Alexander Reed Kelly / TruthdigJan 28, 2014
Top secret documents reveal American and British intelligence agencies possess the capability to exploit vulnerabilities in "leaky" smartphone apps that transmit users' private information across the Internet. Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigJan 10, 2014
The U.S. National Security Agency and its U.K. equivalent were the targets of sharp condemnation by a European Union parliamentary committee on civil liberties, which released a report Thursday slamming the two agencies for their invasive surveillance programs in Europe and calling for systemic changes. Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
Alexander Reed Kelly / TruthdigDec 23, 2013
One week after documents revealed that British and American intelligence agencies targeted email addresses belonging to the offices of Israel's former prime minister and defense minister, Israeli officials angrily demanded that U.S. spying on their government stop. Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
Alexander Reed Kelly / TruthdigDec 10, 2013
In recent years, the NSA and Britain's GCHQ have turned their legally dubious spying efforts to the world of online gaming, which documents leaked by whistle-blower Edward Snowden and obtained by The Guardian, The New York Times and ProPublica described as a "target-rich communications network" in which intelligence targets could "hide in plain sight." Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Peter Z. Scheer / TruthdigDec 4, 2013
British police are investigating the staff of The Guardian newspaper to determine whether acts of journalism can be prosecuted as acts of terrorism. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Alexander Reed Kelly / TruthdigNov 7, 2013
The British architect of the World Wide Web called for a "full and frank public debate" on Internet surveillance by U.K. and U.S. spy agencies. Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
Peter Z. Scheer / TruthdigNov 7, 2013
While their bosses use less salty language to push for reform and transparency, a couple of Google's security engineers have taken to the company's own social network to vent their frustration at U.S. and British spying. Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
Alexander Reed Kelly / TruthdigOct 26, 2013
Leaked memos show the U.K. intelligence agency has repeatedly warned internally that it fears "damaging public debate" about the nature and scale of its mass spying activities because it could lead to legal challenges that affect the program. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
BLANKOct 13, 2013
In an age of unprecedented antagonism toward the press, one newspaper headquartered in the heart of a former empire is making a spirited thrashing of the image and ambitions of some of the world's proudest elites.One newspaper headquartered in the heart of a former empire is making a spirited thrashing of the image and ambitions of some of the world's proudest elites. Dig deeper ( 9 Min. Read )
Alexander Reed Kelly / TruthdigSep 14, 2013
After reading Benedict Cumberbatch's full, unedited remarks on the punishment of Chelsea Manning and government destruction of privacy, published Monday at The Guardian, I believe his meanings as originally reported remain intact. Dig deeper ( 4 Min. Read )
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