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Snowden's disclosure prompts global debate over privacy versus national security

The National Security Agency’s secret surveillance programs were the subject of a testy open hearing in the House of Representatives on Wednesday.<p>Those programs are not so secret, of course, since Edward Snowden blew their cover with his leaks a few weeks ago.<p>While the leaks focused on surveillance …

The Pandora's Box of NSA Data: On Trial for Murder Edition

An accused killer claims that information collected by the spy agency could help him clear his name.<p>Christiaan Botha/Flickr<p>NBC News alerts us to a man who insists that he is not guilty of the charges against him -- <i>and</i> that the NSA can prove it. "A defendant in a Florida murder trial says telephone …

Technology giants struggle to maintain credibility over NSA Prism surveillance

Technology giants battled to maintain their credibility on privacy issues over the weekend as further details emerged of their co-operation with US …

NSA's Prism surveillance program: how it works and what it can do

Since Prism was first revealed by the Guardian and the Washington Post, there has been much discussion across the media around exactly what the NSA's …

Letters: Orwell's fears refracted through the NSA's Prism

After we'd fondly imagined that the free, open and accountable society was merely being gradually encroached on by military and commercial interests, …

Mass Surveillance in America: A Timeline of Loosening Laws and Practices

Surveillance court created<p>After a post-Watergate Senate investigation documented abuses of government surveillance, Congress passes the Foreign …

NSA data surveillance: how much is too much?

The NSA collects and stores the phone records of millions of Americans. For thousands or millions of foreigners, it collects far more information …

Yahoo, Google, Facebook and more face fight to salvage reputations over NSA leaks

Google. Apple. Facebook. Microsoft: they are the brands that want the world to trust them with personal information, emails, photos, documents – yet …

Google asks government to reveal data on national security requests – as it happened

11.20pm BST<p>Summary<p>We're going to wrap up our <b>live blog coverage</b> for the day.<p><b>Both Google and Facebook called on the government to allow them to publish</b> …

NSA surveillance challenged in court as criticism grows over US data program

The first constitutional challenge to the widespread surveillance of US citizens disclosed by the whistleblower Edward Snowden was laid down on …

Europe warns US: you must respect the privacy of our citizens

European Union officials have demanded "swift and concrete answers" to their requests for assurances from the US that its mass data surveillance …

On the run and out of a job: Consulting company fires professed NSA leaker

Edward Snowden, who outed himself as the source of leaks about massive government surveillance programs, is out of a job.<p>The consulting company Booz Allen Hamilton, which does billions of dollars in business for the National Security Agency and other corners of the federal government, said Tuesday …

US-China summit ends with accord on all but cyber-espionage

The Chinese contrition over cyber-attacks that Washington had hoped for failed to materialise, but historic talks between presidents Obama and Xi …