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NSA paid millions to Internet companies to cover surveillance program costs
Top-secret national security documents leaked to the Guardian newspaper reveal that the United States government compensated the tech companies that signed on to participate in the controversial NSA spy program known as Prism.

23.08.2013 14:51

Syrian rebels control alleged chemical attack site: Govt can’t grant secure entry
Syria has no control over the site where the alleged chemical attack took place, argues Oxford University historian Mark Almond to RT, adding that the opposition controls the area and Damascus can’t guarantee security or even entry for UN experts.

23.08.2013 07:38

UK operates secret Middle East web surveillance base - Independent citing Snowden
The UK has been working on a secret Middle East web surveillance base which is a part of a $1.5 billion project, a new report suggests. It intercepts and gathers emails, telephone calls, and web traffic for Western intelligence.

22.08.2013 23:59

UN chief: Use of chemical weapons in Syria would be ‘a crime against humanity’
The use of chemical weapons in Syria would constitute a “crime against humanity,” UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has said, adding that there will be “serious consequences” if the reports transpire to be true.

23.08.2013 02:48

Built-in backdoor: German govt warns of significant Windows 8 security danger
Leaked documents from the German Federal Office for Information Security (BSI) indicate that the organization has become suspicious of Trusted Platform Module (TPM) technology built into an increasing number of Windows 8 PCs and tablets.

22.08.2013 18:28

McCain: Syria intervention could be done ‘easily’
Sen. John McCain on Thursday announced that he no longer trusts President Obama’s word on Syria, and believes that military intervention in the war-torn country could be launched quickly and “easily”.

22.08.2013 19:48

UK’s actions 'incompatible' with Human Rights Convention – Council of Europe
The Guardian’s partial legal victory over the UK government’s seizure of documents still bodes badly for press freedom and is incompatible with EU convention, Daniel Holtgen, Director of Communications at the Council of Europe told RT.

22.08.2013 16:28

Why former 'Black Ops.' SAS sleep with a gun under their pillow
If the death, 16 years ago this month, of Diana in Paris is not a huge establishment cover-up, the failure of the 'People's Princess' to lie down certainly makes it appear like one.

22.08.2013 11:39

Britain can look at Greenwald partner's seized electronic documents
British authorities can sift through electronic documents seized from journalist Glenn Greenwald’s Brazilian partner, in the interests of “national security”, a court ruled on Thursday. The “highly sensitive” material could risk lives, said UK police.

22.08.2013 12:55

French FM threatens ‘force’ over Syria chemical attack if UNSC fails to act
France has called the international community to respond with force if it is proved true that the Syrian government carried out a chemical attack on civilians.

22.08.2013 07:14

Lavabit owner eyes legal precedent to rid cloud-data companies of govt surveillance
The owner of the now-shuttered encrypted email service used by Edward Snowden told RT that he plans to fight for a strong precedent via the court system so that US internet providers can refuse to hand over customers’ personal info and communications.

22.08.2013 00:27

Bloomberg, NYPD commissioner using ‘complicated’ evidence to justify stop-and-frisk
Scholars are attempting to study if New York City’s controversial stop-and-frisk program, which targets minority residents, is effective. It comes ahead of a mayoral election that has seen candidates, as well as current lawmakers, condemn the policy.

22.08.2013 03:43

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