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Tech giants seek to halt overseas snooping by US

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 17, 2014, 01:05

Microsoft Corp and four other large American technology companies are using a Manhattan court case to draw a line in the cloud, saying the US government has no right to seize computer data stored outside the country.

Obama surveillance proposal will change little: Julian Assange

Last Updated: Saturday, January 18, 2014, 14:30

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Friday criticised US President Barack Obama`s proposal to limit the controversial surveillance programme, saying his plan is not concrete and will not change much.

US snooping: Obama`s reforms `fall short`

Last Updated: Saturday, January 18, 2014, 13:37

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.

Indian government wakes up to risk of Hotmail, Gmail

Last Updated: Sunday, December 08, 2013, 12:25

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

US President Barack Obama says he is not allowed an iPhone

Last Updated: Thursday, December 05, 2013, 10:31

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

US spied on 2010 global summit in Toronto: Report

Last Updated: Thursday, November 28, 2013, 19:03

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.

Brazilian government to use anti-spying email

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 06, 2013, 09:34

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

Brazil and India to devise Internet regulations to thwart US snooping

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 16, 2013, 19:58

Brazil and India have reportedly decided to work together to devise Internet regulations in a bid to protect online privacy from snooping by countries such as the US.

`Snowden hopes to leave Moscow airport by Wednesday`

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 23, 2013, 00:50

Former U.S. spy agency contractor Edward Snowden hopes to be granted papers by Wednesday allowing him to end his month-long stay in the transit area of a Moscow airport and move to the city center, his Russian lawyer said.

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

Last Updated: Thursday, July 04, 2013, 14:42

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.

Snowden case: France didn`t block Bolivia plane

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 03, 2013, 17:07

Bolivia`s president left Europe for home today amid diplomatic drama, a day after his flight was rerouted and delayed in Austria amid suggestions that he was trying to spirit NSA leaker Edward Snowden to Latin America.

In `golden age` of surveillance, US has big edge

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 02, 2013, 23:18

The saga of Edward Snowden and the NSA makes one thing clear: The United States` central role in developing the Internet and hosting its most powerful players has made it the global leader in the surveillance game.