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IBM says it has not given client data to the US government

Last Updated: Sunday, March 16, 2014, 15:29

IBM is one of several U.S. tech companies hit by the growing government spying scandal.

US to relinquish key oversight role for Internet

Last Updated: Saturday, March 15, 2014, 09:30

The move "marks the final phase of the privatisation" of the Internet domain system, a statement said.

Edward Snowden could use a trial to showcase spy claims

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 21, 2014, 22:51

Should Edward Snowden ever return to the US, he would face criminal charges for leaking information about National Security Agency surveillance programs.

Merkel `will not have to worry` about US spying: Obama

Last Updated: Sunday, January 19, 2014, 01:59

US President Barack Obama said today that he would not let intrusive surveillance undermine his relationship of "friendship and trust" with German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

Obama to unveil spying reforms on January 17

Last Updated: Saturday, January 11, 2014, 02:35

US President Barack Obama will unveil reforms to the country`s spying activities on January 17, his spokesman said today, following a review of the National Security Agency (NSA).

Barack Obama defends surveillance program, says it keeps nations safe

Last Updated: Saturday, December 21, 2013, 08:51

Acknowledging the need of a system of check and balance to prevent any misuse, US President Barack Obama defended the controversial internet and phone surveillance program arguing that this keeps the nations safe and has prevented terrorist strike.

Snowden revelations may lead to spying curbs: Experts

Last Updated: Friday, December 20, 2013, 18:22

The most serious rebuke to the NSA came Wednesday from a panel of establishment figures named by the White House to review the surveillance operations that mushroomed after the attacks of September 11, 2001.

Under fire Obama meets Internet chieftains over spying

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 18, 2013, 00:39

Under fire from courts and allies over a vast US spying dragnet, President Barack Obama faced new heat on Tuesday from Internet titans.

NSA`s indiscriminate spying `collapsing`: Edward Snowden

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 18, 2013, 00:37

Edward Snowden wrote in a lengthy "open letter to the people of Brazil" that he`s been inspired by the global debate ignited by his release of thousands of NSA documents.

US judge says phone surveillance program likely unlawful

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 17, 2013, 10:41

The US government`s gathering of Americans` phone records is likely unlawful, a judge ruled on Monday, raising "serious doubts" about the value of the National Security Agency`s so-called metadata counter terrorism program.

White House demands trial for Snowden after amnesty talk

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 17, 2013, 01:58

The White House Monday renewed its demand for Edward Snowden to return home to face trial, after a top spy official floated the idea of an amnesty deal to plug his damaging intelligence leaks.

US tech giants launch campaign for NSA reforms

Last Updated: Monday, December 09, 2013, 16:27

It said US surveillance programs shouldn`t keep American tech companies from operating internationally, including in countries that oppose US access to their citizens` data.