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United States

Contents

Intel Environment

Military Alliance NATO
Interior Intelligence Services
Exterior Intelligence Services
SIGINT/COMINT NSA
Military Intelligence Services
SIGINT/COMINT Alliances UKUSA Agreement

Telco/Carrier/ISP Environment

Type Name Ownership Main Office URL Notes

Transnational Cables and Connections

Type Name Ownership Connecting Operator Point A Connection Operator Point B URL/Notes

SIGINT/COMINT and related Stations and Operators

Name Location Operator Comment
Buckley Air National Guard Ground Base Colorado
Elmendorf AFB Elmendorf, Alaska US AirForce Wullenweber
Fort Gordon Georgia (RSOC)
Imperial Beach California
Kunia Hawaii (RSOC)  
NSA Headquarters Fort Meade, Maryland
NSA Lynn Lynn, MA NSA Transoceanic Cable Landing Station
Northwest Virginia
Rosman Research Station NSA Station Closed
Sabana Seca Puerto Rico
NSA Texas Lackland AFB, San Antonio, Texas (RSOC)
Shemya Alaska Contractor Operated
Sugar Grove West Virginia  
NSA Utah Data Center Utah NSA
Winter Harbor Maine
Yakima Research Station Washington

Privacy Related Legislation

LI Legislation

CALEA ("Communications Assistance for Law Enforcement Act"):

SIGINT/COMINT Legal Grounds

Vendor Appearance

Articles / Events / Situations

2010 - 2019

2016

Date Source Title Tags
20161031 thespacereview.com A NEMESIS in the sky: PAN, MENTOR 4, and close encounters of the SIGINT kind US / SIGINT-SATS / PAN / MENTOR 4 / FORNSAT / NEMESIS / MENTOR 2
20161005 reuters.com Exclusive: Yahoo secretly scanned customer emails for U.S. intelligence - sources YAHOO / US
20160822 theweek.com How the NSA willfully exposes Americans to danger US / NSA / CIA / EQUATION GROUP / CISCO
20160427 rt.com Every single member of House votes to require warrants to access all emails US
20160125 cato.org Stingray: A New Frontier in Police Surveillance STINGRAY / US

2015

201512

Date Source Title Tags
20151201 spiegel.de National Security Letter: So hat das FBI Firmen über ihre Kunden ausgefragt US

201511

Date Source Title Tags
20151128 rt.com NSA begins new phone surveillance program as bulk metadata collection ends NSA / US
20151121 rt.com NSA doc shows US email surveillance continued despite program ending US

201510

Date Source Title Tags
20151028 wired.com Turns Out Police Stingray Spy Tools Can Indeed Record Calls STINGRAY / US

201509

Date Source Title Tags
20150923 spiegel.de Europäischer Gerichtshof: Generalanwalt will Datenschutzabkommen mit den USA aufkündigen EU / US
20150922 theintercept.com China Pressures U.S. Companies to Buckle on Strong Encryption and Surveillance CN / US

201508

Date Source Title Tags
20150919 activist.com The Fundamentals of US Surveillance: What Edward Snowden Never Told Us? US / NSA / GB / GCHQ
20150828 rt.com Federal court rules in favor of NSA bulk snooping, White House happy US
20150828 spiegel.de Geheimdienste: USA platzierten offenbar Abhörwanze im Kanzleramt DE / US
20150824 rt.com 'Stingray' surveillance tech used in Baltimore for everyday policing - report US / STINGRAY / HARRIS

201507

Date Source Title Tags
20150724 firstlook.org/theintercept Exclusive: Feds Regularly Monitored Black Lives Matter Since Ferguson US
20150710 wikileaks.org HACKINGTEAM: /etc/LISTA.txt HACKINGTEAM / US / NL / BY / MY / TR / SA / KW / IN / ID / AE / GR / SG / CZ / IT / DE / FR / NO / RS / CY / LT / ZA / HU / PL / DK / NZ / ZW / SI / KR / VA / CH / ES / CA / MT / UY / VN / BG / KZ / MO / HR / GT / QA / AT / SB / JP / RO / NA / FI / SE / RU / BN / LB / GH
20150708 intelnews.org French-US spy cooperation continues despite WikiLeaks revelations FR / US
20150702 nytimes.com Europe: Germany, Again, Calls on U.S. to Answer Spying Accusations DE / US / NSA

201506

Date Source Title Tags
20150615 cntv.cn China: US owes explanation over surveillance scandal CN / US
20150604 nytimes.com Hunting for Hackers, N.S.A. Secretly Expands Internet Spying at U.S. Border US / NSA
20150604 rt.com NSA begs courts for 6-month reboot of phone-snooping programs NSA / US
20150602 spiegel.de Geheimprogramm der Bundespolizei: FBI überwacht US-Städte mit Spionageflugzeugen FBI / US
20150602 spiegel.de US-Geheimdienstreform: Senat stimmt neuem NSA-Überwachungsprogramm zu US / NSA
20150601 spiegel.de Reform in US-Senat gestoppt: Die NSA muss beim Datensammeln Pause machen US / NSA
20150601 rt.com Senate debates Patriot Act as expiration of surveillance provisions looms LIVE UPDATES US / NSA
20150601 nytimes.com Key Parts of Patriot Act Expire Temporarily as Senate Moves Toward Limits on Spying US / NSA

