Tag Archive for surveillance

NSA can spy on 75% of internet traffic

In the above video, Siobhan Gorman (WSJ) reports on the latest revelations of NSA surveillance capability. In an interview with John Hockenberry (The TakeAway), below, she provides additional details.

Authorities threaten owner of email service reportedly used by Edward Snowden

Last week, the owner of Lavabit LLC, an encrypted email service reportedly used by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, shut down the service on August 8 rather than comply with an demand from the US attorney’s office in Alexandria, Virginia. Owner Ladar Vevison…

Colbert Report: “Ed Snowden has ruined the President’s surprise”

[Updated 8/18] The August 16 edition of the Colbert Report covered President Obama’s recent communications about NSA surveillance programs. Appearing August 6 on Jay Leno’s late-night television program, the President told viewers, “There is no spying on Americans. We don’t…

Video shows NSA Director Alexander denying reports of now-confirmed domestic surveillance

A video broadcast by Democracy Now! argues for some house cleaning at the intelligence agencies, starting at the top. The video shows National Security Agency Director Keith Alexander denying the existence of domestic surveillance programs revealed by Edward Snowden, the…

Russ Tice, William Binney discuss NSA surveillance capabilities

Former NSA employees Russell Tice and William Binney discussed NSA surveillance capabilities Thursday for the PBS News Hour. Tice described evidence that NSA targeted individuals including judges, politicians and military officers. “Apparently this stuff was being done in the evenings…