Parliamentarians meet in Quito to discuss security and cyber espionage

Around 240 parliamentarians from 17 countries of Asia and the Pacific are in Quito since yesterday for the Twenty-Third Meeting of the Asia Pacific Parliamentary Forum, to discuss policies on climate change, security, cyber espionage and terrorism. The forum started on Sunday and...

Snowden will not be interrogated in Germany after refusal of the Constitutional Tribunal

Former CIA analyst Edward Snowden will not be questioned in Germany after on Friday the Constitutional Tribunal (CT) in that country rejected an appeal by the parliamentary opposition groups, the Greens and the Left, which sought to force an interrogation in the country....

Snowden is awarded “Alternative Nobel” for his revelations

The former analyst for the US National Security Agency Edward Snowden today defended an “open” and “liberal” society when accepting the so-called “Alternative Nobel.” “All this has to do with making our society safer, the freedoms that we...

Reform to NSA surveillance program is blocked

On Tuesday, the US Senate refused to consider the draft USA Freedom Act as part of the reform to the US surveillance program since the revelations of Edward Snowden in 2013. Despite the support of President Barack Obama and backed by Silicon Valley groups and large technology...

Snowden reveals existence of program against cyberattacks of NSA

Former consultant to the National Security Agency (NSA), Edward Snowden said the agency has a computer program capable of automatically counterattack, without any human intervention, to hackers. According to Snowden, this antivirus, known as “MonsterMind” is a dubious...

Assange highlighted the effect of Edward Snowden’s revelations

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said that “revelations” of former CIA analyst Edward Snowden “turned people more aware,” according to a publication in the Brazilian press last Sunday. In an interview with the daily O ‘Estado de Sao Paulo, Assange...

British law of cyber and phone surveillance is criticized by Snowden

The former agent of the National Security Agency U.S. (NSA) Edward Snowden has described as “incredible” the UK decision to introduce an emergency law to monitor internet and telephone calls. In a statement to the newspaper “The Guardian” released today,...

Germany expels head of the CIA at the American Embassy in Berlin

The German government this Thursday announced the expulsion of the head of the U.S. secret services in Germany, due to allegations of spying for the benefit of Washington. “We call on the representative of the U.S. secret services in the U.S. embassy to leave...
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