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New Zealand Spies on Neighbors in Secret 'Five Eyes' Global Surveillance

firstlook.org — New Zealand's electronic eavesdropping agency is spying on its neighbors and sharing communications it intercepts in bulk with the National Security Agency through a controversial Internet mass surveillance system, according to newly revealed secret documents.

#snowdenNZ : The price of the Five Eyes club: Mass spying on friendly nations

nzherald.co.nz — By Nicky Hager, Ryan Gallagher Leaked Snowden files show most of GCSB's targets are not security threats to New Zealand, as Government suggests New Zealand's electronic surveillance agency has dramatically expanded its spying operations during the years of John Key's National Government and is automatically funnelling vast amounts of intelligence to the US National Security Agency, top-secret documents reveal.

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Canadian Spies Collect Domestic Emails in Secret Security Sweep

firstlook.org — Canada's electronic surveillance agency is covertly monitoring vast amounts of Canadians' emails as part of a sweeping domestic cyber security operation, according to top-secret documents. The surveillance initiative, revealed Wednesday by CBC News in collaboration with The Intercept, is sifting through millions of emails sent to Canadian government agencies and departments, archiving details about them on a database for months or even years.

Inside the NSA’s Secret Efforts to Hunt and Hack System Administrators

firstlook.org — Across the world, people who work as system administrators keep computer networks in order - and this has turned them into unwitting targets of the National Security Agency for simply doing their jobs.

Thousands Join Legal Fight Against UK Surveillance - And You Can, Too

firstlook.org — Thousands of people are signing up to join an unprecedented legal campaign against the United Kingdom's leading electronic surveillance agency. On Monday, London-based human-rights group Privacy International launched an initiative enabling anyone across the world to challenge covert spying operations involving Government Communications Headquarters, or GCHQ, the National Security Agency's British counterpart.

Researchers Find 'Astonishing' Malware Linked to NSA Spying

firstlook.org — Security researchers have uncovered highly sophisticated malware that is linked to a secret National Security Agency hacking operation exposed by The Intercept last year. Russian security firm Kaspersky published a report Monday documenting the malware, which it said had been used to infect thousands of computer systems and steal data in 30 countries around the world.

Researchers Find 'Astonishing' Malware Linked to NSA Spying

firstlook.org — Security researchers have uncovered highly sophisticated malware that is linked to a secret National Security Agency hacking operation exposed by The Intercept last year. Russian security firm Kaspersky published a report Monday documenting the malware, which it said had been used to infect thousands of computer systems and steal data in more than 30 countries around the world.

In Historic Ruling, U.K. Surveillance Secrecy Declared Unlawful

firstlook.org — The United Kingdom's top surveillance agency has acted unlawfully by keeping details about the scope of its Internet spying operations secret, a British court ruled in an unprecedented judgment issued on Friday. Government Communications Headquarters, or GCHQ, was found to have breached human rights laws by concealing information about how it accesses surveillance data collected by its American counterpart, the National Security Agency.

Canada Casts Global Surveillance Dragnet Over File Downloads

firstlook.org — Canada's leading surveillance agency is monitoring millions of Internet users' downloading habits in a dragnet search to identify extremists, according to top-secret documents. The covert operation, revealed Wednesday by CBC News in collaboration with The Intercept, taps into Internet cables and analyzes records of up to 15 million downloads daily from more than 100 popular websites commonly used to share videos, photographs, music, and other files.
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Mar 04, 2015

Bizarrely, NZ prime minister started denying our story last night before was even out & suggested Snowden docs fake! nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/articl…

Mar 04, 2015

Stoked to be working w/ Nicky Hager to reveal scope of NZ surveillance. First story today: nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/articl… pic.twitter.com/F4rRtDZl8t

Mar 04, 2015

New Zealand spies on neighbors in secret ‘Five Eyes’ global surveillance: firstlook.org/theintercept/2… #GCSB

Mar 03, 2015

@aestetix @micahflee treatment of binney & drake hardly comparable. drake was treated horrendously; binney was never indicted for anything.

Mar 03, 2015

Dispute worsens in Germany over UK refusal to cooperate in spy inquiry: theguardian.com/world/2015/mar… UK "horrified" new info could be made public.

Mar 01, 2015

Experts fear GCHQ could be exploiting role in testing bank security for spying agenda: thebureauinvestigates.com/2015/02/27/gch…

Mar 01, 2015

Court again renews order allowing NSA bulk collection of US phone records, year since Obama pledged to end program: nationaljournal.com/tech/nsa-spyin…

Feb 28, 2015

RT @BBCDanielS: They say there is no-one except Putin who can run Russia. Though it also true that anyone who tries is co-opted, exiled, jailed or killed.

Feb 27, 2015

Feds dismiss Google's fears about push for expanded FBI hacking powers, say concerns "misunderstand" proposal: nationaljournal.com/tech/feds-dism…



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