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Cybersecurity
'Leaker' behind massive NSA breach possibly still working at agency
A cybersecurity expert has said it is a ‘stunning admission’ by the former CIA director about the NSA breach that is being touted as catastrophic.
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Cybersecurity
Russian hackers steal from US government again – expert says US at fault
Piers Wilson says that in some ways, it is genuinely shocking that the NSA has allowed a contractor to expose vital US cyber-defence data like this.
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Cybersecurity
Snowden: 4 big security and privacy assumptions he undermined
I want to discuss four significant security and privacy assumptions that Snowden’s actions, and the resulting revelations, have undermined.
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Government
Snow-Way? Internet MANA shuns US with whistleblower visa plans...
"We know that Edward Snowden wants to return home to the United States. However, until his safety there can be guaranteed he should be offered the option of moving to a democratic English-speaking country."
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Cybersecurity
Hands up if you're telling the truth...?!
Is the Prime Minister’s honesty now central to the election...?!
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Gaming
Key "sets record straight"... Rubbishes mass surveillance claims
"There is not, and never has been, mass surveillance of New Zealanders undertaken by the GCSB..."
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Cybersecurity
Dotcom: “We’ll close one of the Five Eyes…”
Met with rapturous applause from a jam-packed Auckland Town Hall, Kim Dotcom’s ‘Moment of Truth’ event last night has sent shockwaves across the country.
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John Key
Can Key rule out that GCSB is sharing NZ’s data?
"Once again, we're seeing evidence that directly links New Zealand spies to a global mass surveillance network."
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Government
Key must "come clean" on NSA / GCSB fibre optic cable interception
"Key's integrity is in question. He has given New Zealanders' multiple assurances that their data is safe."
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Data Centre Operators
Gartner: Snitching Snowden stalling tech enterprise innovation
Discussions about data sovereignty has soared in the past 12 months, fuelled by the revelations of surveillance made public by Edward Snowden - which is stalling technology innovation in many organisations.
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Government
US spying: Who do you believe? Snowden or Key?
"The evidence of spying on New Zealanders is stacking up against John Key."
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Privacy
Internet Party slams Five Eyes as Kiwi privacy debate rages on...
"The influence of the United States Government, in particular, over New Zealand is truly alarming, and it’s all happening behind closed doors."
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Cybersecurity
Greens: Key needs to front on what NZ spies are up to
Prime Minister John Key has questions to answer following the latest Edward Snowden leaks detailing New Zealand's involvement in the Five-Eyes spying network.
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Apple
Kiwis urged to consider 'privacy balance'
If the Edward Snowden situation has taught us one thing, it might be that privacy is very often just an illusion.
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Microsoft
Facebook, Google & Microsoft launch govt privacy petitions
Tech giants Facebook, Google and Microsoft have released statements requesting greater transparency when it comes to gathering public data.
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Cybersecurity
Is your company Edward Snowden-proof?
Whistleblower haunts organisations, who are now investing greater time and money into monitoring inside security threats.
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Cloud
Apple reaffirms commitment to customer privacy
Apple aims for transparency in bid to quash rising tensions following US whistleblower Edward Snowden's revelations.
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Apple
Is US whistleblower becoming Snowed-in?
After escaping US extradition by boarding a commercial flight to Hong Kong, Edward Snowden is attempting an audacious jaunt from Moscow to Ecuador - but is the net closing in?
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Apple
Five Eyes, Spies and Govt lies…Dotcom speaks
"Nobody would be shocked to hear me admit that I have a problem with authority."
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Apple
Key: Snowden not welcome in NZ
As rumours surface that Edward Snowden may seek refuge in New Zealand, Prime Minister John Key insists the US govt whistleblower is not welcome.
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Apple
Tech giants: "Let us prove we're innocent"
Microsoft, Google and Facebook call for greater transparency as companies deny any involvement in US government surveillance program.
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Apple
Dotcom: Dear Edward Snowden, you are a hero
Megaupload founder tells Barack Obama "this is a fight you cannot win".