US snooping

Assange says time for legal action after fresh US spying revelations

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange told French television Wednesday that the time had come for legal action over US snooping after leaked documents revealing Washington had spied on three French presidents sparked fresh outrage.

Jun 25, 2015, 06:24 AM IST

US House approves bill to end bulk telephone data collection

The bill`s fate is much less certain in the Senate.

May 14, 2015, 10:44 AM IST

US snooping: Obama`s reforms `fall short`

As President Barack Obama ordered curbs on data collected by US intelligence agencies and vowed not to monitor the communications of "our close friends and allies,`` critics said the changes do not go far enough.

Jan 18, 2014, 13:37 PM IST

Indian government wakes up to risk of Hotmail, Gmail

Worried by US spying revelations, India has begun drawing up a new email policy to help secure government communications.

Dec 08, 2013, 12:25 PM IST

US President Barack Obama says he is not allowed an iPhone

He added that his daughters Sasha and Malia spend a lot of time on their iPhones.

Dec 05, 2013, 10:31 AM IST

US spied on 2010 global summit in Toronto: Report

Canadian authorities allowed the National Security Agency to spy in the country during the G8 and G20 summits in Ontario in 2010, CBC News reported, citing documents shared by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden.

Nov 28, 2013, 19:03 PM IST

Brazilian government to use anti-spying email

Brazil published a decree Tuesday, ordering all federal government agencies to use a new encrypted email system to shun spying.

Nov 06, 2013, 09:34 AM IST

Joint EU-US expert group to probe US spying on EU officials

A joint EU-US expert group is reportedly going to investigate the alleged US spying on EU officials after the revelations made by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden.

Jul 04, 2013, 14:42 PM IST

US infringing individual human rights: Yechury

As reports suggested the Indian Embassy in Washington was one of the 38 diplomatic missions which American intelligence agencies were spying on, CPI-M leader Sitaram Yechury said the US was infringing individual human rights.

Jul 02, 2013, 15:17 PM IST

CPI-M asks government to protest US snooping

The CPI-M on Tuesday urged the Indian government to lodge a strong protest against the US snooping activities directed at India and demand its immediate halt.

Jul 02, 2013, 14:49 PM IST

Julian Assange denounces US `rhetoric` on danger of leaks

The founder of WikiLeaks on Sunday disputed assertions by US officials that disclosures by his anti-secrecy organisation and fellow leaker Edward Snowden have put lives at risk.

Jul 01, 2013, 00:14 AM IST

Snowden not a whistleblower worthy of protection: US Lawmaker

A top American lawmaker called on Russia to extradite Edward Snowden to the United States, arguing that the former CIA contractor is a fugitive deserving prosecution and not a whistleblower worthy of protection.

Jun 25, 2013, 10:33 AM IST

US using all legal options to get Snowden back: Obama

President Barack Obama on Tuesday said the US was "following all appropriate legal channels" to apprehend fugitive American whistleblower Edward Snowden, who fled Hong Kong and landed in Moscow.

Jun 25, 2013, 10:08 AM IST

Edward Snowden is tempting risk for Ecuadoran leader

Snowden`s whereabouts remained a mystery and his application for Ecuadoran asylum was formally just under consideration.

Jun 25, 2013, 10:06 AM IST

Lawmakers favored secrecy on surveillance: Cheney

Former Vice President Dick Cheney said US congressional leaders he briefed in 2004 on a surveillance program recently disclosed by Edward Snowden supported it, and both Republicans and Democrats wanted to keep it secret.

Jun 25, 2013, 10:04 AM IST

Where is Edward Snowden?

The whereabouts of fugitive NSA leaker Edward Snowden remain a mystery as the United States continues to make efforts to bring him back for trial where he has been charged with espionage.

Jun 25, 2013, 09:22 AM IST

You can`t have 100 percent privacy: Barack Obama

President Barack Obama on Friday defended the newly revealed government surveillance programmes as a small price to pay for keeping America safe from terror attacks.

Jun 08, 2013, 08:30 AM IST