Tag Archives: Glenn Greenwald

How Microsoft Handed The NSA Access To Encrypted Messages – 12 July 2013

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Skype worked with intelligence agencies last year to allow Prism to collect video and audio conversations. Photograph: Patrick Sinkel/AP

Microsoft has collaborated closely with US intelligence services to allow users’ communications to be intercepted, including helping the National Security Agency to circumvent the company’s own encryption, according to top-secret documents obtained by the Guardian.

• Secret files show scale of Silicon Valley co-operation on Prism
• Outlook.com encryption unlocked even before official launch
• Skype worked to enable Prism collection of video calls
• Company says it is legally compelled to comply

Read the whole story at: www.guardian.co.uk / link to original article

TheGuardian – Glenn Greenwald – NSA Collecting Phone Records Of Millions Of Americans Daily – Revealed – 6 June 2013

Phone records dataExclusive: Top secret court order requiring Verizon to hand over all call data shows scale of domestic surveillance under Obama
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Under the terms of the order, the numbers of both parties on a call are handed over, as is location data and the time and duration of all calls. Photograph: Matt Rourke/AP

The National Security Agency is currently collecting the telephone records of millions of US customers of Verizon, one of America’s largest telecoms providers, under a top secret court order issued in April.

Read the whole story at: www.guardian.co.uk link to original article

The Guardian – Glenn Greenwald – Why Didn’t CNN’s International Arm Air Its Own Documentary On Bahrain’s Arab Spring Repression? – Former CNN Correspondent Defies Threats From Her Former Employer To Speak Out About Self-Censorship At The Network – 6 September 2012

In late March 2011, as the Arab Spring was spreading, CNN sent a four-person crew to Bahrain to produce a one-hour documentary on the use of internet technologies and social media by democracy activists in the region. Featuring on-air investigative correspondent Amber Lyon, the CNN team had a very eventful eight-day stay in that small, US-backed kingdom. Continue reading

OpEdNews – Glenn Greenwald – The Bizarre, Unhealthy, Blinding Media Contempt For Julian Assange – 23 August 2012

It is possible to protect the rights of the complainants in Sweden and Assange’s rights against political persecution, but a vindictive thirst for vengeance is preventing that.

Earlier this week, British lawyer and legal correspondent for the New Statesman David Allen Green generated a fair amount of attention by announcing that he would use his objective legal expertise to bust what he called “legal myths about the Assange extradition.” These myths, he said, are being irresponsibly spread by Assange defenders and “are like ‘zombie facts’ which stagger on even when shot down.” Continue reading

Glenn Greenwald – NBC’s War For Fun And Profit – (Preface From Lucas) – 14 August 2012

(Lucas : In my home country the news shows also the american shootings and also emphasizes that the police did nothing wrong.  If you’re not already seeing the truth behind your mainstream media manipulation and mind control think again. In my home country we are getting to see more and more shootings from the USA which  never got reported in the past. And also the Dutch government is preparing us for what is coming. We seem to  find it normal the police is depicted as holy and never abusing their powers and doing nothing wrong. Continue reading

Without Rule Of Law, Are All Men Created Equal? Glenn Greenwald Challenges America’s Elite – 4 July 2012

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