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Spying

# spying - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

From Business ETC Major victory for Irish online rights group as ECJ strikes down EU mobile surveillance rules Privacy

Major victory for Irish online rights group as ECJ strikes down EU mobile surveillance rules

Digital Rights Ireland hard argued that the rules requiring operators to keep call details were against fundamental rights.

# spying - Thursday 27 February, 2014

From Business ETC Spy agency captures millions of Yahoo users’ webcam images Spying

Spy agency captures millions of Yahoo users’ webcam images

In one six-month period in 2008, the British spy agency collected webcam imagery from more than 1.8 million Yahoo user accounts around the world.

# spying - Monday 10 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach: Details of bugging controversy should be made available for ‘public analysis’ Garda Ombudsman

Taoiseach: Details of bugging controversy should be made available for ‘public analysis’

Justice Minister Alan Shatter is meeting GSOC today following reports that a surveillance operation was used to hack into the police watchdog’s emails, wi-fi and phone systems.

# spying - Friday 17 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Obama clips NSA’s wings but bulk collections will continue Spying

Obama clips NSA’s wings but bulk collections will continue

The NSA will now have to seek court orders to access data on specific targets, but will continue to collect massive amounts of data.

From TheJournal.ie Obama to unveil NSA data collection reforms Spying

Obama to unveil NSA data collection reforms

The US president is expected to roll out only modest changes to the way in which the NSA collects phone and internet information.

# spying - Tuesday 14 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie NY Times reporter fighting order to reveal his CIA sources Reliable Sources

NY Times reporter fighting order to reveal his CIA sources

James Risen says he is willing to go to jail to protect those who gave him information.

# spying - Thursday 26 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie ‘Privacy matters’: Here’s Edward Snowden’s Alternative Christmas Message Not The Queen

‘Privacy matters’: Here’s Edward Snowden’s Alternative Christmas Message

In case you missed it, here is what he fugitive whistleblower had to say in Channel 4′s Alternative Christmas Message.

# spying - Tuesday 24 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Edward Snowden to deliver Channel 4′s Alternative Christmas Message Surveillance

Edward Snowden to deliver Channel 4′s Alternative Christmas Message

It’s now 20 years since the British broadcaster began airing its alternative to the Queen’s annual televised address.

# spying - Thursday 19 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie NSA powers have ‘gone too far’ says White House panel Spying

NSA powers have ‘gone too far’ says White House panel

The mass collection of private phonecalls should be stopped, the review says.

# spying - Tuesday 17 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Snowden offers Brazil help in investigating spying in exchange for asylum Spying

Snowden offers Brazil help in investigating spying in exchange for asylum

The NSA whistleblower says that until he is granted political asylum, he cannot speak out.

# spying - Wednesday 27 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Column: The EU seems just as interested in your data as the NSA Opinion

Column: The EU seems just as interested in your data as the NSA

Searching questions need to be asked over what type of data the EU retains – and what it does with this data, writes David Moloney.

# spying - Wednesday 13 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie MI6 spy found dead and locked in sports bag likely an accident – UK police Spy In The Bag Case

MI6 spy found dead and locked in sports bag likely an accident – UK police

A fresh review of the mysterious “spy in the bag” case has concluded that Gareth Williams was not murdered but had climbed into the bag without assistance.

# spying - Friday 8 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Guardian editor faces grilling over Edward Snowden’s NSA leaks Spying

Guardian editor faces grilling over Edward Snowden’s NSA leaks

Alan Rusbridger has been asked to appear before the British parliament’s Home Affairs Select Committee next month.

# spying - Thursday 7 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie “Our adversaries are rubbing their hands with glee. Al-Qaeda is lapping it up.” – MI6 Spying

“Our adversaries are rubbing their hands with glee. Al-Qaeda is lapping it up.” – MI6

British spy chiefs said today that intelligence leaks by Edward Snowden were being used by enemies to change the way they operate.

# spying - Monday 4 November, 2013

From Business ETC Google boss says US data spying “outrageous” and potentially illegal Google

Google boss says US data spying “outrageous” and potentially illegal

Eric Schmidt was responding to reports that the US government spied on the company’s data centres.

# spying - Friday 1 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie John Kerry: Yes, US spying ‘has reached too far’ at times Tensions

John Kerry: Yes, US spying ‘has reached too far’ at times

The admission by the US Secretary of State was unprecedented as the tense row between the US and Europe rumbles on.