201505

Date Source Title Tags
20150530 spiegel.de US-Geheimdienst: NSA-Vorratsdatenspeicherung vor dem Aus US
20150529 rt.com NSA says it will keep phone records even if surveillance program ends NSA / US
20150527 netzpolitik.org Internes Dokument belegt: BND und Bundeskanzleramt wussten von Wirtschaftsspionage der USA gegen Deutschland DE / BND / US
20150522 dailydot.com NSA-reform bill fails in the Senate with key Patriot Act provisions on the line US / NSA
20150513 spiegel.de US-Geheimdienst: Streit um NSA-Reform - Amerikanern läuft die Zeit davon NSA / US
20150513 spiegel.de Merkels Glaubwürdigkeit: Die Leute lieben die Macht und verabscheuen die Medien DE / US / BND / NSA / MERKEL, ANGELA
20150513 spiegel.de Offenlegung der Spählisten: Amerikaner lassen Merkel warten DE / US / BND / NSA / MERKEL, ANGELA
20150511 spiegel.de No-Spy-Abkommen: Bundesregierung bestreitet Trickserei DE / US
20150511 spiegel.de No-Spy-Abkommen mit den USA: "Wie blauäugig muss man eigentlich sein?" DE / US
20150509 spiegel.de Interne E-Mails zur NSA-Affäre: Bundesregierung täuschte Bürger über No-Spy-Abkommen DE / US
20150508 tagesschau.de US-Spionage in Deutschland No-Spy-Abkommen war nie in Sicht DE / US / NSA
20150507 rt.com NSA's telephone metadata collection not authorized by Patriot Act - appeals court NSA / US

201504

Date Source Title Tags
20150424 documentcloud.org US FOIA: "Stellarwind" Report on the President´s Surveillance Program / Volume 1 / 10. July 2009 (66 Mb / 747 pages) US / STELLAR WIND / NSA
20150422 rt.com Jeb Bush praises Obama for continuing NSA metadata surveillance US / NSA / Metadata
20150420 arstechnica.com Prosecutors drop robbery case to preserve stingray secrecy in St. Louis - A pistol-whipped victim, who required 18 stitches, is "shocked" at the outcome. US / HARRIS
20150416 rt.com Lawyer finds surveillance software baked into hard drive supplied by police US
20150414 washingtonsblog.com Inventor of Antivirus Sofware: The Government Is Planting Malicious Software On Your Phone So It Can Bypass Encryption and See What You’re Doing US / BANK OF AMERICA
20150409 emptywheel.net A Guide to the 5+ Known Intelligence Community Telecommunications Metadata Dragnets Metadata / NSA / US / DEA / CIA / FBI
20140407 rt.com NSA holds info over US citizens like loaded gun, but says ‘trust me’ – Snowden US / NSA
20150407 rt.com NSA surveillance blueprint: DEA tracked US phone calls years before 9/11 DEA / US

201502

Date Source Title Tags
20150203 nytimes.com U.S. - President Tweaks the Rules on Data Collection US / NSA

201501

Date Source Title Tags
20150122 justsecurity.org The Latest Rules on How Long NSA Can Keep Americans’ Encrypted Data Look Too Familiar NSA / US
20150120 spiegel.de Tragbare Radargeräte: US-Ermittler durchleuchten Wände US
20150120 usatoday.com New police radars can 'see' inside homes US

2014

201411

Date Source Title Tags
20141129 irishtimes.com UK spy base GCHQ tapped Irish internet cables: Snowden documents reveal how British intelligence target Irish internet traffic IE / GCHQ / GB / GERONTIC / CABLE & WIRELESS / VODAFONE / SOLAS / EIRCOM / HIBERNIA ATLANTIC / US / CA / ESAT 1 / ESAT 2
20141119 rt.com 'ISIS! 9/11!' NSA reform bill killed in US Senate over terror fears US / NSA
20141118 wired.com Critical NSA Reform Bill Fails in the Senate US / NSA
20141114 spiegel.de Überwachung in den USA: Polizei späht Handydaten per Flugzeug aus US
20141114 heise.de NSA-Skandal: US-Behörde überwacht Handys mit IMSI-Catchern an Flugzeugen US
20141114 online.wsj.com Americans’ Cellphones Targeted in Secret U.S. Spy Program US

201410

Date Source Title Tags
20141015 firstlook.org UN REPORT FINDS MASS SURVEILLANCE VIOLATES INTERNATIONAL TREATIES AND PRIVACY RIGHTS UN / US / NSA
20141002 firstlook.org/theintercept James Bamford: The NSA and Me NSA / US

201409

Date Source Title Tags
20141001 eff.org ComputerCOP: The Dubious 'Internet Safety Software' That Hundreds of Police Agencies Have Distributed to Families US
20140926 spiegel.de System Treasuremap: NSA zapft offenbar Provider in 13 weiteren Ländern an TREASUREMAP / STELLAR / CETEL / IABG / NL / BE / SE / GB / IT / TR / CY / HK / SG / MY / KW / PK / US
20140912 firstlook.org SECRET SURVEILLANCE BATTLE BETWEEN YAHOO AND THE U.S. GOVERNMENT REVEALED NSA / YAHOO / US / PRISM
20140912 spiegel.de NSA-Affäre: US-Regierung drohte Yahoo mit Millionenstrafe NSA / YAHOO / US / PRISM
20140911 washingtonpost.com U.S. threatened massive fine to force Yahoo to release data YAHOO / US / NSA / PRISM
20140905 firstlook.org The U.S. Government’s Secret Plans to Spy for American Corporations US
20140901 dw.de NSA Scandal: Turkey calls US envoy as Snowden reveals new spying TR / US / NSA
20140901 spiegel.de Nach SPIEGEL-Bericht: Türkei bestellt US-Diplomat wegen Spionageverdacht ein TR / US / NSA

201408

Date Source Title Tags
20140828 welivesecurity.com Android security mystery – ‘fake’ cellphone towers found in U.S. US
20140811 washingtonpost.com Feds to study illegal use of spy gear Tactical GSM Interception / US
20140804 newsweek.com Israel Flagged as Top Spy Threat to U.S. in New Snowden/NSA Document IL / US / NSA

201407

Date Source Title Tags
20140724 telegraph.co.uk Germany to 'spy on US and UK intelligence gathering' for the first time in 45 years DE / US / GB
20140712 bloomberg.com U.S. Offered Berlin 'Five Eyes' Pact. Merkel Was Done With It DE / US
20140709 wired.com Glenn Greenwald on Why the Latest Snowden Leak Matters US / NSA
20140704 reuters.com Germany arrests suspected double agent spying for U.S. - lawmakers BND / NSA / DE / US

