The US government has asked the High Court to take account of a “significant” decision last month stopping the collection of a certain category of personal data by the US National Security Agency.
Wed, 17 May, 2017
An Austrian student’s legal battle against Facebook, accusing it of helping the US security service collect personal data, suffered a setback after a Vienna court rejected his case on procedural grounds, both sides said yesterday.
Thu, 02 Jul, 2015
Germany’s BND intelligence agency sends mammoth amounts of phone and text data to the US National Security Agency (NSA) each month, Die Zeit Online has reported, highlighting the scale of spying co-operation which has unleashed a political row.
Thu, 14 May, 2015
Britain’s electronic spying agency, in co-operation with the US National Security Agency, hacked into the networks of a Dutch company to steal codes that allow both governments to seamlessly eavesdrop on mobile phones worldwide, according to documents given to journalists by Edward Snowden.
Sat, 21 Feb, 2015
The Central Intelligence Agency was involved in a spying operation against Germany that led to the alleged recruitment of a German intelligence official and has prompted renewed outrage in Berlin, two US officials familiar with the matter said yesterday.
Tue, 08 Jul, 2014
The European Court of Justice (ECJ) is to be asked to examine the law governing data protection following a student’s legal challenge over the rejection of his complaint about interference with personal privacy by the mass transfer of data by Facebook to the US intelligence services.
Thu, 19 Jun, 2014
Britain’s top counter-terrorism official says the country’s espionage rules allow its electronic spy agency to routinely intercept online communications between Britons who use US-based platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and Google.
Wed, 18 Jun, 2014
Germany’s top public prosecutor has launched an investigation into the bugging of Angela Merkel’s mobile phone by US intelligence in the light of revelations by former spy agency contractor Edward Snowden, authorities announced last night.
Thu, 05 Jun, 2014
US NATIONAL Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden delivered a Christmas message from his Russian sanctuary on British TV in which he said: “I didn’t want to change society. I wanted to give society a chance to determine if it should change itself.”
Thu, 09 Jan, 2014