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Edward Snowden stories

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'Leaker' behind massive NSA breach possibly still working at agency
Wed, 15th Nov 2017
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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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Russian hackers steal from US government again – expert says US at fault
Fri, 6th Oct 2017
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kaspersky
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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Snowden: 4 big security and privacy assumptions he undermined
Tue, 20th Sep 2016
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malware
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cios
I want to discuss four significant security and privacy assumptions that Snowden’s actions, and the resulting revelations, have undermined.
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Snow-Way? Internet MANA shuns US with whistleblower visa plans...
Sat, 20th Sep 2014
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Internet MANA urges NZ's new gov to offer whistleblower Edward Snowden a safe haven, citing his sacrifices in exposing global surveillance.
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Hands up if you're telling the truth...?!
Wed, 17th Sep 2014
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Laila Harré challenges PM's credibility on GCSB surveillance, following Snowden's claims of spying on New Zealanders.
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Key 'sets record straight'... Rubbishes mass surveillance claims
Tue, 16th Sep 2014
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PM John Key denounces mass surveillance allegations in NZ, confirming GCSB's legality and targeted cyber security operations.
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Dotcom: “We’ll close one of the Five Eyes…”
Tue, 16th Sep 2014
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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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Can Key rule out that GCSB is sharing NZ’s data?
Fri, 29th Aug 2014
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New evidence suggests that New Zealand's GCSB is sharing metadata with the NSA, contradicting government claims. #surveillance #privacy.
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Key must 'come clean' on NSA / GCSB fibre optic cable interception
Tue, 5th Aug 2014
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government
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Green Party calls on PM John Key to explain discussions about a US interception site on New Zealand's fibre optic cable.
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Gartner: Snitching Snowden stalling tech enterprise innovation
Thu, 3rd Jul 2014
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data centre operators
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gartner
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Edward Snowden's revelations prompt data residency debates, stalling tech innovation, says Gartner VP Carsten Casper.
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US spying: Who do you believe? Snowden or Key?
Mon, 23rd Jun 2014
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NZers trust Snowden over Key on US spying claims, a poll suggests, amid government evasion on NSA's Kiwi surveillance.
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Internet Party slams Five Eyes as Kiwi privacy debate rages on...
Mon, 9th Jun 2014
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Internet Party claims secret deals with foreign powers have eroded New Zealand's independence. #TPPA #FATCA #FiveEyes.
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Greens: Key needs to front on what NZ spies are up to
Mon, 19th May 2014
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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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Kiwis urged to consider 'privacy balance'
Thu, 5th Dec 2013
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apple
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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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Facebook, Google & Microsoft launch govt privacy petitions
Tue, 10th Sep 2013
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Tech giants Facebook, Google and Microsoft have released statements requesting greater transparency when it comes to gathering public data.
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Is your company Edward Snowden-proof?
Fri, 2nd Aug 2013
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cybersecurity
Whistleblower haunts organisations, who are now investing greater time and money into monitoring inside security threats.
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Apple reaffirms commitment to customer privacy
Mon, 24th Jun 2013
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apple
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privacy
Apple aims for transparency in bid to quash rising tensions following US whistleblower Edward Snowden's revelations.
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Is US whistleblower becoming Snowed-in?
Sun, 23rd Jun 2013
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cybersecurity
US whistleblower Edward Snowden navigates globe from Moscow to Ecuador, eluding US capture with WikiLeaks' support. Is his refuge within reach?.
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Five Eyes, Spies and Govt lies…Dotcom speaks
Fri, 14th Jun 2013
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Kim Dotcom expresses concerns over government surveillance and supports Edward Snowden in his latest column for The Guardian.
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Key: Snowden not welcome in NZ
Thu, 13th Jun 2013
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apple
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government
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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Tech giants: 'Let us prove we're innocent'
Thu, 13th Jun 2013
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apple
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Microsoft, Google and Facebook call for greater transparency as companies deny any involvement in US government surveillance program.
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Dotcom: Dear Edward Snowden, you are a hero
Tue, 11th Jun 2013
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Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom supports whistleblower Edward Snowden and challenges President Obama in Twitter campaign.