Tag Archives: NSA

NSA denial of Trump surveillance is just “word games” (Edward Snowden)

US president Donald Trump alleged that phones in Trump Tower had been ‘wiretapped’. The White House media spokesperson then named GCHQ as the culprit. But the British intelligence-gathering agency strongly denied this. However it did not elaborate on how the … Continue reading

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Evidence that Michael Hastings, killed in mysterious car crash, ‘knew’ elements of CIA’s ‘Vault 7’ ops

There is growing evidence that, prior to his tragic death in June 2013, award-winning investigative journalist Michael Hastings had been looking into material that formed part of what WikiLeaks would eventually publish as the CIA ‘Vault 7’ documents. Other evidence indicates … Continue reading

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Extreme hacking by CIA (and NSA/GHCQ) requires ‘extreme’ solutions, such as these

The first release of ‘Vault 7’ documents by WikiLeaks and previous releases by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden confirm how ultimate responsibility for the proliferation of cyber crime (like hacking) may well lie with America’s Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), and other intelligence … Continue reading

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Documents: BND/NSA relationship; EU agreement which Germany flouts

The big scandal in Germany is how the BND (Bundesnachrichtendienst) has been spying for many years on European politicians, institutions and industries (though the BND deny the latter category). Intelligence garnered is passed to the US National Security Agency. According … Continue reading

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Entire Stellar Wind (CIA/NSA ‘president’s surveillance program’) document here

A copy of the 400+ pages (700+ pdf) of the CIA/NSA ‘Stellar Wind’ (aka ‘President’s Surveillance’) Program is provided below. Recent commentaries are also included.  Stellar Wind was launched in 2001 and continued into the first two years of the … Continue reading

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GCHQ and partners: “It’s a fair cop, Guv’, but stuff the law, we’re immune” (or are they…?)

Yesterday came more revelations by Edward Snowden via an article by Jeremy Scahill and Josh Begley in The Intercept that confirms that GCHQ in collusion with the NSA are probably the biggest criminal organisations in recent history (see below for … Continue reading

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Cameron advocates hacking, fraud and identity theft via decryption policy: he’s an idiot

UK prime minster David Cameron is advocating that encryption services be banned as part of his ‘comprehensive’ crackdown on online encryption – what he terms ‘safe spaces’. This will form part of the ‘Snoopers Charter’ which he will reintroduce if … Continue reading

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