201406

Date Source Title Tags
20140630 dr.dk Overvågning: USA pressede Danmark til mere lempelige krypteringsregler / english translation via ms-translator DK / PET / US
20140620 arsechnica.com House votes 293-123 to cut funding for NSA spying on Americans - The amendment would also stop "backdoors" from being built into tech products. US / NSA
20140620 techdirt.com Stingray Documents Show Law Enforcement Using 'Terrorism' To Obtain Equipment To Fight Regular Crime HARRIS / US
20140619 rt.com NSA uses 33 countries to intercept web traffic – Snowden Files NSA / RAMPART-A / US / CA / NZ / GB / DZ / AT / BE / HR / CZ / DK / ET / FI / FR / DE / GR / HU / IN / IL / IT / JP / JO / KR / MK / NL / NO / PK / PL / RO / SA / SG / ES / SE / TW / TH / TN / TR / AE
20140618 firstlook.org How Secret Partners Expand NSA’s Surveillance Dragnet NSA / RAMPART-A / US / CA / NZ / GB / DZ / AT / BE / HR / CZ / DK / ET / FI / FR / DE / GR / HU / IN / IL / IT / JP / JO / KR / MK / NL / NO / PK / PL / RO / SA / SG / ES / SE / TW / TH / TN / TR / AE
20140603 techdirt.com EFF Tells Court That The NSA Knowingly And Illegally Destroyed Evidence In Key Case Over Bulk Surveillance US / NSA

201405

Date Source Title Tags
20140531 nytimes.com U.S. - N.S.A. Collecting Millions of Faces From Web Images US / NSA
20140523 myfoxny.com Police use cellphone spying device US / HARRIS
20140520 bahamas.gov.bs The Bahamas Government Responds to Spying BS / NSA / US / SOMALGET
20140512 theguardian.com Glenn Greenwald: how the NSA tampers with US-made internet routers US / NSA
20140510 nybooks.com ‘We Kill People Based on Metadata’ Metadata / US / NSA

201404

Date Source Title Tags
20140428 heise.de US-Internetunternehmen müssen im Ausland gespeicherte Daten herausgeben US
20140404 reuters.com U.S. knocks plans for European communication network US / EU
20140404 rt.com Telecoms could be forced to collect even more metadata under Obama’s NSA overhaul US / NSA
20140401 spiegel.de US-Geheimdienstdirektor: James Clapper gibt Ausforschung von US-Bürgern zu NSA / US
20140401 theguardian.com NSA performed warrantless searches on Americans' calls and emails – Clapper US / NSA
20140401 rt.com NSA conducts warrantless searches on Americans NSA / US

201403

Date Source Title Tags
20140320 spiegel.de NSA-Anwalt: Internetfirmen wussten über Überwachung Bescheid NSA / US / AOL / APPLE / FACEBOOK / GOOGLE / MICROSOFT / YAHOO
20140319 theguardian.com US tech giants knew of NSA data collection, agency's top lawyer insists - NSA general counsel Rajesh De says big tech companies like Yahoo and Google provided ‘full assistance’ in legally mandated collection of data NSA / US / AOL / APPLE / FACEBOOK / GOOGLE / MICROSOFT / YAHOO

201402

Date Source Title Tags
20140219 thehill.com Will US expand NSA surveillance? US / NSA
20140216 rt.com US law firm representing Indonesian government caught in NSA spying web US / NSA / IN
20140215 nytimes.com Document Describes Eavesdropping on American Law Firm US / NSA / IN
20140215 nytimes.com U.S. - Spying by N.S.A. Ally Entangled U.S. Law Firm US / NSA / IN / ASD
20140212 spiegel.de Republikaner Rand Paul: US-Senator verklagt Obama wegen NSA-Affäre US / NSA
20140207 reuters.com Leaked call on Ukraine made on unencrypted cellphones: U.S. officials UA / US
20140207 spiegel.de Telefonverbindungen: NSA soll beim Datensammeln nicht nachkommen NSA / US
20140207 washingtonpost.com NSA is collecting less than 30 percent of U.S. call data, officials say NSA / US

