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- Clinton: Better rules needed on spying Updated: Dec-03-13 6:51 pm
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- UN advances Internet privacy resolution Updated: Nov-26-13 4:27 pm
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- Australian PM responds to angry Indonesian leader Updated: Nov-22-13 10:56 pm
- ACLU asks New York judge to halt NSA surveillance Updated: Nov-22-13 10:49 pm
- Australia FM: Asia wants more US engagement Updated: Nov-22-13 2:43 pm
- Spying furor exposes Indonesia-Australia relations Updated: Nov-22-13 5:47 am
- Rights groups urge UN to back privacy protection Updated: Nov-21-13 6:55 pm
- Australian PM promises Indonesia full response Updated: Nov-21-13 3:35 am
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- Yahoo vows to encrypt all its users' personal data Updated: Nov-18-13 5:46 pm
- Kerry: Cuba must embrace broader reform agenda Updated: Nov-18-13 11:58 am
- European, US media face new tests with NSA spying Updated: Nov-16-13 5:18 am
- US envoy: NSA spying causing distress in Germany Updated: Nov-15-13 12:46 pm
- Italy told neither leaders nor citizens spied on Updated: Nov-13-13 4:24 pm
- Kerry: Obama didn't order all NSA spying Updated: Nov-11-13 4:18 pm
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WASHINGTON - The National Security Agency on Friday said its tracking of cellphones overseas is legally authorized under a sweeping U.S. presidential order. The distinction means the extraordinary surveillance program is not overseen by a secretive U.S. intelligence court but is regulated by some U.S. lawmakers, Obama administration insiders and inspectors general.
SAN JOSE, California - AT&T, under fire for ongoing revelations that it shares and sells customers' communications records to the National Security Agency and other U.S. intelligence offices, says it isn't required to disclose to shareholders what it does with customers' data.
JAKARTA, Indonesia - Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop tried to mend fences with Indonesia on Thursday, saying her government regrets the hurt caused to its president and people over reports that Australian spies tapped his phone.
WASHINGTON - The National Security Agency tracks the locations of nearly 5 billion cellphones every day overseas, including those belonging to Americans abroad, The Washington Post reported Wednesday.
CANBERRA, Australia - Australia's secret service has raided the Canberra homes of a lawyer and a former spy who intend to allege in an international court in The Hague that Australia bugged the East Timorese Cabinet ahead of sensitive oil and gas revenue-sharing negotiations.
WASHINGTON - Bill Clinton is calling for clarity in how countries gather intelligence.
SAN JOSE, California - Encrypted email, secure instant messaging and other privacy services are booming in the wake of the National Security Agency's recently revealed surveillance programs. But the flood of new computer security services is of variable quality, and much of it, experts say, can bog down computers and isn't likely to keep out spies.
TORONTO - Canadian authorities allowed the National Security Agency to spy in the country during the G8 and G20 summits in Ontario in 2010, CBC News reported late Wednesday, citing documents shared by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden.
UNITED NATIONS - The U.N. General Assembly's human rights committee on Tuesday unanimously adopted a resolution sponsored by Brazil and Germany to protect the right to privacy against unlawful surveillance, following months of reports about U.S. eavesdropping abroad.
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CANBERRA, Australia - Prime Minister Tony Abbott said Saturday his response to the Indonesian president's angry letter following reports of Australian phone tapping of Indonesian leaders was on its way to Jakarta.
NEW YORK - The U.S. government's interpretation of its authority under the Patriot Act is so broad that it could justify mass collection of financial, health and even library records of innocent Americans without their knowledge, a civil liberties lawyer warned Friday at a hearing on a lawsuit challenging a federal phone-tracking program.
WASHINGTON - America is as important as ever for the stability of the Asia-Pacific region and nations in that part of the world want to see more U.S. leadership, not less, Australia's new foreign minister said Friday.
CANBERRA, Australia - The fragile, odd-couple relationship between Australia and Indonesia, forever locked together by geography, has reached the latest of several historic dips. This time, the difference might be that it's the Australians who have more to lose.
UNITED NATIONS - Human rights groups urged the U.N. General Assembly Thursday to approve a resolution to protect the right to privacy against unlawful surveillance in the digital age and criticized the U.S. and its key allies for trying to weaken it.
CANBERRA, Australia - Prime Minister Tony Abbott promised Indonesia's president on Thursday a full and courteous response to his demand for an examination of reported Australian eavesdropping on senior Indonesian officials' phones.
SAN JOSE, California - Back when Yahoo was something hollered at a rodeo and no one could conceive of Googling anything, President Ronald Reagan signed an executive order that extended the power of U.S. intelligence agencies overseas, allowing broader surveillance of non-U.S. suspects. At the time, no one imagined he was granting authority to spy on what became known as Silicon Valley.
WASHINGTON - The intelligence community's top lawyer on Tuesday defended the surveillance violations by staff of the National Security Agency by comparing programs that collect mass amounts of information on Americans to problems with the troubled health care website.
SAN FRANCISCO - Yahoo is expanding its efforts to protect its users' online activities from prying eyes by encrypting all the communications and other information flowing into the Internet company's data centers around the world.
WASHINGTON - Secretary of State John Kerry says that while the U.S. welcomes changes taking place in Cuba that allow Cubans to travel more freely and work for themselves, Havana needs to do more.
MADRID - The spying revelations by former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden have made it a high-pressure, high-stakes time to be a top media executive.
BERLIN - The United States faces a difficult task in repairing its image among Germans after allegations of massive National Security Agency surveillance, including Chancellor Angela Merkel's personal cellphone, the U.S. ambassador to Germany acknowledged Friday.
ROME - Italian lawmakers say Premier Enrico Letta has assured them that as far as he knows the privacy of Italian leaders and ordinary citizens has not been violated by the U.S. National Security Agency's surveillance work.
WASHINGTON - Secretary of State John Kerry says his counterparts in other nations know President Barack Obama didn't order up all the snooping that the National Security Agency conducted abroad.