# spying - Thursday 31 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Tánaiste on NSA spying: ‘Friends don’t bug each other’s telephones’ Tapping

Tánaiste on NSA spying: ‘Friends don’t bug each other’s telephones’

Eamon Gilmore has said that the government does not have any information that the US carried out surveillance on its activities.

From TheJournal.ie Gilmore raised concerns over US spying with embassy in Dublin this summer Spying

Gilmore raised concerns over US spying with embassy in Dublin this summer

The Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore said he expressed the government’s concerns to the US Embassy in Dublin at a senior official level.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Thursday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Happy Halloween! Here are the nine stories you need to know as you kick off your day.

# spying - Wednesday 30 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie NSA ‘tapped into links to Google, Yahoo data centres’ Spying

NSA ‘tapped into links to Google, Yahoo data centres’

The latest reports show that a programme intercepted data flows – and it was operated jointly with the NSA’s British counterpart.

From TheJournal.ie Even the Pope has had his phone tapped by the US says Italian magazine Spying

Even the Pope has had his phone tapped by the US says Italian magazine

The NSA snooped on Jorge Mario Bergoglio’s residence in the Vatican before he was elected as Pope Francis in March according to Panorama magazine.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Wednesday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Good morning. Here are the nine stories you need to know as you start your day.

# spying - Tuesday 29 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday

Everyone’s talking about the final Troika review, another Labour resignation and the testimony of US intelligence officials.

From TheJournal.ie Photobomb protestors tell the NSA to ‘stop spying’ Spying

Photobomb protestors tell the NSA to ‘stop spying’

The CodePink protestors sat behind the National Security Agency’s chief at hearings today.

From TheJournal.ie NSA chief: Europe spy reports are “completely false” Spying

NSA chief: Europe spy reports are “completely false”

General Keith Alexander made the comments after reports of alleged snooping on German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

From TheJournal.ie A ‘total review’ on US surveillance operations ordered Spying

A ‘total review’ on US surveillance operations ordered

Senate intelligence committee chair Dianne Feinstein wants a sweeping review into spying on EU allies.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should the US apologise for spying on world leaders? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the US apologise for spying on world leaders?

The US is under increasing pressure to explain its covert surveillance programmes – but does it need to apologise?

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Tuesday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Good morning. Here are the nine stories you need to know as you kick off your day.

# spying - Sunday 27 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Merkel’s phone bugged by US since 2002, report claims Spying

Merkel’s phone bugged by US since 2002, report claims

Der Spiegel claims that the German Chancellor’s mobile is one of many on the NSA’s tracking list.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Sunday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Good morning. Here are the nine stories you need to know this morning.

# spying - Saturday 26 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie German spy chiefs will travel to US to demand explanations Spygate

German spy chiefs will travel to US to demand explanations

Allegations of US spying has caused “a moment of tension” with some allies, admitted the US.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Saturday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Good morning. Here are the nine things you need to know this morning as you start your weekend…

# spying - Friday 25 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Merkel demands no spying agreement: ‘Spying among friends, that cannot be’ US Spying

Merkel demands no spying agreement: ‘Spying among friends, that cannot be’

France and Germany have called for an agreement with the US by the end of the year to try to resolve a dispute over spying.

# spying - Thursday 24 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach on Merkel ‘bugging’ claims: ‘I always operate on the basis that my calls are listened to’ Spying
From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Thursday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Good morning. Here are the nine stories you need to know this morning.

# spying - Wednesday 23 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Merkel calls Obama over claims the US is spying on her mobile phone Spying

Merkel calls Obama over claims the US is spying on her mobile phone

President Obama denied the claim according to a US spokesperson.

From TheJournal.ie US: We never snooped on the French. France: We don’t believe you Strained Relations

US: We never snooped on the French. France: We don’t believe you

The US has denied a report that it monitored 70 million phone calls during one month – but French newspaper Le Monde is standing by its story.

# spying - Tuesday 22 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Tuesday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Good morning. Here are the nine stories you need to know this morning.

# spying - Saturday 31 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Someone spied on this Reddit user — using a bugged extension cable Scary

Someone spied on this Reddit user — using a bugged extension cable

Commenters on the social news website analysed images of a strange collection of wires found inside an extension lead — and identified it as surveillance equipment.

# spying - Sunday 18 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Drones not just for spying – they spot ancient ruins too Peru

Drones not just for spying – they spot ancient ruins too

The spy craft are not just being used in war and military surveillance – in Peru, they are studying ancient ruins.

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