201401

Date Source TItle Tags
20140129 huffingtonpost.com Snowden Docs: U.S. Spied On Negotiators At 2009 Climate Summit NSA / US
20140123 spiegel.de NSA-Affäre: US-Datenschutzkommission hält Telefonüberwachung für illegal US / NSA
20140123 washingtonpost.com Independent review board says NSA phone data program is illegal and should end US / NSA
20140119 spiegel.de Generalbundesanwalt: Bundesregierung fürchtet Ermittlungen wegen Merkels Handy DE / US / NSA / MERKEL, ANGELA
20140117 spiegel.de NSA-Reförmchen: Amerikas globales Waffensystem US / NSA
20140117 spiegel.de Obamas NSA-Rede: Kleine Reform für den großen Bruder US / NSA
20140117 theguardian.com Obama's NSA 'reforms' are little more than a PR attempt to mollify the public US / NSA
20140117 theguardian.com Obama NSA reforms receive mixed response in Europe and Brazil / EU commissioner says speech is a step in right direction, but German ex-minister says changes fail to tackle root problem US / NSA / EU / DE / GB / BR
20140117 theguardian.com Barack Obama's surveillance pledge contrasts with silence of UK ministers US / GB
20140117 theguardian.com How Obama took on six major areas of concern about NSA surveillance US / NSA
20140117 documentcloud.org Presidential Policy Directive PPD-28 on Signals Intelligence Activities US / NSA
20140117 theguardian.com Obama announces new limits on NSA surveillance programs – live reaction US / NSA
20140117 theguardian.com Obama presents NSA reforms with plan to end government storage of call data US / NSA
20140117 nytimes.com Analysis of Obama’s N.S.A. Speech US / NSA
20140117 nytimes.com Obama Calls for Overhaul of N.S.A.’s Phone Data Collection Program US / NSA
20140117 nytimes.com A Crucial Caveat in Obama’s Vow on Phone Data US / NSA
20140117 nytimes.com Obama’s Changes to Government Surveillance US / NSA
20140117 washingtonpost.com Transcript of President Obama’s Jan. 17 speech on NSA reforms US / NSA
20140116 faz.net Vor Obamas NSA-Rede: Wir stehen vor dem Abgrund, Mr. President US / NSA
20140114 huffingtonpost.com The NSA Can't Tell Bernie Sanders If It's Spying On Him, Because That Would Violate His Privacy US / NSA
20140113 spiegel.de Lauschangriff auf deutsche Regierung: USA verweigern Zusage über Abhör-Stopp DE / US
20140113 sueddeutsche.de Kaum Hoffnung auf No-Spy-Abkommen: "Die Amerikaner haben uns belogen" DE / US
20140110 spiegel.de Besuch in den USA: EU-Experten durften Spähaffäre nicht ansprechen EU / US / NSA
20140109 yalelawjournal.org Tiny Constables and the Cost of Surveillance: Making Cents Out of United States v. Jones US / NSA
20140109 orf.at NSA-Skandal entzweit EU-Parlament und Rat EU / US / NSA
20140105 spiegel.de Spähskandal: NSA schließt Überwachung von US-Abgeordneten nicht aus NSA / US
20140104 theguardian.com NSA statement does not deny 'spying' on members of Congress US / NSA
20140103 politico.com Bernie Sanders to NSA: Spying on Hill? US / NSA
20140103 commondreams.org US Senator Wants to Know: Is the NSA Spying on Congress? Sen. Bernie Sanders writes letter to Gen. Keith Alexander asking if the agency "has spied" or is "currently spying" on elected government officials US / NSA
20140103 nytimes.com Court Grants Secrecy for Memo on Phone Data US
20140103 spiegel.de Spähaffäre: US-Regierung legt Berufung gegen NSA-Entscheidung ein US

2013

201312

Date Source TItle Tags
20131227 spiegel.de Geheimdienst: US-Gericht erlaubt Telefondatensammlung der NSA US / NSA
20131223 golem.de NSA-Affäre US-Regierung sperrt sich gegen Gerichtsverhandlung US / NSA
20131221 eff.org Despite Releasing New NSA Information, Government Still Tries to Block Groundbreaking EFF Case US / NSA
20131221 nytimes.com White House Tries to Prevent Judge From Ruling on Surveillance Efforts US / NSA
20131218 eastbayexpress.com The Real Purpose of Oakland's Surveillance Center US
20131217 theguardian.com Merkel compared NSA to Stasi in heated encounter with Obama: German chancellor furious after revelations US intelligence agency listened in on her personal mobile phone DE / NSA / US
20131216 boston.com Judge: NSA program is likely unconstitutional US / NSA
20131216 politico.com Judge: NSA phone program likely unconstitutional NSA / US
20131216 nytimes.com Judge Questions Legality of N.S.A. Phone Records US / NSA
20131216 spiegel.de Geheimdienst-Skandal: NSA-Telefonüberwachung laut US-Richter wohl verfassungswidrig US / NSA
20131209 spiegel.de Google, Facebook, Microsoft: US-Firmen fordern Reform der Internetüberwachung GOOGLE / FACEBOOK / MICROSOFT / US / NSA
20131202 fm4.orf.at NSA-Regeln für EU-Daten Der Bericht der transatlantischen Arbeitsgruppe zur NSA-Spionage zeigt, dass für den Umgang mit EU-Daten nur die internen Vorschriften der US-Geheimdienste gültig sind. NSA / EU / US

201311

Date Source Title Tags
20131120 theguardian.com US and UK struck secret deal to allow NSA to 'unmask' Britons' personal data GB / NSA / US
20131119 foreignpolicy.com National Security: Spy Copters, Lasers, and Break-In Teams - How the FBI keeps watch on foreign diplomats. US / FBI
20131112 spiegel.de Germans Rejected: US Unlikely to Offer 'No-Spy' Agreement DE / US / NSA
20131105 spiegel.de Bericht zu NSA-Affäre: US-Regierung bleibt bei Massenausspähung US / NSA
20131101 spiegel.de NSA-Untersuchung: Obama stoppt Ausspähung von IWF und Weltbank NSA / US
20131031 spiegel.de US-Überwachung: Botschafter im Shitstorm US Embassy Berlin / DE / US / NSA
20131031 spiegel.de NSA-Skandal: Täuschen, tarnen, taktieren EU / NSA / US

