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NSA chief shared only part of the story at Black Hat

When NSA chief Gen. Keith Alexander addressed the Black Hat conference earlier this year, he painted a rosy picture of how well the agency controls access to its phone record database, but he never brought up cases when those controls broke down, unauthorized access was made, and data was shared …

Argentina, Brazil agree on cyber-defense alliance against US espionage

Defense ministers of Brazil and Argentina have pledged to cooperate closely to improve cyber defense capabilities following revelations of the scale …

Inside the mind of NSA chief Gen Keith Alexander | Glenn Greenwald

A lavish Star Trek room he had built as part of his 'Information Dominance Center' is endlessly revealing<p><b>(updated below; Update II [w/correction])</b><p>It has been previously reported that the mentality of NSA chief Gen. Keith Alexander is captured by his motto "Collect it All". It's a get-everything …

NSA Intelligence Agency spies on International Credit Card Transactions including Visa

<b>"The truth is coming, and it cannot be stopped", Edward Snowden.</b> The National Security Agency isn’t just snooping into phone and online …

Black Mauritanians suffer 'slavery-like' conditions, says UN

Black Mauritanians are still subject to slavery-like practices, including sexual violence and discrimination, a UN human rights expert has said.<p>The UN special rapporteur on racism, Mutuma Ruteere, told the Guardian that generations of people, particularly women and girls, were still living with …

Race on the Runway: a report card | Financial Times

Given the diversity debate that raged during New York Fashion Week – and which is making its way over the ocean to London, where the shows began …

Are Blacks Names ‘Weird,’ or Are You Just Racist?

A Reddit thread has ignited a new debate over unconventional black names.<p>Reddit isn’t just a clearinghouse for interviews, animal pictures, and crazy …