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NSA Dishfire program harvested 200 million text messages daily claims report - I4U News

NSA Dishfire program harvested 200 million text messages daily claims report - I4U News | Politics Daily News | Scoop.it
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A new report has surfaced and the Telegraph reports that the NSA in the US has been running a program code-named Dishfire. Dishfire allegedly captured about 200 million text messages each day. The original report started with the paper The Guardian and was based on material from a former NSA contractor named Edward Snowden.

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US mulling amnesty for Snowden? - Politics Balla

US mulling amnesty for Snowden? - Politics Balla | Politics Daily News | Scoop.it
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Washington, Dec 16 (IANS) US National Security Agency whistle blower Edward Snowden could be granted amnesty to return to the US if he agrees to stop leaking secret documents, a senior NSA official has hinted.

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Obama cancels talks with Putin before G-20 summit - Politics Balla

Obama cancels talks with Putin before G-20 summit - Politics Balla | Politics Daily News | Scoop.it
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Miffed over Moscow's decision to grant asylum to classified leaker Edward Snowden, President Barack Obama has cancelled talks next month with Russian President Vladimir Putin ahead of the G-20 summit in St. Petersburg.

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Snowden asylum 'limited blow' to Russia-US ties: Experts - Politics Balla

Snowden asylum 'limited blow' to Russia-US ties: Experts - Politics Balla | Politics Daily News | Scoop.it
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After 40 days of being stranded in a Moscow airport, fugitive US intelligence whistleblower Edward Snowden received temporary asylum in Russia. However, experts say that despite an apparent desire for the least impact from both countries, the one-year permission would still deal a "limited blow" to the Russia-US ties.

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US Declassifies Snowden Leaked Documents - Politics Balla

US Declassifies Snowden Leaked Documents - Politics Balla | Politics Daily News | Scoop.it
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The U.S. has declassified secret orders that allowed it to engage in massive surveillance of the phone calls and Internet usage of Americans, information about two clandestine programs that former intelligence contractor Edward Snowden.

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