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France increases internet monitoring powers

A last-minute opposition attempt failed to block the French government from its latest act, which gives it more power to monitor phone and internet connection data without any sort of legal barriers. Government departments now have boarder grounds to base monitoring requests on, and do not need to go through judges for the warrant to Full Article

Amnesty International suing UK government for spying

Human rights organization Amnesty International is suing the British government for its involvement in the NSA/GCHQ spying scandal exposed by Edward Snowden, based on the impeachment of the UK’s ...Full Article

Tech giants address Obama and internet spying in open letter

The world’s top tech companies have united to create the Global Government Surveillance Reform movement, in an attempt to counter the recent surge in internet surveillance that has dogged ...Full Article

Putin: NSA surveillance necessary for counterterrorism

Despite his country’s apparent welcome of NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, Russian president Vladimir Putin has gone on to claim that the agency’s surveillance activities are necessary for counterterrorism efforts. ...Full Article

NSA spied on ‘World of Warcraft’ and other online games

According to documents dating back to 2008 leaked by Edward Snowden, American and British intelligence agencies were using online games like World of Warcraft and Second Life to spy on users. ...Full Article