US Intelligence: Hardly Ship-Shape

Politics | Christian Datoc
US National Intelligence director Clapper appears before House Intelligence Committee in Washington

DNI: ‘perfect storm’ threatens to sink national security

Tim Cook Won't Let Apple Be A 'Treasure Trove' Of User Data For NSA

Tech | Giuseppe Macri

‘What’s happening to that data, and the companies — I think — should be very transparent’

Senators Claim Passing NSA Reform Could Help ISIS

Tech | Giuseppe Macri
Sen. Marco Rubio is interviewed at Reuters Health Summit 2014 in Washington

‘I’m also concerned about eroding our capability to gather actionable intelligence’

NSA Secretly Trying To Map The Internet -- Including All Devices Connected To It -- In Real-Time

Tech | Giuseppe Macri

‘Map the entire Internet — Any device, anywhere, all the time’

NSA Whistle-Blower: Obama's Authority To Label 'Terrorists' Is The Same Rule The Nazis Issued In 1933

Tech | Giuseppe Macri

‘It contributes to law enforcement, not intelligence against terror. That’s the whole point’

Edward Snowden Leaks Onto The Cover Of Wired, Reveals Autonomous NSA Weapon

Tech | Giuseppe Macri

‘How can we as the public trust the NSA with all of our information?’

NSA Tried To Delete Court Transcript In Lawsuit Over Deleting Evidence

Tech | Giuseppe Macri

‘The government’s attempt to change this history was unprecedented’

Snowden Granted Three Years Of Asylum, Still 'Very Useful' According To Russians

Tech | Giuseppe Macri
File photo of NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, an analyst with a U.S. defence contractor, being interviewed by The Guardian in his hotel room in Hong Kong

‘As a consultant on how the NSA works, he is very useful’

Ex-NSA Head Keith Alexander Defends Million-Dollar Cyber-Security Consulting

Tech | Giuseppe Macri

‘I’m a cyber guy. Can’t I go to work and do cyber stuff?’

Journalist Sues NSA For Former Head Keith Alexander's Financial Records

Tech | Giuseppe Macri

Agency failed to acknowledge multiple requests

Former NSA Chief Justifies Charging $1 Million A Month For Cyber-Security Expertise

Tech | Giuseppe Macri
General Keith Alexander arrives at a Senate Appropriations Committee hearing in Washington

Former spy chief plans to revolutionize cyber-security

Senate Unveils New NSA Reform Bill To Privacy Advocate And Silicon Valley Praise

Tech | Giuseppe Macri

‘The most significant reform of government surveillance authorities since Congress passed the USA PATRIOT Act 13 years ago’

Edward Snowden Is Running Out Of Time To Cut A Deal With NSA, Spy Agency Reports

Tech | Giuseppe Macri

‘As time goes on, his information becomes less useful’

NSA Reform Bill Likely To Surface In Senate Next Week

Tech | Giuseppe Macri
An illustration picture shows the logo of the U.S. National Security Agency on the display of an iPhone in Berlin

USA Freedom Act to get vote ahead of August recess

Senate 'Within Inches' Of NSA Reform Ahead Of August Recess

Tech | Giuseppe Macri
U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy is joined by representatives as they announce legislation to restore key provisions of the Voting Rights Act, in Washington

Bill will reportedly create ‘clear cut guidelines of what [intelligence agencies] can and cannot do’

Russia Will Likely Extend Snowden's Asylum Because 'His Life Is Endangered'

Tech | Giuseppe Macri

‘I see no problem in prolonging the temporary asylum’

Silent Circle App Protects Calls From Government Snooping

Tech | Josh Evans
The Blackphone, an Android software-based mobile which encrypts texts, voice calls and video chats, is displayed after being launched during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona

New service provides encrypted calling to protect your conversations

China Accuses US Of Spying, Starts Banning US Tech Goods

Tech | Kate Patrick
A demonstrator from the pro-China "Caring Hong Kong Power" group protests outside the U.S. Consulate in Hong Kong

Without a hint of irony

NSA And FBI Targeted Muslim-American Leaders Under Terrorist Surveillance Authority

Tech | Giuseppe Macri
Muslim-Americans prepare to hand out pamphlets challenging the "Support Israel/Defeat Jihad" advertisement in New York

‘I believe that they tapped me because my name is Asim Abdur Rahman Ghafoor’

Nine Out Of 10 NSA Intercepts Belong To US Citizens, Non-Targets

Tech | Giuseppe Macri
An illustration picture shows the logo of the U.S. National Security Agency on the display of an iPhone in Berlin

‘None of the hits that were received were relevant’