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XKeyscore: A Deal between the NSA and the german intelligence agency

XKeyscore: A Deal between the NSA and the german intelligence agency | Information wars | Scoop.it
Internal documents show that Germany's domestic intelligence agency received the coveted software program XKeyscore from the NSA and promised data from Germany in return.
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U.S. gives big, secret push to Internet surveillance

U.S. gives big, secret push to Internet surveillance | Information wars | Scoop.it
Justice Department agreed to issue '2511 letters' immunizing AT&T and other companies participating in a cybersecurity program from criminal prosecution under the Wiretap Act, according to new documents obtained by the Electronic Privacy...
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In January, the Department of Homeland Security's privacy office published a privacy analysis (PDF) of the program saying that users of the networks of companies participating in the program will see "an electronic login banner [saying] information and data on the network may be monitored or disclosed to third parties, and/or that the network users' communications on the network are not private."

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Russia to establish new cyberthreat response centre

Russia to establish new cyberthreat response centre | Information wars | Scoop.it
A new state centre for cyberthreat response is being established in Russia this year, expected to be formally approved in March according to a Russian Parliament spokesperson talking to SCMagazineUK.com.
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NSA and the "Surveillance State", all info stored, no matter the post!

RT talks to William Binney, whistleblower and former NSA crypto-mathematician who served in the agency for decades. Virtual privacy in US, Petraeus affair an...
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Looks like it was terrible under Bush and worst under Obama...

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Pierre Levy's comment, April 1, 2013 7:27 PM
To understand the context, read: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NSA_warrantless_surveillance_controversy