Tag Archives: Glenn Greenwald

UK High Court OKs seizure of Miranda and Greenwald material

The UK high court extended police powers to analyze encrypted material seized from the partner of one of the newspaper’s journalists this month.  http://www.nytimes.com/2013/08/31/world/europe/britain-cites-grave-risks-in-leaked-data-it-seized.html?src=rechp   The decision, which slightly expanded the authority of the police to investigate the digital files, came after a senior national security adviser to Prime Minister David Cameron told the court that […]

German people to jealously guard internet privacy

Continuing revelations, based on documents leaked by Edward J. Snowden, of sweeping American digital surveillance around the world are rattling the close ties between the United States and Germany. http://www.nytimes.com/2013/08/26/world/europe/surveillance-revelations-shake-us-german-ties.html?ref=world   In a country scarred by Nazi and Communist pasts, the issue is prompting not just a debate about privacy and data protection, but also […]

NSA lied about scope of 4th amendment violations for years

A federal judge sharply rebuked the National Security Agency in 2011 for repeatedly misleading the court that oversees its surveillance on domestic soil, including a program that is collecting tens of thousands of domestic e-mails and other Internet communications of Americans each year, according to a secret ruling made public on Wednesday. http://www.nytimes.com/2013/08/22/us/2011-ruling-found-an-nsa-program-unconstitutional.html?hp&_r=0 The 85-page […]

UK bullies journalists: “there’s no need to write any more”

Alan Rusbridger, editor of The Guardian newspaper, said that two months ago he was contacted by “a very senior government official claiming to present the views of the prime minister,” David Cameron. http://www.nytimes.com/2013/08/21/world/europe/british-news-organization-has-advantages-in-secrets-battle-with-government.html?pagewanted=1&ref=world  There were two meetings in which officials “demanded the return or the destruction of the material we were working on,” and in […]

UK authorities destroy computers at The Guardian over NSA leaks

The editor of The Guardian, Alan Rusbridger, disclosed on Monday that the British government had sent officials from Government Communications Headquarters, which is known as GCHQ and is the British version of the National Security Agency, to the newspaper’s offices in London to destroy computers containing documents leaked by Mr. Snowden. http://www.nytimes.com/2013/08/21/world/europe/britons-question-whether-detention-of-reporters-partner-was-terror-related.html?ref=world Mr. Rusbridger said […]

UK detains Greenwald associate on terrorism to seize NSA info

The partner of Glenn Greenwald, the journalist for The Guardian who has been publishing information leaked by the former National Security Agency contractor Edward J. Snowden, was detained for nine hours by the British authorities under a counterterrorism law while on a stop in London’s Heathrow Airport during a trip from Germany to Brazil. http://www.nytimes.com/2013/08/19/world/europe/britain-detains-partner-of-reporter-tied-to-leaks.html?hp&_r=0  […]

Snowden’s protects himself with “dead-man’s pact”

Edward Snowden has highly sensitive documents on how the National Security Agency is structured and operates that could harm the U.S. government, but has insisted that they not be made public. Disclosure of the information in the documents “would allow somebody who read them to know exactly how the NSA does what it does, which […]

CBS Meet the Press insinuates Greenwald complicit

“To the extent that you have aided and abetted Snowden, even in his current movements, why shouldn’t you, Mr. Greenwald, be charged with a crime?” said CBS (Columbia Broadcasting System) news anchor David Gregory. Journalist and and attorney Glenn Greenwald replied that it was “pretty extraordinary that anybody who would call themselves a journalist would […]

Alternative media uncovers domestic spy program

Glenn Greenwald, a lawyer and longtime blogger, published an article in the British newspaper The Guardian about the existence of a top-secret court order allowing the National Security Agency to monitor millions of telephone logs. An N.S.A. program, Prism, that has gathered information from the nation’s largest Internet companies going back nearly six years.  http://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/07/business/media/anti-surveillance-activist-is-at-center-of-new-leak.html?pagewanted=all […]