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Both UPA and NDA built infrastructure, amended rules to legalise snooping: Timeline of events that led to 20 December MHA order
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Both UPA and NDA built infrastructure, amended rules to legalise snooping: Timeline of events that led to 20 December MHA order

A look at the events which led to the 20 December MHA order on computer surveillance shows both the UPA and NDA governments have been on the same page when it comes to internet surveillance.

US Senate renews NSA's warrantless internet surveillance program bill for six years
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US Senate renews NSA's warrantless internet surveillance program bill for six years

NSA is empowered to eavesdrop on vast amounts of digital communications via American companies like Facebook Inc, Verizon Communications Inc.

NSA's internet surveillance program advances as years-long effort by privacy advocates falls short by one vote
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NSA's internet surveillance program advances as years-long effort by privacy advocates falls short by one vote

The bill allows the NSA to eavesdrop on information from foreigners living outside the US via American companies

EU lawmakers back plan to control exports on spying technology
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EU lawmakers back plan to control exports on spying technology

The EU has felt that spyware or malware and telecom of Internet surveillance technologies are increasingly threatening security.

US House panel passes legislation aimed at overhauling certain aspects of NSA's internet surveillance programme
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US House panel passes legislation aimed at overhauling certain aspects of NSA's internet surveillance programme

Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act allows the NSA to collect digital communications from foreign suspects living outside the US.

US lawmakers unveil a new legislation to install additional privacy protection; limit internet surveillance
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US lawmakers unveil a new legislation to install additional privacy protection; limit internet surveillance

It allows US intelligence agencies to eavesdrop on and store vast amounts of digital communications from foreign suspects living outside the United States.

As VPNs come under scanner, internet users in China fear further restrictions in web access
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As VPNs come under scanner, internet users in China fear further restrictions in web access

Millions of people are estimated to use VPNs to bypass Chinese internet restrictions, getting access to blocked websites such as Facebook and Twitter.

US Senate blocks bill to end NSA's phone records surveillance
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US Senate blocks bill to end NSA's phone records surveillance

The Senate on Tuesday blocked a bill to end bulk collection of Americans' phone records by the National Security Agency, dealing a blow to President Barack Obama's primary proposal.

Edward Snowden calls on supporters to develop anti-surveillance tech
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Edward Snowden calls on supporters to develop anti-surveillance tech

Edward Snowden called on supporters at a hacking conference to spur development of easy-to-use technologies to subvert government surveillance.

BRICS declaration condemns terrorism, 'mass electronic surveillance'
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BRICS declaration condemns terrorism, 'mass electronic surveillance'

The five-nation BRICS summit has come out with a strong condemnation of terrorism in all its forms and manifestations.

Snowden calls for international deal on data surveillance
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Snowden calls for international deal on data surveillance

Fugitive US intelligence contractor Edward Snowden said today there should be an international agreement on data collection to protect against the mass surveillance of citizens.

Online censorship: WeChat shuts down over 40 user accounts in China
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Online censorship: WeChat shuts down over 40 user accounts in China

The accounts were closed Thursday on WeChat, a service run by TenCent Holdings Ltd. The action came hours after the closing of the eight-day annual session of China's ceremonial legislature.

US Constitution was violated on a massive scale: Watch Edward Snowden speak at SXSW 2014
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US Constitution was violated on a massive scale: Watch Edward Snowden speak at SXSW 2014

NSA leaker Edward Snowden, speaking via live video conference Monday, told a packed audience at the South By Southwest Interactive Festival that he had no regrets and acted because he believed the US Constitution had been "violated on a massive scale."

NSA leaker Snowden nominated for university post at Glasgow
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NSA leaker Snowden nominated for university post at Glasgow

The University of Glasgow says Edward Snowden is among those running for the position of rector, the students' representative to university management.

EU demands protection against US data surveillance
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EU demands protection against US data surveillance

The European Commission called on Tuesday for new protection for Europeans under United States' law against misuse...

Surveillance threatens democracy says scientist who invented World Wide Web
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Surveillance threatens democracy says scientist who invented World Wide Web

The scientist credited with inventing the World Wide Web spoke out Friday against what he called a "growing tide of surveillance and censorship"...

Indonesia, Australia spy claim tension spreads to corporate world
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Indonesia, Australia spy claim tension spreads to corporate world

Rising diplomatic tension between Australia and Indonesia spread into the corporate world on Friday when a state-owned...