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Facebook, Google And Yahoo Petition To Reveal FISA Requests
It hasn’t been long since former CIA technical analyst Edward Snowden leaked a cache of top secret documents which alleged that the NSA was obtaining user data from major internet companies. The companies named in those documents included Facebook, Google, Microsoft and Yahoo, among others. Most of these companies denied knowing about the PRISM program. Its no secret that the U.S. government does make requests for user data under the […]

NSA Allegedly Paid Google, Microsoft, Yahoo And Facebook Millions To Cover Compliance Costs
Whistleblower Edward Snowden is at it again. In a new string of documents provided to The Guardian by the ex-CIA technical analyst, it is alleged that NSA paid millions of dollars of taxpayer money to internet companies such as Google, Microsoft, Yahoo and Facebook. Previous leaks from Edward Snowden allege that these major companies, and a few more, are involved in the National Security Agency’s PRISM program. Soon after the […]

Federal Government Allegedly Asking Major Internet Companies For User Passwords
A part of the government’s surveillance antics were revealed by Edward Snowden, who blew the whistle on NSA’s PRISM program. Since the leaks, there has been a lot of debate on how the government is spying through major internet companies. In the PRISM saga, big companies such as Microsoft, Apple, Google and Yahoo were named, though all of them denied knowing about the program. CNET now reports, citing people familiar […]

NSA Can Reportedly Tap In To Skype Audio And Video Calls
Newly leaked documents from Edward Snowden, the man behind the PRISM leak, claim that Microsoft has provide NSA with access that even lets it tap in to video and audio calls made through Skype.


France Allegedly Has Its Own Surveillance System Similar To PRISM
France reportedly has its own data monitoring system that is quite like NSA's PRISM program. Its program is said to be headed by DGSE, the country's intelligence agency.

Complaints Against U.S. Companies Named In PRISM Filed With EU
Complaints have been filed with the EU against Facebook, Skype, Yahoo, Microsoft and Apple since they have allegedly provided the NSA data under the PRISM program.

Chinese Media Dubs Various U.S. Products As Security Threats
Chinese media outlets are calling U.S. made tech products security threats, after Edward Snowden revealed that U.S. used Cisco routers to hack in to computer systems in China and Hong Kong.

PRISM Leak Source Edward Snowden Charged With Espionage
Edward Snowden, the PRISM leak source, has been charged with espionage by the U.S. government. Earlier today he reported flew out of Hong Kong and headed to Moscow.

UK's GCHQ Reportedly Intercepting Data By Tapping Fiber Optic Cables
Edward Snowden has now leaked documents which reveal that UK's GCHQ, is allegedly intercepting large quantities of web and telephone call data by tapping fiber optic cables directly which carry internet traffic

UK Reportedly Monitored Foreign Delegates' Communications At 2009 G20 Summits
A new report claims that UK's GCHQ agency monitored communications of foreign delegates at the G20 summits in 2009.

Facebook, Apple and Microsoft Give New Information On Government Data Requests
Ever since the PRISM scandal (a government program deemed legal that collects digital information for security purposes) exploded in the media, public-facing companies like Facebook, Apple, Google and Microsoft have been on the defensive in terms of public relations since they are at the forefront of the public’s reaction (if not anger). The original story was that the government security agencies had “direct access” to the companies servers. All of […]

Yahoo Apparently Fought Court Order Before Becoming Part Of PRISM
According to a new report Yahoo against a court order before having to join the NSA's PRISM program.

PRISM Leak Source Claims U.S. Hacked Into China And Hong Kong
Edward Snowden, the PRISM leak source, claims that U.S. has been hacking into China and Hong Kong's computer systems. This has allegedly been going on since 2009.

Survey Finds That Americans Are OK With Phone Tracking, But Not Email Monitoring
When the story of PRISM first broke, there were many who were shocked by this. Of course there were some who sort of expected that this was going on, and then there were those who could not believe their own government was doing this. Most reactions on the internet seemed to be against PRISM, but interestingly a new study from the Pew Research Center has found that while the idea […]

Campaigns Supporting PRISM Leak Source Already Launched
Online communities as well as individuals have risen up in support of PRISM leak source Edward Snowden. Campaigns for his pardon and crowd-sourced monetary assistance have been started online.

PRISM Leak Source And Motivations Revealed
The PRISM leak source and his motivations behind the leak have finally been revealed. Edward Snowden, a 29 year old former technical assistant for CIA, is the PRISM leak source.

PRISM Reportedly Accesses Data Without Companies Knowing
NSA PRISM program is reportedly capable of accessing data from internet companies without them even knowing. Secure portals have apparently been set up by companies that can be accessed any time by authorized government employees.

PRISM Program Allegedly Providing Intelligence To UK
A new report alleges that UK's Government Communications Headquarters have also been receiving information from internet companies. It is claimed to have had access through PRISM since June 2010.

PRISM Program Called 'Lawful' By U.S. National Intelligence Director
The U.S. National Intelligence Director says that PRISM program is lawful and has been authorized by Congress. A fact sheet has also been released so as to 'dispel some of the myths' related to PRISM.

After PRISM, NSA's 'Boundless Informant' Datamining Tool Details Leaked
Top secret documents related to the NSA's 'Boundless Informant' tool have allegedly been leaked. This tool categorizes and indexes surveillance data obtained from computer networks around the world.