Internet surveillance - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Internet surveillance

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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

US, China, Google on the spot over spying

Oct 24, 2013 - 7:08 AM

THE IGF s workshop on online oppression sparks a heated debate

TOUGH QUESTIONS. Panelists at the Internet Governance Forum's workshop on Oppression Online face tough questions from delegates about surveillance. US State Department official Scott Busby (second from left) and Google's Ross Young (4th from left) was asked the most questions. Photo by Ayee Macaraig/Rappler

'Surveillance hampers freedoms'

Oct 23, 2013 - 7:46 AM

Mass surveillance undermines efforts to promote a free and open Internet says UN leaders at 8th Internet Governance Forum in Indonesia

'ALARMING CHALLENGES.' World leaders express concern about reports of mass surveillance by the US at the opening of the Internet Governance Forum in Bali, Indonesia. Photo by Ayee Macaraig/Rappler

Two million monitoring Internet in China - state media

Oct 05, 2013 - 7:41 PM

The web police are employed by the government s propaganda arm as well as by commercial sites the Beijing News says

SURVEILLANCE. The govenment's propaganda arm employs "web police" to prevent social unrest and limit criticism

WikiLeaks plane 'ready' to bring Snowden to Iceland

Jun 21, 2013 - 11:07 AM

A businessman connected to WikiLeaks says a plane is ready to take whistleblower Edward Snowden to Iceland

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

US 'confident' of bringing leaker Snowden to justice

Jun 14, 2013 - 9:35 PM

The US government is confident it will bring leaker Edward Snowden to justice

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

US whistleblower must be in Iceland to seek asylum

Jun 10, 2013 - 6:51 PM

Iceland says it did not receive an application for asylum from US whistleblower Edward Snowden

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