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Levitation program tracked file-sharing sites, Snowden doc shows

The Canadian spy agency CSE monitors activity across over 100 free file upload sites, a newly-revealed PowerPoint document from NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden’s cache has shown. 252 more words

Sputnik: OSCE Calls on Russia to Close Border to Ukraine Amid Increasing Violence

OSCE President Kanerva called on Russia to close its border with Ukraine to help counter the increased violence in the Donbass region.

MOSCOW, January 27 (Sputnik) — The OSCE Parliamentary Assembly has called on Russia to close its border with Ukraine following intensified hostilities in Donbass. 291 more words


Mass Surveillance Threatens Digital Security And Human Rights, Says European Report

A 32-page report into mass surveillance by a top European rights body has warned that digital dragnets set up by U.S. government intelligence agencies, and some of the U.S.’ allies in Europe and elsewhere, are endangering fundamental human rights — such as the right to privacy, to freedom of information and expression, to freedom of religion, and to the right to a fair trial. 828 more words


Thoughts on arguing end-to-end crypto and surveillance

Many Western governors are pushing for laws mandating all private communication can be secretly read and analyzed for them.The latest attack targets the one technology that still enables some privacy on a massively surveilled internet: end-to-end encryption. 1,719 more words


Defending encryption doesn't mean opposing targeted surveillance

David Omand, the former head of British spy agency GCHQ, has made an extraordinary threat. Speaking earlier this week, he said that if companies such as… 736 more words