (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday allegations that a German man had worked as a double agent for U.S. intelligence were serious and, if true, were a clear contradiction of what cooperation between partners is supposed to...
  • Exclusive: CIA had role in Germany spy affair

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Central Intelligence Agency was involved in a spying operation against Germany that led to the alleged recruitment of a German intelligence official and has prompted renewed outrage in Berlin, two U.S. officials familiar with...