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The GCHQ has been targeted by Edward Snowden in his latest round of video calls, calling the U.K surveillance worse than the U.S. NSA. This is largely due to not having a constitution to defend privacy in the U.K, allowing the government to tap into wireless ...

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New leaks on the NSA global surveillance strategy have become available, thanks to whistleblower Edward Snowden (via The Intercept). The new details show how NSA contractors worked inside technology companies and government agencies, stealing information and lowering security barriers for the U.S. surveillance groups. The NSA documents point ...

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Edward Snowden has been on a tour of the video conferences, after the documentary CitizenFour was first shown at the New York Film Festival last week. Some of the new revelations on mass surveillance are hard to take in - especially when Snowden starts telling people ...

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Twitter is one of the only major social networks that has not been listed on NSA backdoor list, pushing for more openness in the US government. It looks like the government has not been up to scratch, and Twitter is now suing them for denying the ...

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The creator of the World Wide Web, Sir Tim Berners-Lee, wants to establish a Bill of Rights for the Internet. Speaking at the "Web We Want" festival in London, Berners-Lee said we need to establish a Magna Carta, in order to protect users of the Internet. This ...

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Australia has just passed the first of three new bills, pushing for more unwarranted surveillance of the mass population, less privacy and less security around personal data, all under the cloak of "counter terrorism" according to the Australian Senate. The first bill will grant more power to Australian ...

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Australia is one of the five countries listed in the "Five Eyes Defeat", a mass surveillance collective, which works on the X-Keyscore system. In preparation for the mass surveillance push, Australia has pushed three bills into the Senate. The first of the three bills, called the National Security ...

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Edward Snowden's leaks on the Five Eyes Defeat and X-Keyscore, revealed the NSA (US) is not a lone actor in the mass surveillance, but the UK, Australia, New Zealand and Canada are working alongside, building a huge system of information. OpenMedia.ca is looking to take the Canadian ...

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