Monthly Archives: December 2015

Intercepted catalog shows off secret surveillance gear

A secret catalog of surveillance gear has been leaked by a concerned US intelligence official. The document reveals details about devices that can intercept, collect and read civilian communications, such as the ‘dirtboxes’ or the notorious ‘Stingray.’ The catalog was obtained by The Intercept through

Ted Cruz Is Right: NSA Reform Bill Allows More Spying

Sens. Marco Ru­bio and Ted Cruz clashed over their op­pos­ing votes on a key sur­veil­lance bill dur­ing Tues­day night’s GOP de­bate, with each sen­at­or try­ing to es­tab­lish him­self as the strongest on na­tion­al se­cur­ity. Ru­bio ac­cused Cruz of ham­per­ing in­tel­li­gence agen­cies by sup­port­ing the USA

David Miranda in fresh challenge over Heathrow detention

David Miranda, the partner of the former Guardian journalist Glenn Greenwald, has launched a fresh appeal challenging the legality of his detention under counter-terrorism powers for nine hours at Heathrow airport in 2013. The hearing at the court of appeal in London is an attempt