Alex B

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‘Heroic effort at great personal cost’: Edward Snowden nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

A Swedish sociology professor has nominated Edward Snowden for the Nobel Peace Prize. He says the NSA whistleblower could help “save the prize from …

London's costs spiral upwards as Assange stakeout sees no end

London officials are facing scrutiny over the spiraling cost of maintaining a 24-hour police watch outside of the Ecuadorian embassy, where WikiLeaks …

US to deliver F16 fighter jets to Egypt as anti-American sentiment grows

The US still intends to deliver four F-16 fighter jets to Egypt, even after the army toppled the Islamist president there. The news comes as White …

US Postal Service photographing 160 billion letters annually

As Washington officials continue to grapple with the fallout from the NSA scandal, it has been revealed that the US Postal Service photographs the …

The Simple Reason Edward Snowden's Leaks Are So Damaging To America's Snooping

The ex-Booz Allen employee revealed some of the covert practices of National Security Agency (NSA) — an organization "whose sole purpose is to listen to everyone in the world," according to "Deep State: Inside the Government Secrecy Industry" by journalists Marc Ambinder and D.B. Grady.<p>The book …

Surveillance

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Senators accuse government of using 'secret law' to collect Americans' data

A bipartisan group of 26 US senators has written to intelligence chiefs to complain that the administration is relying on a "secret body of law" to …

Mohamed Morsi ousted in Egypt's second revolution in two years

A polarised Egypt is facing the most critical phase of its post-revolutionary life after Egypt's army ousted the country's elected president, Mohamed …