Wiretapping

AGO eyes closer antigraft collaboration with KPK, police

The Attorney General’s Office (AGO) announced on Tuesday that it aims to strengthen its ties with the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) and the …

Corruption

Greece orders Macedonian wiretap suspects' extradition

ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece ordered the extradition on Friday of two Macedonian nationals wanted by Interpol over their alleged involvement in a wiretap scandal that brought down Macedonia’s government in 2015, according to court officials.<p>Political turmoil was triggered in 2015 when opposition …

Greece

Greek court rules 2 Macedonians should be extradited

THESSALONIKI, Greece — A Greek court ruled Friday that two Macedonian men arrested on an international warrant issued by their country on charges …

Greece

DOJ: Court declaration of CPP-NPA as terror orgs will allow gov't to wiretap them, freeze assets

The Department of Justice (DOJ) will file before the appropriate court this January its petition for the declaration of the Communist Party of the …

Philippines

Mass. Legislature thwarts wiretap update; prosecutors cry foul

For decades, Massachusetts prosecutors have urged lawmakers to grant them broader power to conduct wiretaps to fight crime. For decades, the …

Boston

Read the letter from an ex-employee accusing Uber of hacking competitors and wiretapping

The tactics of Uber under Travis Kalanick continues to look like some mix of ancient Rome and the Nixon administration.<p>Last month, a letter written by Ric Jacobs, a former member of Uber’s security team, was sent to company management. It provided detailed accounts of some of the dirtiest things a …

Work-life Balance

EU news: Brexit, Farage, Juncker wiretap claims and Arnie

Brexit again dominated the European headlines, with a swipe from Nigel Farage at Theresa May, plus claims of wire-tapping when Jean-Claude Juncker was the Luxembourg PM, and a visit from Arnold Schwarzenegger.

Jean-Claude Juncker

Watch: Alex Jones Arguing With Amazon's Alexa Is the Funniest Thing You'll See All Day

Conspiracy theorists and others have longed warned that Amazon's Echo and Google Home listen — and can do so without being given a command — to …

Amazon Echo

Mom faces felony wiretapping charges after recording conversation with principal

A Maryland mother is charged with wiretapping, and could face up to 5 years in jail, stemming from an incident that happened at her daughter's school.<p>…

Crime

FBI head seems to confirm Russia probes have asked for wiretap warrants

Filed under: News, Politics, Congress<p>WASHINGTON — FBI Director Christopher Wray appeared to provide the first official confirmation Thursday that the FBI has applied for secret FISA warrants in the Russia investigation — the type of warrants that can allow the bureau to spy on the email and …

Christopher Wray

Undercover police use wiretap to bust Ozarks heroin ring of a dozen people, feds say

A Springfield heroin ring involving 12 people and at least 2 pounds of the drug has been discovered by investigators, according to federal charging …

Crime

When the CIA bugged my dad in our Prince George’s home

Twenty-five years apparently is not enough time to properly review the most sensitive documents about the Kennedy assassination. Now the CIA and FBI require another 180 days to complete this extended vetting process. The agencies are running out of time to prevent us from viewing the long-held and …

Opinion

Rooftop wiretap aims to learn what crows gossip about at dusk

An interdisciplinary team is using a covert sound-based approach, worthy of an avian CSI, to study the link between crows' calls and their behavior.

Virginia mom wanted to protect her 9-year-old from bullying. Now she’s facing wiretapping charges.

Sarah Sims was concerned that her 9-year-old child was being bullied at school. She reported the issue to school authorities, but did not feel that they were taking enough action to correct the issue. So she sent a cellphone to school to record the alleged bullying and show administrators how bad …

Conservative View

How they voted: Western Mass. lawmakers weigh in on immigrant detention, wiretapping

How members of the Western Massachusetts delegation voted on various pieces of legislation under consideration on Beacon Hill during the week ending …

Boston

Columbus tech firm Wiretap scans client firms' social networks for problems

If Uber had been using the product of a Columbus company, the ride-service company might have been able to catch and address its culture of sexual …

Louis Vuitton

One of the World’s Best Watchmakers Made a Secret Wiretapping Device

Patek Philippe is known for making some of the highest quality (and most expensive) watches in the world. But at some point, it also turned out an …

Patek Philippe

Auction Report: Behold The Patek Philippe Wiretapping Device That Just Sold At Antiquorum Geneva

The collection of non-watch ephemera associated with particular brands or retailers is a sideline for most collectors – an interesting sideline, but …

Watches

DEA Wiretap Led to Investigation of Las Vegas Shooter Stephen Paddock

FOLLOW US!<p>After turning up on a federal wiretap, accused Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock was investigated by the Drug Enforcement Administration, …

Las Vegas

Macedonian nationals arrested in Greece over wiretap scandal: police source

ATHENS (Reuters) - Two Macedonian nationals wanted by Interpol have been arrested in Greece over their alleged involvement in a wiretap scandal that brought down Macedonia’s government, a police official said on Thursday.<p>Two years of political turmoil were triggered in 2015 after opposition parties …

Macedonia

Media buries the lede on CNN wiretapping story; keeps focus on Russia

<i>This story was first published by Accuracy in Media.</i><p>For months, mainstream media reporters and anchors insisted there was no evidence for President …

Conservative View

Revisiting Trump’s Wiretap Tweets

CNN’s report that federal investigators “wiretapped former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort” has prompted some readers to ask why we don’t …

Donald Trump

James Clapper: It's 'Possible' Trump Was Recorded on Manafort Wiretap

Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper said on Wednesday night on CNN that it was "possible" and "conceivable" that President Donald …

Donald Trump

Obama Admin Intelligence Director Makes Unexpected Admission About Trump Wiretapping

Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper apparently lent some credibility Wednesday to President Donald Trump’s theory that the Obama …

Donald Trump

The FBI’s Wiretap of Paul Manafort’s Phone: 10 Things We Know For Sure

CNN is reporting that the FBI wiretapped former Trump for President chairman Paul Manafort before and after last year’s election. While unconfirmed, …

Paul Manafort

Duterte admits ordering wiretapping of alleged narco-politicians

MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday admitted he ordered the wiretapping of politicians allegedly engaged in the drug trade.<p>In his visit to …

Philippines

Manafort wiretapping a campaign conduit for Hillary Clinton?

A new report claiming that former Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort was wiretapped before and after the 2016 election could reinforce the president’s accusations that Barack Obama bugged Trump Tower during the 2016 campaign, according to Judge Andrew Napolitano.<p>“Donald Trump’s argument that he was …

Donald Trump

WSJ Openly Calls Mueller Probe A Sham Unless Wiretapping Investigated

The Wall Street Journal editorial board never minces words.<p>The conservative paper late Tuesday posted an editorial openly calling for Special Counsel …

Conservative View

Mike Huckabee Says the Trump Campaign 'Wiretap' Should Scare the 'Bejeebees' Out of Every American

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee has a warning for every American worried about their privacy and government overreach following the revelation …

Donald Trump

Youth Football Players Kneel During National Anthem Insider

<b>Hannity: 'President Trump Has Been Vindicated' By Report of Spying on Manafort</b><p><b>Threatening a 'War Crime': Mainstream Media Reacts to Trump's UN Speech</b><p>A youth football team in Illinois knelt for the national anthem before one of their games over the weekend in a Colin Kaepernick-inspired …

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