Tag Archives: PRISM

FACEBOOK RELEASES FIGURES ON US GOVERNMENT DATA REQUESTS – Sunday June 16 2013

– Facebook has revealed it received between 9000 and 10,000 requests for user data from US authorities in the second half of last year, as it seeks to shield itself from a growing scandal. The requests covered matters ranging from … Continue reading

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SALE OF ORWELL’S 1984 SKYROCKET AMID US SPYING SCANDAL – Thursday June 13 2013

– Sales of George Orwell’s novel ‘1984’, featuring a futuristic totalitarian state, jumped on Amazon.com’s website following reports of a classified program that lets the US government collect personal data. One edition of the book, which was originally published in … Continue reading

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LEAKER COULD HEAD TO NZ – Thursday June 13 2013

– New Zealand’s opposition parties say US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden would be welcome if he decided to seek refuge in the country. Mr Snowden, a National Security Agency contractor, is thought to have gone to ground in Hong Kong … Continue reading

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