Gujarat's Stalk-gate: The Inside Story
Nov 23, 2013
World | Associated Press | Saturday December 7, 2013
The National Security Agency on Friday said its tracking of cellphones overseas is legally authorized under a sweeping U.S. presidential order.
Associated Press | Friday December 6, 2013
Responding to a report on NSA's cellphone location tracking activities, President Barack Obama defended the spy agency on an interview.
World | Agence France-Presse | Thursday December 5, 2013
The National Security Agency (NSA) is collecting some 5 billion records a day on the location of mobile phones around the world.
World | Ravi Somaiya, The New York Times | Wednesday December 4, 2013
The top editor of the British newspaper The Guardian told Parliament on Tuesday that it has met with government agencies in Britain and the United States more than 100 times and been subjected to measures "designed to intimidate."
World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday December 3, 2013
The UN peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo on Tuesday officially launched a surveillance drone in the strife-torn northeast in the first such move by the United Nations.
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday December 2, 2013
Australia's spy agency offered to share information about its own citizens with its foreign intelligence partners, according to leaked documents published Monday.
World | Reuters | Friday November 29, 2013
Canada allowed the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) to conduct widespread surveillance during the 2010 Group of 20 summit in Toronto.
World | Reuters | Friday November 29, 2013
Google's practice of combining personal data from its many different online services violates Dutch data protection law.
World | Associated Press | Thursday November 28, 2013
CBC News in Canada is citing documents shared by former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden in reporting that Canadian authorities allowed the U.S. agency to spy in the country during the G8 and G20 summits in Ontario in 2010.
Reuters | Wednesday November 27, 2013
The committee also expressed concern at the harm such surveillance may have on human rights.
World | Reuters | Wednesday November 27, 2013
A U.N. General Assembly committee on Tuesday called for an end to excessive electronic surveillance and expressed concern at the harm such scrutiny, including spying in foreign states and the mass collection of personal data, may have on human rights...
India | Ellen Berry and Hari Kumar, The New York Times | Tuesday November 26, 2013
In a set of telephone transcripts and recordings that were published by an Indian website this month, high-ranking intelligence and security officers from the western state of Gujarat can be heard reporting back on an unusual assignment: covertly tra...
World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday November 26, 2013
Malaysia summoned the high commissioner from neighbouring Singapore on Tuesday over a media report that said the city-state helped facilitate US-Australian surveillance in the region.
Reuters | Monday November 25, 2013
Twitter's move is the latest response from US Internet firms following disclosures by former spy agency contractor Edward Snowden about widespread, classified US government surveillance programs.
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday November 25, 2013
A Chinese government worker in the ancient Silk Road oasis of Kashgar beckons two women to her streetside stand and logs their details under the gaze of a surveillance camera. Their offence: wearing veils.
Sunday November 24, 2013
Capital market watchdog Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) has enhanced surveillance for possible money laundering activities in capital markets to thwart any attempts by listed companies and intermediaries to launder investors' money or b...
Assembly | Press Trust of India | Sunday November 24, 2013
Sebi has enhanced surveillance for possible money laundering activities in capital markets to thwart any attempts by listed companies and intermediaries to launder investors' money or bring in foreign funds for polls.
India | Sreenivasan Jain | Saturday November 23, 2013
Suspended IAS officer Pradeep Sharma has claimed that he was asked to provide special favours to the woman who was placed under surveillance allegedly under the orders of Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi.
India | Reported by Sreenivasan Jain, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Thursday November 21, 2013
The expansive surveillance of a young woman in Gujarat by the state's most senior police officers was "elaborate protection, not snooping", the BJP has claimed, as it battles allegations that the espionage was illegal and ordered by Narendra Modi, wh...
World | Reuters | Thursday November 21, 2013
Australia warned travellers to Indonesia of a planned demonstration at its embassy in Jakarta on Thursday as anger grows over reports Canberra spied on top Indonesians, including the president and his wife.