“If you like your privacy, you can keep it”

Like a stand-up comedian with a political edge, Rand Paul deployed some witty one-liners after President Barack Obama’s comments on Friday about reforming the National Security Agency. “What I think I heard is that if you like your privacy, you can keep it,” Paul, the Republican senator from Kentucky, said in an interview with CNN’s… Read More “If you like your privacy, you can keep it”

Gates: Obama “lost faith” in Afghanistan policy

Robert Gates claims Obama was “skeptical, if not outright convinced it would fail.” A new book by former U.S. defense secretary Robert Gates harshly criticizes President Obama’s Afghanistan war policy, saying the president “eventually lost faith in the troop increase he ordered,” and that Obama was “skeptical, if not outright convinced it would fail.” Excerpts… Read More Gates: Obama “lost faith” in Afghanistan policy

FBI can switch your webcam on and spy on you

The FBI can secretly activate a computer’s webcam to spy on an individual without turning on the indicator light. This was confirmed by a former FBI-official in an article  in Washington Post on Friday. According to the Washington Post’s account of what Marcus Thomas — former assistant director of the FBI’s Operational Technology Division in Quantico… Read More FBI can switch your webcam on and spy on you

US tapped messages sent from the Vatican

Italian report reveals that the NSA wiretapped the pope as well as millions of calls from Italy.‬‬ US secret services allegedly eavesdropped on cardinals before the conclave in March to elect a new pope, Italian weekly magazine Panorama claimed Wednesday. “The National Security Agency wiretapped the pope,” the magazine said, accusing the United States of… Read More US tapped messages sent from the Vatican

The Guardian: NSA spied on 35 world leaders

National Security Agency monitored the phone conversations of 35 world leaders after being given the numbers by an official in another US government department. This is according to a classified document provided by whistleblower Edward Snowden. The confidential memo reveals that the NSA encourages senior officials in its “customer” departments, such the White House, State… Read More The Guardian: NSA spied on 35 world leaders

Obama spied on 70 million phone calls in France

National Security Agency (NSA) spied on 70.3 million phone calls in France in just 30 days. Le Monde says the data, based on leaks from ex-intelligence analyst Edward Snowden, suggest the US NSA agency monitored businesses and officials as well as terrorism suspects. The intercepts were apparently triggered by certain key words. The paper says… Read More Obama spied on 70 million phone calls in France

Brazil and Mexico probe claims US spied on presidents

Brazil and Mexico have both demanded an explanation from the US over claims that the NSA spied on their presidents. Internet data from Brazilian leader Dilma Rousseff and Mexico’s Enrique Pena Nieto was intercepted, journalist Glenn Greenwald told Brazil’s TV Globo. Mr Greenwald obtained secret files from US whistle-blower Edward Snowden. Brazil said data interception… Read More Brazil and Mexico probe claims US spied on presidents

Cameron caught in spygate to support Obama

The Guardian told to destroy NSA files for national security.  Sir Jeremy Heywood made the “request” on instructions of David Cameron. Nick Clegg has endorsed the government’s decision to ask the Guardian to destroy leaked secret NSA documents on the grounds that Britain would face a “serious threat to national security ” if they reached… Read More Cameron caught in spygate to support Obama

Snowden honored as a hero by German freedomfighters

The 30 year-old U.S.-American NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, who has been granted asylum in Russia, has been awarded a German Whistleblower Award. Germany is one of the countries that was on top of the NSA´s spy list and German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who first blasted the USA for spying on Germans is coming under growing… Read More Snowden honored as a hero by German freedomfighters

Obama: Release Morsi but give us Snowden

President Obama demand that Egypt set Islamist leader Mohamed Morsi free. But Edvard Snowden must be imprisoned. White House spokesman Jay Carney has has the following message to the free world. ” Providing a propaganda platform for Mr. Snowden runs counter to the Russian government’s previous declarations of Russia’s neutrality and that they have no… Read More Obama: Release Morsi but give us Snowden

Merkel whitewash the US spy-crimes of Obama

‘Intelligence is essential for democracies’, explains German Chanseler Angela Merkel. Merkel stressed that intelligence “has always been and will in future be essential for the security of citizens” of democratic countries. “A country without intelligence work would be too vulnerable,” Merkel said. At the same time, she observed that there must be a “balance between… Read More Merkel whitewash the US spy-crimes of Obama

Obama’s NSA spied on EU institutions

NSU used bugs, phone taps and cyber-monitoring on EU institutions in Washington, D.C., New York, and in Brussels. According to a report in the German news magazine Der Spiegel, the US National Security Agency bugged institutions of the European Union. The magazine cited documents provided by whistleblower Edward Snowden. The Spiegel report, published Saturday in… Read More Obama’s NSA spied on EU institutions

Edward Snowden expose the Fascists views of Obama

A former CIA technical worker has been identified by the UK’s Guardian newspaper as the source of leaks about US surveillance programmes. Edward Snowden, 29, is described by the paper as an ex-CIA technical assistant, currently employed by defence contractor Booz Allen Hamilton. The Guardian said his identity was being revealed at his own request.… Read More Edward Snowden expose the Fascists views of Obama