Hong Kong refugees who aided Snowden facing deportation

/ May 15, 2017

Hong Kong refugees who aided Snowden facing deportation

A group of refugees who sheltered fugitive whistleblower Edward Snowden in Hong Kong are facing deportation after the city’s authorities rejected their bid for protection, their lawyer said Monday. The impoverished Philippine and Sri Lankan refugees helped the former National Security Agency contractor evade ...

May 3, 2017

NSA collected Americans' phone records despite change in law

The National Security Agency collected more than 151 million records of Americans’ phone calls last year, even after Congress limited its ability to collect bulk phone records, according to an annual report issued on Tuesday by the top U.S. intelligence officer. The report from ...

Apr 29, 2017

NSA announces it will stop collecting some internet communications

In a move applauded by privacy advocates, the United States’ signals intelligence agency said Friday it will no longer collect certain communications moving on the internet simply because they mention a foreign intelligence target. The National Security Agency (NSA)said it will now limit such ...

Tech-writing 'sleuth' outs FBI chief's secret Twitter account

Mar 31, 2017

Tech-writing 'sleuth' outs FBI chief's secret Twitter account

When FBI Director James Comey teased that he had joined the world of social media with secret Instagram and Twitter accounts, tech writer Ashley Feinberg took the dare. After four hours of FBI-level sleuthing, she was pretty sure she had the answer: On both ...