US surveillance - updates

Rappler's latest stories on US surveillance


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Snowden attacks Russia rights curbs as 'fundamentally wrong'

Sep 05, 2015 - 10:45 PM

Former US intelligence contractor Edward Snowden calls Moscow s restrictions on the web a mistake in policy and fundamentally wrong as he accepted a Norwegian freedom of expression prize by videophone from Russia

File photo by AFP/Wikileaks

Edward Snowden: World is rejecting mass surveillance

Jun 05, 2015 - 1:05 PM

Snowden: Though we have come a long way the right to privacy – the foundation of the freedoms enshrined in the United States Bill of Rights – remains under threat

SNOWDEN. A recent, undated handout picture received from Channel 4 on December 24, 2013 shows US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden preparing to make his television Christmas message. AFP PHOTO / CHANNEL 4

US planes keep distance from Chinese 'islands' – for now

May 22, 2015 - 8:06 AM

US officials have said they are weighing sending warships and surveillance aircraft within 12 nautical miles of the manmade islands in the South China Sea to test Beijing s controversial territorial claims

File photo of a US maritime patrol aircraft P-8A

Snowden filmmaker says US surveillance 'out of control'

Feb 14, 2015 - 3:45 PM

US journalist and documentarian Laura Poitras believes Edward Snowden s revelations helped to boost awareness of what the government is doing to collect information and the risk they are posing

ON US SURVEILLANCE. For three years, US journalist and documentarian Laura Poitras has been working on her documentary film 'Citizenfour' about US whistleblower Edward Snowden. File photo by Britta Pedersen/EPA

Snowden says he wants to return to US

May 29, 2014 - 10:56 AM

Snowden says If I could go any place in the world that place would be home nearly a year to the day since the US surveillance scandal began

SNOWDEN. Edward Snowden image from Wikileaks

Indonesia summons Australian ambassador over spying report

Oct 31, 2013 - 9:59 PM

Indonesia summons the Australian Ambassador following a report the Australian embassy in Jakarta was used for surveillance by the US

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Oct 31, 2013 - 9:21 PM

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EU to US: Friends don’t spy on each other

Oct 29, 2013 - 10:54 PM

EU Justice Commissioner Viviane Reding says it’s urgent the US rebuilds the trust of Europe after reports it spied on its leaders

Spain opens probe into US phone taps

Oct 29, 2013 - 9:45 PM

The Spanish probe will aim to establish if there are signs that a criminal offense took place

ENVOY SUMMONED. US Ambassador to Spain and Andorra James Costos (C) leaves the Spanish Foreign Affairs ministry on October 28, 2013 in Madrid after a meeting on reports of American spying on the country. Photo by Gerard Julien/AFP

WikiLeaks assisting Snowden asylum bid

Jun 20, 2013 - 10:29 AM

Julian Assange says he had been in contact with representatives of whistle blower Edward Snowden

WILLING TO HELP. Julian Assange in a file ohoto

FBI: Snowden under criminal investigation

Jun 13, 2013 - 11:53 PM

The FBI s admission it is seeking to prosecute whistleblower Edward Snowden is the first explicit confirmation the United States is pursuing the American IT specialist

WHISTLEBLOWER. Edward Snowden speaks during an interview with British newspaper The Guardian in Hong Kong, June 6, 2013. Image courtesy of The Guardian/Laura Poitras, Glenn Greenwald

US whistleblower must be in Iceland to seek asylum

Jun 10, 2013 - 6:51 PM

Iceland says it did not receive an application for asylum from US whistleblower Edward Snowden

WHISTLEBLOWER. Edward Snowden speaks during an interview with British newspaper The Guardian in Hong Kong, June 6, 2013. Image courtesy of The Guardian/Laura Poitras, Glenn Greenwald

Internet titans deny opening doors to US spies

Jun 07, 2013 - 9:43 AM

Apple Facebook and other Internet greats deny giving the US government access to their servers