China criticizes US for being ‘world’s number one secret stealer’ after reports of NSA spying on allied leaders

The Chinese Foreign Ministry has issued a stern rebuke of US intelligence practices after Emmanuel Macron and Angela Merkel demanded answers about reports that Washington used Danish intelligence to monitor its allied leaders. … Read More >China criticizes US for being ‘world’s number one secret stealer’ after reports of NSA spying on allied leaders

Germany seeks ‘clarification’ over media report claiming Denmark’s secret service helped NSA spy on Merkel

Berlin wants an explanation from its partners after several media outlets alleged that Germany’s ally and neighbor Denmark had worked with US intelligence agency the NSA to spy on Chancellor Angela Merkel. … Read More >Germany seeks ‘clarification’ over media report claiming Denmark’s secret service helped NSA spy on Merkel

France says allegations of US espionage on European leaders are ‘extremely serious’ & may have ‘consequences’

Reports that the US National Intelligence Agency, aided by Denmark, spied on top European politicians including Angela Merkel are “extremely serious” if true, the French secretary of state for European affairs has said. … Read More >France says allegations of US espionage on European leaders are ‘extremely serious’ & may have ‘consequences’

Denmark helped NSA spy on Merkel & other European leaders, new reports reveal, as Snowden says Biden was ‘deeply involved’

The US National Intelligence Agency received support from Denmark in spying on European politicians, according to a new joint media report, something President Joe Biden is well-informed to answer for, says Edward Snowden. … Read More >Denmark helped NSA spy on Merkel & other European leaders, new reports reveal, as Snowden says Biden was ‘deeply involved’

Happy birthday, international spying network! Britain’s GCHQ and America’s NSA hail 75th anniversary of their alliance

An espionage union once a very closely-guarded secret is now commemorated by the shadowy agencies involved. Citizens should ask why the sudden change of heart, and what the collaboration means for them and for their countries. … Read More >Happy birthday, international spying network! Britain’s GCHQ and America’s NSA hail 75th anniversary of their alliance

The Pentagon Canceled a Mysterious ‘LifeLog’ Tracker Days Before Facebook Was Founded

Now forgotten, LifeLog was dreamed up by DARPA, an agency inside the Department of Defense. Documents show LifeLog’s goal was to collect data on everywhere a person goes, and everything they see, say and do. Information was going to be aggregated in a timeline — LifeLog would then identify “patterns” to understand your routines and interests. … Read More >The Pentagon Canceled a Mysterious ‘LifeLog’ Tracker Days Before Facebook Was Founded

Edward Snowden Criticizes Amazon For Hiring Former Director of US National Security Agency

US whistleblower Edward Snowden criticized Amazon after it was reported that Keith Alexander, a former chief of the US National Security Agency (NSA), who held the post when the global surveillance scandal broke out, had joined the e-commerce giant’s board as a director. … Read More >Edward Snowden Criticizes Amazon For Hiring Former Director of US National Security Agency