NSA ends mass phone surveillance programme

The US National Security Agency (NSA) on Sunday ended its mass phone surveillance programme and replaced it with a focused and targeted domestic surveillance programme.

Facebook reports spike in government requests for data
Facebook reports spike in government requests for data

 Government access to personal data from telephone and web companies has become a contentious privacy issue since Edward Snowden revealed surreptitious surveillance programs.

Blackberry,Tata unit tie up for secure communications system
Blackberry,Tata unit tie up for secure communications system

This high-end communication security solution is aimed at government departments.

UK hacked routers in Pak to identify terrorists: Edward Snowden
UK hacked routers in Pak to identify terrorists: Edward Snowden

Britain secretly obtained vast amounts of communications data from Pakistan to identify terrorists by hacking into routers in the country made by an American firm, according to US whistleblower Edward Snowden.

UK spies can hack smartphones: Edward Snowden
UK spies can hack smartphones: Edward Snowden

Snowden claimed that GCHQ used a series of interception tools called "Smurf Suite".

Snowden: I'd go to prison to return to US

The former NSA contractor flew to Moscow two years ago, and faces US charges that could land him in prison for up to 30 years.

Edward Snowden gets 47GB of Twitter notifications

Edward Snowden may have found the excitement around his joining Twitter flattering, but that has actually left him flabbergasted.

US whistleblower Snowden draws crowd with Twitter debut
US whistleblower Snowden draws crowd with Twitter debut

Edward Snowden has come in from the cold - on Twitter.

Joseph Gordon-Levitt secretly met Snowden before biopic role
Joseph Gordon-Levitt secretly met Snowden before biopic role

"500 Days of Summer" star Joseph Gordon-Levitt says he secretly met Edward Snowden, the former government contractor, who leaked classified information, before taking on the role in Oliver Stone's "Snowden".

Snowden attacks Russia rights curbs as 'fundamentally wrong'

Former US intelligence contractor Edward Snowden - who has been granted asylum by Russia - criticised the country's crackdown on human rights and online freedom on Saturday as "wrong... Disappointing and frustrating".

Satire website publishes article saying Osama is alive - Read spoof on Snowden
Satire website publishes article saying Osama is alive - Read spoof on Snowden

It may be a little difficult to believe but Edward Snowden has claimed that Osama bin Laden was still alive.

AT&T helped US spying on internet: Report
AT&T helped US spying on internet: Report

The US telecom giant has a productive cooperation with the NSA and this cooperation involved a broad range of classified activities.

Leaked NSA documents show AT&T helped spy agency: Report

 The US National Security Agency has used a unique, decades-old partnership with AT&T to snoop on Internet usage, according to newly disclosed documents leaked by Edward Snowden.

White House says Snowden should 'come home, be judged'

 The White House rejected a call on Tuesday to pardon Edward Snowden, saying the former intelligence contractor should "be judged by a jury of his peers" for leaking US government secrets.

Edward Snowden should `come home, be judged`

The White House rejected a call Tuesday to pardon Edward Snowden, saying the former intelligence contractor should "be judged by a jury of his peers" for leaking US government secrets.

'Citizenfour' director sues US government officials
'Citizenfour' director sues US government officials

The Oscar-winning documentary filmmaker Laura Poitras is suing the US government demanding to know why she has repeatedly been subjected to "Kafkaesque harassment" at airports across the world.

Edward Snowden filmmaker sues US govt over border stops

Filmmaker Laura Poitras, whose documentary about fugitive intelligence leaker Edward Snowden won an Oscar, is suing the US government to find out why she was repeatedly detained at immigration checkpoints.

NSA`s high-level spy targets

France "will not tolerate" security threats from alleged US espionage, President Francois Hollande declared Wednesday, after leaked documents appeared to reveal that the US National Security Agency spied on three French leaders including himself.

'Britain pulls spies as Moscow cracks Snowden files'
'Britain pulls spies as Moscow cracks Snowden files'

Britain has been forced to remove some of its spies after Russia and China accessed the top secret raft of documents taken by former US intelligence contractor Edward Snowden, British media reported.

Journalist rebuts claim that Snowden files breached
Journalist rebuts claim that Snowden files breached

A journalist who published the first reports from Edward Snowden`s leaked documents offered a detailed rebuttal Monday to allegations that Russian and Chinese spies accessed the former intelligence contractor`s files.