US NSA Criminal Spying Angers Both Friend and Foe
Our enemies now have more reason to be our enemies and our friends now have more reasons not to be our freinds. Hopefully the Europe and Asia will develop search engines as operating systems that are impervious to the criminal spying of the NSA. I'll feel bad for the Americas who will lose their jobs to foreign competition but hopefully they will find employmet working for law abiding companies outside the US.
Below are links to news articles that explain in greater detail how the criminal spying by the NSA will hurt Americans economically and weaken our national security.simply avoid U.S. companies. Will that work?
Unless you've been living under a rock, you know that there's been a whole lot of news about the NSA spying on regular Americans. It's a long and winding story, and our team has been covering it end-to-end.
Headstrong U.K. parliamentary IT fellows believe, in spite of an ongoing scandal over NSA spying on non-U.S. citizens, a move to the cloud is still a good idea. Here's why it's not.
We know that there's no such thing as a completely secure computer system. Is the NSA spy system the largest security risk of them all?
According to a report, the U.K. government allegedly bypassed international intelligence-sharing treaties by tapping into the NSA's reported PRISM network.
Another leaked batch of top secret slides relating to the U.S. National Security Agency's PRISM data collection program sheds further light on how non-U.S. data is collected from various tech firms, and how under law, U.S. data is filtered out — albeit not always.
The ongoing chaos that is the NSA story continues. Google, Microsoft, and Facebook try to get permission to tell the whole truth, and nothing but the truth. That doesn't work out so well, and all we get are aggregated numbers and more aggravation.
CORRECTED: The politician who allegedly said the U.S. National Security Agency can listen to phone calls of both U.S. residents and foreign nationals without a court order debunks the original report.
UPDATED: Anonymous says that it leaked a bunch of government documents, but that might not exactly be the case.
A bombshell story published in the Washington Post this week alleged that the NSA had enlisted nine tech giants, including Microsoft, Google, Facebook, and Apple, in a massive program of online spying. Now the story is unraveling, and the Post has quietly changed key details. What went wrong?
There's nothing more fun than government news, and nothing that puts humanity's foibles in clearer light. This week, the NSA story continues, we gently mock those wearing tin foil hats, Google's Street View is once again in view, and all around the world, governments are keeping us entertained (and worried).
In a letter obtained by ZDNet, the EU justice chief hints at consequences to come for the U.S. government if European citizens were targeted by the NSA's PRISM program.
UPDATED: Turns out U.S. government agencies might be tapping into into a lot more than just Verizon customer records.
The National Security Agency is better than Santa Claus. It knows when you're sleeping. It knows when you're awake. It knows when you've been bad or good. Not that most Internet users will care.
U.S. President Barack Obama, just six months into his second term, has his legacy set out for him: the greatest domestic spying program the U.S. — perhaps the world — has ever seen.
The National Security Agency has been violating your privacy for over 50 years. And you've just suddenly become aware of this now?
Last week's bombshell stories by The Guardian and The Washington Post accused some of the biggest names in tech of willingly working with the NSA to give up your data. It now appears that those stories misread the technical details and got the story wrong.
Most people aren't too concerned about having their phone records or emails monitored. Spying on their money is different.