Recently the National Security Agency (NSA) whistleblower Edward Snowden was interviewed by German TV channel ARD. In it he said the NSA is involved in industrial espionage. He added that the NSA takes intelligence regardless of its value to national security.
Snowden cited German engineering firm Siemens as one target. Snowden also revealed he no longer had possession of any documents or information on NSA activities. He has though turned everything over to select journalists.
Category: Technology / Edward Snowden / NSA
Recently Britain’s Guardian newspaper made headline news when it published details about the US government’s controversial monitoring program called PRISM. What is that? It’s a mechanism the US government uses to spy on its population. It also helps them keep track of their citizens who live abroad.
According to The Huffington Post the US government uses the program to also spy on other countries. British Foreign Secretary William Hague has said GCHQ has not been using the system, yet the eavesdropping agency refuses to confirm or deny links to it.
Category: PRISM / Spying / Big Brother