201310

Date Source Title Tags
20131030 spiegel.de Deutsche Delegation im Weißen Haus: Gut, dass wir miteinander reden DE / NSA / US
20131030 spiegel.de NSA-Affäre: Deutsche Delegation will Obama No-Spy-Abkommen abringen DE / NSA / US
20131030 spiegel.de NSA-Affäre: Deutsche Delegation im Weißen Haus DE / NSA / US
20131029 spiegel.de NSA-Überwachung: US-Senat will Handy-Affäre untersuchen MERKEL, ANGELA / NSA / US
20131029 spiegel.de Keith Alexander im US-Kongress: NSA-Chef wirft Europäern Spionage in Amerika vor US / NSA / EU / FR / ES
20131029 spiegel.de Vorwurf aus den USA: Frankreich und Spanien haben NSA angeblich unterstützt US / NSA / FR / ES
20131029 wsj.com Europeans Shared Spy Data With U.S. - Phone Records Collected Were Handed Over to Americans to Help Protect Allied Troops in War Zones US / NSA / FR / ES
20131029 cryptome.org US Says France, Spain Aided NSA Spying US / NSA / FR / ES
20131029 spiegel.de NSA-Überwachung: Schutzprogramm für Obama MERKEL, ANGELA / NSA / US
20131028 spiegel.de US-Debatte um NSA-Skandal: "Alliierte sind nicht immer Freunde" US / NSA
20131027 spiegel.de Embassy Espionage: The NSA's Secret Spy Hub in Berlin US Embassy Berlin / NSA / DE / MERKEL, ANGELA / US
20131027 faz.net Ausspäh-Affäre Obama wusste angeblich von den Abhöraktionen DE / NSA / US
20131026 cbsnews.com President Obama orders review of U.S. spying as world leaders push for new limits on surveillance US
20131026 spiegel.de Washington: Hunderte Menschen demonstrieren gegen NSA-Spionage US / NSA
20131026 faz.net Ausspäh-Affäre: Die Spionage-Botschaft - Das Handy von Bundeskanzlerin Merkel steht einem Medienbericht zufolge seit dem Jahr 2002 auf einer Liste mit Aufklärungszielen des amerikanischen Geheimdienstes NSA. Die Abhörtechnik befinde sich im Gebäude der amerikanischen Botschaft am Pariser Platz. DE / NSA / US / US Embassy Berlin
20131026 faz.net Ausspähung durch Amerika Obama zu Merkel: Ich habe nichts gewusst DE / NSA / US
20131026 spiegel.de NSA-Überwachung: Merkels Handy steht seit 2002 auf US-Abhörliste DE / NSA / US / MERKEL, ANGELA / US Embassy Berlin
20131025 rt.com Partnership between Facebook and police could make planning protests impossible FACEBOOK / US
20131025 rt.com Irritated EU leaders voice ‘lack of trust’ with US after spying claims EU / US / NSA
20131025 theguardian.com Congressional oversight of the NSA is a joke. I should know, I'm in Congress - I've learned far more about government spying on citizens from the media than I have from official intelligence briefings US / NSA
20131025 welt.de USA schweigen über internationalen Lauschangriff - Merkel ist nicht das einzige Opfer der US-Spionage. Laut Edward Snowdens Dokumenten wurden 35 Regierungschefs belauscht. Bisher erweisen sich die Unterlagen immer als richtig. Und Amerika? Schweigt. DE / NSA / US
20131025 welt.de Merkel und Hollande rücken USA gemeinsam zu Leibe - Die EU-Regierungschefs in Brüssel beauftragen die Kanzlerin und den französischen Präsidenten damit, gemeinsam die Spähvorwürfe gegen die USA aufzuklären. Merkel und Hollande geben sich entschlossen. US / DE / FR / EU / NSA
20131024 faz.net Merkel und die Spähaffäre: Heftige Worte in eigener Sache MERKEL, ANGELA / NSA / US / DE
20131024 rt.com Top spying fallout: EU summit promises NSA thunder, data-protection storm EU / NSA / US
20131024 faz.net Lauschangriff auf die Kanzlerin - Auswärtiges Amt bestellt amerikanischen Botschafter ein DE / US / NSA / MERKEL, ANGELA
20131024 spiegel.de 'Out of Hand': Europe Furious Over US Spying Allegations DE / EU / US / NSA
20131024 spiegel.de Kanzler-Handy im US-Visier? Westerwelle bestellt US-Botschafter ein DE / NSA / US
20131024 nytimes.com Allegation of U.S. Spying on Merkel Puts Obama at Crossroads DE / US / NSA
20131024 spiegel.de Hot Water: German Foreign Minister Summons US Ambassador DE / US / NSA
20131024 spiegel.de USA unter Spähverdacht: Obama und das Handy der Kanzlerin NSA / US / DE
20131024 spiegel.de USA unter Spähverdacht: Westerwelle spricht von "sehr ernsten" Hinweisen NSA / US / DE
20131023 rt.com ‘Unacceptable’: Merkel calls Obama over suspicion US monitored her cell phone MERKEL, ANGELA / NSA / US
20131023 rt.com EU parliament votes to suspend US from financial databank to avoid spying SWIFT / NSA / US / EU
20131023 washingtonpost.com The Merkel phone tap scandal paves the way toward E.U.-U.S. confrontation MERKEL, ANGELA / NSA / US / EU
20131023 spiegel.de NSA-Spitzelei: US-Regierung nennt Bericht über Spähaffäre in Frankreich falsch FR / NSA / US
20131023 bundesregierung.de Pressemitteilung der Bundesregierung vom 23.10.2013 - Zu Informationen, dass das Mobiltelefon der Bundeskanzlerin möglicherweise durch amerikanische Dienste überwacht wird DE / US / NSA
20131023 washingtonpost.com Merkel calls Obama about alleged U.S. monitoring of her phone DE / NSA / US
20131023 theguardian.com US may have monitored Merkel's phone, says German government - White House confirms call demanding clarification and insists US is not monitoring chancellor's communications DE / NSA / US
20131023 faz.net Merkel beschwert sich bei Obama - Hat Amerika am Handy der Kanzlerin gelauscht? DE / NSA / US
20131023 bild.de REGIERUNG VERLANGT AUFKLÄRUNG - Haben die USA Merkels Handy abgehört? DE / NSA / US
20131023 tagesschau.de Hinweise auf Aktion des Geheimdienstes: USA haben offenbar Merkel überwacht DE / NSA / US
20131023 newyorktimes.com Obama Tells Merkel That U.S. Is Not Tapping Her Phone DE / NSA / US
20131023 spiegel.de Kanzler-Handy im NSA-Visier? Merkel beschwert sich bei Obama DE / NSA / US
20131022 spiegel.de Attacke auf französische Vertretungen: US-Sicherheitsberaterin lobte NSA-Abhöraktion US / FR
20131008 theguardian.com Fact: the NSA gets negligible intel from Americans' metadata. So end collection - Defenders of the NSA's bulk data collection program argue its necessity. But the evidence it makes us safer is vanishingly small Metadata / US / NSA
20131006 politico.com Surveillance panel shut down US
20131002 nytimes.com N.S.A. Experiment Traced U.S. Cellphone Locations US / NSA

