Prism program http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/55355/all en Britain denies illegal spying http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/united-kingdom/130610/britain-spying-prism-us-hague <p style="font-size: 13px; line-height: 20px; ">LONDON &mdash; Suggestions that the US National Security Agency&rsquo;s controversial Prism spying program helped security officials in Britain circumvent the law are &ldquo;baseless,&rdquo; Foreign Secretary William Hague said Monday.&nbsp;<span style="font-size: 13px; line-height: 20px; ">He spoke in parliament in response to demands for information about the Guardian newspaper&rsquo;s revelation that the government has had access to information obtained by Prism since at least June 2010.</span></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/united-kingdom/130610/britain-spying-prism-us-hague" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Need to Know Prism program World Leaders Diplomacy United Kingdom Mon, 10 Jun 2013 18:02:00 +0000 Corinne Purtill 5854456 at http://www.globalpost.com Will PRISM be the end of the EU-Obama love affair? http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/130612/obama-european-union-prism-surveillance <p>BRUSSELS &mdash; Europe&#39;s love affair with Barack Obama is under strain. Polls showed up to 90 percent of Europeans would have voted for him in November&#39;s election, but their faith has been rocked by revelations of global cyber-snooping by US agencies under Obama&#39;s watch. &quot;How can we speak about an EU-US special relationship, when President Obama explicitly says that they only spy on foreigners? That means us,&quot; said Sophie in &#39;t Veld, a Dutch member of the European Parliament.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/130612/obama-european-union-prism-surveillance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BeNeLux Prism program Want to Know France Europe Germany Politics Ireland United Kingdom United States Thu, 13 Jun 2013 08:50:13 +0000 Paul Ames 5856605 at http://www.globalpost.com Are we doomed to a national surveillance state? http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/prism-snowden-senate-national-surveillance-state <p>BUZZARDS BAY, Mass. &mdash; In the week since the UK&rsquo;s Guardian newspaper broke the news that the US National Security Agency is monitoring the phone records of tens of millions of Americans, sales of George Orwell&rsquo;s &quot;1984&quot; have skyrocketed. If nothing else, Edward Snowden&rsquo;s extraordinary decision to sacrifice his job, his home, perhaps even his freedom to bring the issue of government surveillance to the fore has ignited a heated debate over the acceptable limits of such monitoring.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/prism-snowden-senate-national-surveillance-state" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Prism program Want to Know United States Sat, 15 Jun 2013 16:25:58 +0000 Jean MacKenzie 5856734 at http://www.globalpost.com PRISM: Apple discloses US government data requests http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business/technology/130617/prism-apple-discloses-us-data-requests Facebook and Microsoft published similar disclosures over the last few days. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business/technology/130617/prism-apple-discloses-us-data-requests" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Need to Know Prism program Innovation Technology United States Mon, 17 Jun 2013 18:46:24 +0000 Jennifer Mattson 5858984 at http://www.globalpost.com Edward Snowden says he took contractor job to collect NSA surveillance evidence: report http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/130624/edward-snowden-wanted-collect-nsa-surveillance-e "My position with Booz Allen Hamilton granted me access to lists of machines all over the world the NSA hacked," Snowden told the South China Morning Post in a June 12 interview. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/130624/edward-snowden-wanted-collect-nsa-surveillance-e" target="_blank">read more</a></p> edward snowden Need to Know NSA Prism program China Russia United States Mon, 24 Jun 2013 18:34:00 +0000 Jennifer Mattson 5866039 at http://www.globalpost.com