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Undermining privacy creates self-censorship, eliminates democracy – RT

Undermining privacy creates self-censorship, eliminates democracyRTUndermining privacy creates self-censorship, eliminates democracy. Annie Machon is a former intelligence officer for the UK's MI5, who resigned in 1996 to blow the whistle. She is now ... “Overwhelming” data mining by NSA would lead to self-censorship ...and … [Read more...]

Brazil brings NSA scandal to the UN – Al Jazeera America

Al Jazeera America Brazil brings NSA scandal to the UNAl Jazeera AmericaBrazil brings NSA scandal to the UN. September 24, 2013 1:30PM ET. President Rousseff condemns 'global network of electronic espionage' and calls for international regulations. Topics: Brazil · Internet · Human Rights. View comments. Rousseffspeech.and … [Read more...]

Various items: NSA stories around the world | Glenn Greenwald

Revelations continue to produce outcomes on multiple levels in numerous countries around the world (updated below) I'm still working at trying to get the next set of NSA stories published. That, combined with a rapidly approaching book deadline, will make non-NSA-article postings difficult for the next couple of weeks. Until then, here are a few … [Read more...]

Letters: NSA activities at Menwith Hill

I am much more worried about the illegal activities of the NSA in general and NSA Menwith Hill in particular than the activities of GCHQ, although what they do is worrying enough (Comment, 21 September). There is a contingent of GCHQ at NSA Menwith Hill. I scanned Malcolm Rifkind's article for any mention of NSA Menwith Hill but nothing. We asked a … [Read more...]

Edward Snowden NSA Scandal: Bilateral Trade Agreement on Ice as Brazil's … – IBTimes.co.uk

IBTimes.co.uk Edward Snowden NSA Scandal: Bilateral Trade Agreement on Ice as Brazil's ...IBTimes.co.ukBrazil's bilateral trade agreement with the US has hit a roadblock after the President Dilma Rousseff cancelled her official visit to North America over allegations that the US National Security Agency tapped into her email and telephone calls. … [Read more...]

After NSA scandal, will Brazil try to unravel the Internet? – The Globe and Mail

International Business Times After NSA scandal, will Brazil try to unravel the Internet?The Globe and MailSo now it's official. After days of frantic diplomatic overtures and in spite of a twenty minute call from President Barack Obama, Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff called off next month's state visit to the United States. New revelations … [Read more...]

The war on whistleblowers and journalism | Glenn Greenwald

Discussing press freedoms with Julian Assange, David Coombs, Alexa O'Brien and others I'm working on several stories, so posting this week will be difficult. Until then, below is the video of the 90-minute event I did this week at the Sydney Opera House on the war on whistleblowers and journalism, along with WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, … [Read more...]

Will Eric Holder guarantee NSA reporters' first amendment rights?

The US attorney general vows not to prosecute journalists, but his criminalisation of whistleblowers undermines that assurance Another week and another wave of stories on the NSA and the unconstitutional out-of-control surveillance state hit the digital newsstands, showing once again why the tide is turning. Some revelations are so surreal, it's … [Read more...]

Brazilian president postpones Washington visit over NSA spying – The Guardian

The Guardian Brazilian president postpones Washington visit over NSA spyingThe GuardianThe Brazilian president, Dilma Rousseff, snubbed Barack Obama on Tuesday by postponing an official visit to Washington in protest at the spying activities of the US National Security Agency. The row between the biggest economies in North and South ...NSA … [Read more...]

Brazilian president snubs Obama, cancels state visit over NSA spying – Daily Caller

Brazilian president snubs Obama, cancels state visit over NSA spyingDaily CallerA last-minute plea from President Obama couldn't stop Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff from postponing an October state visit, after revelations that American intelligence spied on her presidential communications allegedly sent her into a rage ... … [Read more...]

Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff 'cancels US visit' in NSA wiretap row – South China Morning Post

The Hindu Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff 'cancels US visit' in NSA wiretap rowSouth China Morning PostSnowden has remained hidden from view since Russia granted him temporary asylum on August 1 and he left the transit zone of Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport, where he had been trapped since arriving from Hong Kong on June 23. Kucherena … [Read more...]

NSA revelations fallout: Brazil wants Google, Facebook to store data locally – NDTV

NDTV NSA revelations fallout: Brazil wants Google, Facebook to store data locallyNDTVBrazil will press tech giants such as Google and Facebook to store Internet data pertaining to its citizens locally due to allegations of US spying, according to a regulator. "Data centers are in various parts of the world. We do not want all of them ...Brazil … [Read more...]