201309

Date Source Title Tags
20130928 nytimes.com Documents on N.S.A. Efforts to Diagram Social Networks of U.S. Citizens US / NSA
20130928 nytimes.com N.S.A. Gathers Data on Social Connections of U.S. Citizens US / NSA / Metadata
20130926 theguardian.com US intelligence chiefs urge Congress to preserve surveillance programs - Officials refuse to say in Senate testimony whether cell site data had ever been used to pinpoint an individual's location US / NSA
20130926 nytimes.com Senators Push to Preserve N.S.A. Phone Surveillance US / NSA
20130925 hnn.us Secret Cold War documents reveal NSA spied on senators US / NSA
20130923 wikileaks-press.org US caught spying on Greek diplomatic communications in 2004-2005 GR / US
20130922 ap.org CLOSE TIES BETWEEN WHITE HOUSE, NSA SPYING REVIEW NSA / US
20130918 heise.de US-Geheimgericht: Verbindungsdaten sind nicht Teil der Privatsphäre FISA / Metadata / US
20130918 rt.com Privacy perverted: No telco ever disobeyed NSA phone record orders US / NSA / FISA
20130918 spiegel.de Spähaffäre: US-Telefonanbieter gaben Daten widerstandslos an die NSA US / NSA / FISA
20130918 rt.com NSA's phone data collection is legal, does not violate privacy – FISA court US / NSA / FISA
20130917 zdnet.com Verizon exec slams Google, Microsoft, Yahoo for NSA lawsuit grandstanding VERIZON / US
20130913 theguardian.com Fisa judge: Snowden's NSA disclosures triggered important spying debate - Dennis Saylor orders government to review rules on surveillance and says further declassification would protect court's integrity US / NSA / FISA
20130912 latimes.com U.S. shares raw intelligence data with Israel, leaked document shows NSA / ISNU / US / IL
20130911 spiegel.de US-Geheimdienst: NSA gibt Rohdaten an Israel weiter NSA / ISNU / US / IL
20130911 rt.com NSA 'routinely' shares Americans' data with Israel - Snowden leak NSA / ISNU / US / IL
20130911 documentcloud.org Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the National Security Agency / Central Security Services (NSA/CSS) and the Israeli SIGINT National Unit (ISNU) pertaining to the protection of U.S. persons NSA / ISNU / US / IL
20130911 theguardian.com NSA and Israeli intelligence: memorandum of understanding – full document NSA / ISNU / US / IL
20130911 theguardian.com NSA shares raw intelligence including Americans' data with Israel NSA / ISNU / US / IL
20130910 rt.com Declassified files detail blatant violations, abuse of NSA domestic spying program US / NSA
20130910 rt.com E-searches and seizures at US borders ‘more invasive’ than traditional searches – ACLU US
20130909 telepolis.de Obama-Regierung hat die Befugnisse der NSA erweitern lassen US / NSA / FISA
20130909 spiegel.de Überwachung: US-Regierung lockerte NSA-Beschränkungen per Geheimbeschluss US / NSA / FISA
20130908 washingtonpost.com Obama administration had restrictions on NSA reversed in 2011 US / NSA / FISA
20130906 taz.de NSA-Technik in Deutschland - Frankfurter Empfänger abgelichtet: Ein Hubschrauber suchte nach Abhöranlagen auf dem US-Generalkonsulat, meldet eine Zeitung. Verantwortlich sei der Bundesverfassungsschutz, hieß es. DE / US / NSA
20130904 wikileaks.org VERINT: Avner Turniansky VERINT / TURNIANSKY, AVNER / IL / IT / US / ES / NG / CH / GR / TR
20130904 wikileaks.org ROHDE-SCHWARZ: Rudolf Gnadl ROHDE-SCHWARZ / GNADL, RUDOLF / DE / AT / CZ / PT / FR / ES / US
20130904 wikileaks.org HACKINGTEAM: Mostapaha Maana HACKINGTEAM / MAANA, MOSTAPHA / IT / CH / US / MA / MY / SG / LB / NL / FR / EG / AE / TR / DE / SA / QA / SD / CZ / OM
20130904 wikileaks.org GAMMA: Martin Muench GAMMA / MUENCH, MARTIN J / MX / US / DE / CZ / KZ / GB / NL / FR / RS
20130904 wikileaks.org ELAMAN: Holger Rumscheidt ELAMAN / RUMSCHEIDT, HOLGER / LB / DE / FR / CH / AE / AT / OM / ZA / ET / US / AZ / TM / JO
20130904 wikileaks.org CELLEBRITE: Peter Warnke CELLEBRITE / WARNKE, PETER / DE / IL / TR / NL / AE / US / GB / PL / CH
20130902 spiegel.de "Hemisphere Project": US-Drogenbehörde nutzt größere Telefondatenbank als NSA US / DEA
20130901 spiegel.de US-Geheimdienst: NSA bespitzelte Frankreichs Diplomaten US / NSA / FR

