New York Times

AT&T gets paid $10 million/ year by the CIA to give up user data and customers phone logs

Published time: November 07, 2013 16:57                                                                             AFP Photo/Etienne Franchi The second-largest telecom country in the United States has been on the Central Intelligence Agency’s payroll to the tune of $10 million a year in exchange for voluntarily handing over… Read More ›

NSA and GCHQ unlock encryption used to protect emails, banking and medical records • $250m-a-year US program works covertly with tech companies to insert weaknesses into products • Security experts say programs ‘undermine the fabric of the internet’

US and UK spy agencies defeat privacy and security on the internet James Ball, Julian Borger and Glenn Greenwald The Guardian,   Thursday 5 September 2013 15.00 EDT Through covert partnerships with tech companies, the spy agencies have inserted secret vulnerabilities into… Read More ›