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Brazil prosecutors charge U.S. journalist Greenwald with cybercrimes

Jan 22, 2020 - 9:23 AM

Greenwald takes to Twitter to denounce the charges as 'an attack on press freedom'

CHARGED. US journalist Glenn Greenwald, founder and editor of The Intercept website, gestures during a hearing at the Lower House's Human Rights Commission in Brasilia, Brazil, on June 25, 2019. Photo by Evaristo Sa/AFP)

Journalist rebuts claim that Snowden files breached

Jun 15, 2015 - 11:29 PM

Edward Snowden who has been granted asylum in Russia is being sought by Washington which has branded him a hacker and a traitor

NSA intercepts US-made routers, adds spy backdoors: report

May 13, 2014 - 2:31 PM

According to Greenwald the Internet devices are intercepted implanted with backdoor surveillance tools and then repackaged for export from the US

Obama meets Internet bosses on spying

Mar 22, 2014 - 8:44 AM

Officials say executives at the meeting include Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook Reed Hastings of Netflix Drew Houston of Dropbox Alexander Karp of Palantir and Aaron Levie of Box

Life and Style wRap: Harry Potter, the Oscars, and more

Dec 21, 2013 - 10:32 AM

Harry Potter author J K Rowling is to co produce a British stage show about the boy wizard s early years living with the Dursleys

UP NEXT. British author J K Rowling is set to take the Harry Potter series further. AFP File Photo

Snowden offers to help Brazil investigate NSA spying

Dec 18, 2013 - 7:44 AM

The move was widely interpreted as a request for asylum in Brazil

Spain opens probe into US phone taps

Oct 29, 2013 - 9:45 PM

The Spanish probe will aim to establish if there are signs that a criminal offense took place

ENVOY SUMMONED. US Ambassador to Spain and Andorra James Costos (C) leaves the Spanish Foreign Affairs ministry on October 28, 2013 in Madrid after a meeting on reports of American spying on the country. Photo by Gerard Julien/AFP

Spain presses for details of US eavesdropping

Oct 28, 2013 - 9:40 PM

Spain demands details of any US eavesdropping following new reports of mass phone surveillance

EAVESDROPPING. A man holds a placard reading "USA spy and rob us" as the car of U.S. Ambassador to Spain and Andorra James Costos leaves the Spanish Foreign Affairs ministry in Madrid. AFP PHOTO/ GERARD JULIEN

NSA 'tracked 60 million calls in Spain in a month'

Oct 28, 2013 - 5:12 PM

UPDATED The National Security Agency tracked the origin and destination of calls and their duration US blogger Glenn Greenwald said in a story in El Mundo

INTEL HQ. The National Security Agency (NSA) headquarters at Fort Meade, Maryland, as seen from the air, January 29, 2010. Photo by Saul Loeb/AFP

France feared US hacked president, was Israel involved?

Oct 25, 2013 - 10:18 PM

The leaked document published by Le Monde underlines that NSA officials were anxious not to cause any further offence to their angry French counterparts

Greenwald quits Guardian for 'dream' project

Oct 16, 2013 - 8:41 AM

Greenwald told BuzzFeed it would be a very well funded very substantial new media outlet

GLENN GREENWALD. Brazil-based Guardian reporter Glenn Greenwald testifying before the Brazilian Senate's foreign relations committee, in Brasilia, on August 6, 2013. Photo by AFP / Agencia Senado / Lia de Paula

Mexico leader to discuss alleged US spying with Obama

Sep 05, 2013 - 7:03 AM

The new claims of spying in Latin America came two months after allegations of widespread US electronic espionage in the region

Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto during the ceremonial transfer of executive powers, Mexico City, Mexico, 1 December 2012. Photo courtesy of the Office of the President, Mexico.

Brazil, Mexico summon US envoys over spy claims

Sep 03, 2013 - 7:53 AM

UPDATED Brazil says breach unacceptable unallowable violation of sovereignty; Mexico wants exhaustive investigation

US spied on Brazil, Mexico presidents - report

Sep 02, 2013 - 4:32 PM

Report: Emails of Mexico s Peña Nieto accessed while web content accessed by Brazil s Rousseff monitored

Miranda wins UK injunction on Snowden leaks

Aug 23, 2013 - 12:13 AM

The partner of US journalist Glenn Greenwald who helped publish Edward Snowden s leaked files won a limited injunction from Britain s High Court protecting material seized during his detention at a London airport

David Miranda (L), the Brazilian partner of Guardian journalist Glenn Greenwald (R), is pictured at Rio de Janeiro's Tom Jobim international airport upon his arrival on August 19, 2013. Photo by AFP / Marcelo Piu / Agencia O Globo

US leaks journalist's partner takes legal action over UK detention

Aug 21, 2013 - 8:32 AM

The Guardian said the British government had forced it to destroy files or face a court battle over its publication of US security secrets leaked by Snowden

The offices of the Guardian newspaper in London, England, 20 August 2013. Photo by EPA/Facundo Arrizabalaga

Britain faces furor over Snowden-linked detention

Aug 19, 2013 - 8:19 PM

British authorities faced a furor Monday after they held the partner of a journalist who worked with Edward Snowden

GLENN GREENWALD. Brazil-based Guardian reporter Glenn Greenwald testifying before the Brazilian Senate's foreign relations committee, in Brasilia, on August 6, 2013. Photo by AFP / Agencia Senado / Lia de Paula

Partner of NSA leaks journalist held for 9 hours

Aug 19, 2013 - 8:23 AM

UPDATE David Miranda husband of journalist Glenn Greenwald was held up as he passed through the airport on his way home to Rio de Janeiro from Berlin

Brazil-based Guardian reporter Glenn Greenwald testifying before the Brazilian Senate's foreign relations committee, in Brasilia, on August 6, 2013. Photo by AFP / Agencia Senado / Lia de Paula

Snowden chose not to release most damaging data: journalist

Jul 14, 2013 - 3:15 PM

Glenn Greenwald: Snowden has enough information to cause more damage to the US government in a minute alone than anyone else has ever had in the history of the United States

SNOWDEN REAPPEARS. A photo made available by Human Rights Watch shows former CIA employee-turned whistleblower Edward Snowden at the Sheremetyevo airport in Moscow 12 July 2013. EPA/Tanya Lokshina /Human Rights Watch handout

US plans 'aggressive' pursuit of Snowden

Jun 11, 2013 - 9:14 AM

US lawmakers demanded his immediate extradition from Hong Kong over his sensational leaking of an Internet surveillance program

INTEL HQ. The National Security Agency (NSA) headquarters at Fort Meade, Maryland, as seen from the air, January 29, 2010. Photo by Saul Loeb/AFP

Leak highlights risk of outsourcing US spy work

Jun 11, 2013 - 2:14 AM

UPDATE Jobs that were once performed by government employees are now carried out by paid contractors in a dramatic shift that began in the 1990s

INTEL HQ. The National Security Agency (NSA) headquarters at Fort Meade, Maryland, as seen from the air, January 29, 2010. Photo by Saul Loeb/AFP

U.S. contractor says he leaked intel data

Jun 10, 2013 - 6:16 AM

UPDATED Edward Snowden: I could not allow the US government to destroy privacy Internet freedom and basic liberties for people around the world

WHISTLEBLOWER. Edward Snowden speaks during an interview with British newspaper The Guardian in Hong Kong, June 6, 2013. Image courtesy of The Guardian/Laura Poitras, Glenn Greenwald