201308

Date Source Title Tags
20130831 rt.com Snowden leaks: NSA conducted 231 offensive cyber-ops in 2011, hailed as 'active defense US / NSA / IR / RU / CN / KP / TAO / GENIE
20130830 washingtonpost.com U.S. spy agencies mounted 231 offensive cyber-operations in 2011, documents show US / NSA / GENIE / TAO / IR / RU / CN / KP / AF / PK / YE / IQ / SO
20130828 firedoglake.com NSA Has Been Spying On Members Of Congress For A Long Time US / NSA
20130826 rt.com Former-Salt Lake City mayor wants to sue NSA over 2002 Olympics surveillance US / NSA
20130826 spiegel.de Nach Späh-Aktionen: Uno verlangt Erklärung von US-Regierung UN / NSA / US
20130822 nsfwcorp.com Saying Boo To A Ghost: It's No Secret Why Congress Fears Crossing The NSA US / NSA
20130823 rt.com 'Privacy rights don’t exist in US anymore' US / NSA
20130821 spiegel.de Überwachungsaffäre: NSA soll 75 Prozent des US-Datenverkehrs ausspähen können US / NSA
20130821 rt.com NSA has ability to read 75% of all US internet traffic - report US / NSA / BLARNEY / FAIRVIEW / OAKSTAR / LITHIUM / STORMBREW
20130820 wsj.com New Details Show Broader NSA Surveillance Reach - Programs Cover 75% of Nation's Traffic, Can Snare Emails US / NSA / BLARNEY / FAIRVIEW / OAKSTAR / LITHIUM / STORMBREW
20130816 spiegel.de Neue Snowden-Enthüllung: NSA bricht tausendfach Rechte von US-Bürgern NSA / US
20130816 spiegel.de Ausspähung von US-Bürgern: Die vielen Tricks der NSA NSA / US
20130816 washingtonpost.com Court: Ability to police U.S. spying program limited US / FISA / NSA
20130816 washingtonpost.com NSA statements to The Post NSA / US
20130816 washingtonpost.com NSA broke privacy rules thousands of times per year, audit finds US / NSA
20130809 rt.com Obama had secret meeting with tech executives to discuss govt surveillance US / APPLE / AT&T / GOOGLE
20130809 theguardian.com NSA surveillance: the long fight to close backdoor into US communications - Senators' attempt to ensure removal of Americans' data from NSA trawls has been ongoing for more than a year US / NSA
20130809 rt.com New Snowden leak shows how the NSA gets away with domestic spying US / NSA
20130809 theguardian.com NSA loophole allows warrantless search for US citizens' emails and phone calls - Exclusive: Spy agency has secret backdoor permission to search databases for individual Americans' communications US / NSA
20130808 nytimes.com N.S.A. Said to Search Content of Messages to and From U.S. US / NSA
20130808 nytimes.com N.S.A. Sifting Broader Set of Data Crossing U.S. Border US / NSA
20130805 reuters.com Exclusive: U.S. directs agents to cover up program used to investigate Americans US / NSA / DEA
20130804 theguardian.com Members of Congress denied access to basic information about NSA US / NSA
20130803 rt.com ‘Poodle’ UK: MPs to quiz GCHQ spies over $150 mln payments from US govt GB / GCHQ / US / NSA
20130802 theguardian.com Congress eyes renewed push for legislation to rein in the NSA - Proposals signify major shift in political opinion as laws would represent the first rollback of the NSA's powers since 9/11 US / NSA
20130802 cnet.com FBI pressures Internet providers to install surveillance software - CNET has learned the FBI has developed custom "port reader" software to intercept Internet metadata in real time. And, in some cases, it wants to force Internet providers to use the software. US / FBI / Metadata / CALEA
20130802 cryptome.org NSA X-KEYSCORE Server Sites XKEYSCORE / US / MX / HN / CR / PA / VE / CO / EC / BR / GB / FR / DE / AT / IT / ES / PL / BY / RU / RO / GR / CZ / DZ / MA / EG / SD / SO / CM / NA / ZW / SA / TR / IQ / KW / BH / QA / AE / UZ / KG / AF / PK / IN / JP / CN / PH / MM / TH / KH / MY / AU / NZ
20130801 guardian.co.uk Exclusive: NSA pays £100m in secret funding for GCHQ US / NSA / GCHQ / GB

