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France, too, has big ears!

According to the French news magazine L’OBS, France, too, listens to the world. (Article here.) According to today’s “exclusive” report:

  • In 2008, the president of France Nicolas Sarkozy authorized the DGSE (the French equivalent of the NSA) to spy on international communications from the undersea cables that link Europe to the rest of the world.
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France

Britain Using PsyOps Domestically to Encourage “Conformity”

Featured image credit: Flickr: THOR

By Derrick Broze

According to newly released documents published by The Intercept, a special unit with the British spy agency is involved in psychological operations, or PsyOps, and propaganda campaigns against groups it labels “extremist.” 895 more words

Pyschological Operations

GCHQ Guilty of Unauthorised Spying - On Itself

GCHQ was rapped last year by the Intelligence Services Commissioner Sir Mark Waller for excessive spying on its own staff. The revelation is made today in Sir Mark’s… 148 more words

Guido Fawkes

Blurred lines: Drones, the UK and the slippery slope to permanent war

This week’s Guardian revelation that documents leaked by Edward Snowden show apparent GCHQ support for US drone targeted killings in Yemen demonstrates once again how drone technology is eroding our ability to draw the line between being involved in war or not. 1,025 more words

Drone Overview

New documents yet more evidence of UK & European role in US drone strikes

Reprieve | June 24, 2015

The Guardian and the New York Times have today revealed the existence of documents showing the contribution made by UK intelligence agency GCHQ to US drone strikes in Yemen.

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United States

TechSummit Rewind #029: June 23, 2015

Editor’s Note: This is the TechSummit Rewind, a daily recap of the top technology headlines.

Apple will pay artists for free Music streams

After Taylor Swift wrote an open letter to Apple threatening to remove her latest album from its catalog, Apple has completely reversed its position on paying artists for streams done during Apple Music’s three-month free trial. 1,116 more words

Technology

NSA and Brit spy-flunkies responsible for cyberattacks on security software firms


NSA burning the midnight oil in Utah

The U.S. National Security Agency and its British equivalent, the Government Communications Headquarters, have both been launching attacks against security software in order to track individuals and break into networks…

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Politics