201307

Date Source Title Tags
20130731 slate.com How to Decode the True Meaning of What NSA Officials Say: A lexicon for understanding the words U.S. intelligence officials use to mislead the public. US / NSA
20130731 guardian.co.uk US Senate hearing on National Security Agency's bulk surveillance – live - Senate judiciary committee holds its first hearing into NSA programs with questioning of NSA, FBI and intelligence officials US / NSA
20130731 guardian.co.uk Senators strongly criticise intelligence chiefs over NSA data collection: Ron Wyden tells US senate of 'violations of court orders' while Mark Udall calls for major reforms of surveillance programmes US / NSA
20130730 rt.com NSA surveillance programs to be partially declassified US / NSA
20130730 guardian.co.uk Justice Department to declassify key Yahoo surveillance orders: Obama administration to complete declassification review of Yahoo orders by 12 September, setting stage for public release YAHOO / US
20130727 washingtonpost.com The White House should end the bulk collection of Americans’ phone records US / NSA
20130725 guardian.co.uk Narrow defeat for Amash amendment to restrict NSA surveillance: First major challenge to NSA's bulk collection of phone records defeated by only 217 votes to 205 in House of Representatives US / NSA
20130725 spiegel.de Abstimmung über Geheimdienst: NSA-Kritiker scheitern im US-Parlament US / NSA
20130724 cnet.com Feds put heat on Web firms for master encryption keys: Whether the FBI or NSA have the legal authority to obtain the master keys that companies use for Web encryption remains an open question, but it hasn't stopped the U.S. government from trying. US / NSA / FBI / FISA
20130724 nytimes.com House Defeats Effort to Rein In N.S.A. Data Gathering US / NSA
20130724 spiegel.de Geheimdienst unter Druck: US-Parlamentarier wollen Macht der NSA beschränken US / NSA
20130724 spiegel.de "Safe Harbor"-Regelung: Datenschützer drängen Merkel zu Sanktionen gegen USA DE / US
20130723 rt.com NSA holds emergency hearing to fight off anti-surveillance amendment in Congress US / NSA
20130719 spiegel.de NSA-Affäre: Alte Lauschvereinbarung soll beendet werden DE / NSA / US
20130717 guardian.co.uk Millions of US license plates tracked and stored, new ACLU report finds - Alarming number of databases across US are storing details of Americans' locations – not just government agencies US
20130717 rt.com Obama administration drowning in lawsuits filed over NSA surveillance US / NSA
20130713 dw.de INTELLIGENCE: Harsh criticism follows US-German talks on NSA DE / US / NSA
20130712 crikey.com.au Telstra’s deal with the devil: FBI access to its undersea cables TELSTRA / AU / US
20130712 spiegel.de Friedrichs US-Reise: Zu Besuch beim großen Bruder US / NSA / DE
20130710 spiegel.de NSA-Abhörskandal: Amerikas digitaler Großangriff auf das Völkerrecht US / NSA / UN
20130709 nytimes.com Nation Will Gain by Discussing Surveillance, Expert Tells Privacy Board US / FISA
20130709 guardian.co.uk US must fix secret Fisa courts, says top judge who granted surveillance orders - James Robertson breaks ranks and says he was shocked to hear of changes to allow broader authorisation of NSA programs FISA / US / NSA
20130708 guardian.co.uk US privacy group challenging NSA and FBI collection of phone records - Electronic Privacy Information Center to file petition asking supreme court to suspend FBI's blanket collection of data US / NSA / FBI
20130707 spiegel.de Interview mit Edward Snowden: NSA liefert BND Werkzeuge für Lauschangriff US / NSA / DE / BND
20130706 faz.net Geheimdienst-Affäre: Amerika darf Deutsche abhören DE / US / NSA
20130705 guardian.co.uk NSA leaks: UK blocks crucial espionage talks between US and Europe - First talks to soothe transatlantic tensions to be restricted to data privacy and Prism programme after Britain and Sweden's veto GB / NSA / US / EU
20130704 guardian.co.uk US and Germany to hold talks over European NSA surveillance concerns - Obama tells Merkel US 'takes seriously the concerns' but French interior minister admonishes US ambassador at 4 July party US / NSA / DE / FR
20130704 guardian.co.uk European firms 'could quit US internet providers over NSA scandal' - European commission vice-president says American cloud services providers could suffer loss of business EU / NSA / US / Cloud Computing
20130704 bangkokpost.com EU-US security talks on spy row set Monday in Washington EU / US / NSA / DE / FR
20130704 spiegel.de Anti-Spionage-Resolution: EU-Parlament verlangt Stopp aller US-Spähprogramme EU / US / NSA
20130704 guardian.co.uk Barack Obama agrees to talks with Germany to explain spying on allies - US president tries to allay concerns of Angela Merkel, insisting he takes European concerns about surveillance seriously DE / NSA / US
20130704 spiegel.de NSA-Skandal: Merkel spricht mit Obama über Spähaktionen DE / NSA / US
20130704 spiegel.de 160 Milliarden Sendungen: US-Post überwacht kompletten Briefverkehr für Ermittler US
20130703 nytimes.com U.S. Postal Service Logging All Mail for Law Enforcement US
20130702 guardian.co.uk NSA officials 'not always accurate' in public statements over surveillance NSA / US
20130702 spiegel.de US-Datenskandal: Amerikas millionenfacher Rechtsbruch US / NSA / DE / EU / GCHQ
20130702 spiegel.de Wegen NSA-Affäre: Westerwelle telefoniert mit US-Außenminister Kerry DE / NSA / US
20130702 guardian.co.uk Barack Obama seeks to limit EU fallout over US spying claims - President says NSA will assess espionage allegations as France and Germany demand answers and warn of delay to trade talks US / NSA / EU / FR / DE
20130701 guardian.co.uk NSA spying row: bugging friends is unacceptable, warn Germans - US attempts to downplay spying allegations as growing European anger threatens to derail transatlantic trade talks DE / NSA / US / EU / FR
20130701 spiegel.de Empörung über NSA-Bespitzelung: Obama verspricht Europa Aufklärung EU / NSA / US
20130701 washingtonpost.com Misinformation on classified NSA programs includes statements by senior U.S. officials NSA / US
20130701 spiegel.de US-Abhördienst: EU-Parlament ringt um Anti-Spionage-Resolution US / NSA / EU
20130701 de.ria.ru Putin: Belauschen russischer Diplomaten durch USA möglich RU / US
20130701 spiegel.de NSA-Affäre: Bundesregierung kritisiert US-Spähaktion scharf US / NSA / DE
20130701 spiegel.de US-Abhörskandal: Deutschland, Verbündeter 3. Klasse US / DE / NSA

201306

Date Source Title Tags
20130630 washingtonpost.com Secret-court judges upset at portrayal of ‘collaboration’ with government US / NSA / FISA
20130630 spiegel.de Growing Alarm: German Prosecutors to Review Allegations of US Spying DE / US / NSA
20130630 spiegel.de Reaktionen zu NSA-Enthüllungen: EU-Kommissarin stellt Handelsabkommen mit USA in Frage EU / US / NSA
20130630 washingtonpost.com German justice minister accuses US of ‘Cold War’ methods after reports NSA bugged EU offices DE / EU / US / NSA
20130630 guardian.co.uk Key US-EU trade pact under threat after more NSA spying allegations - Reports in Der Spiegel that US agencies bugged European council building 'reminiscent of cold war', says German minister US / NSA / EU
20130630 guardian.co.uk EU demands clarification over US spying claims - European parliament president 'deeply worried and shocked' by claims published in Der Spiegel that US bugged EU offices US / NSA / EU
20130629 privacysurgeon.org Former NSA contractor warns of “murky” interception arrangements NSA / DE / FI / GB / DK / NL / FR / ES / IT / US / CA / AU / NZ / ECHELON / BND / CESID / OPERATION DELIKATESSE / TR / MIT
20130629 spiegel.de Abgehörte EU-Vertretungen: "Kernschmelze des Rechtsstaats" US / NSA / EU
20130629 spiegel.de Geheimdokumente: NSA horcht EU-Vertretungen mit Wanzen aus US / NSA / EU
20130628 guardian.co.uk Senators accuse government of using 'secret law' to collect Americans' data - Bipartisan group seeks answers from intelligence chief James Clapper over scale of and justification for NSA surveillance US / NSA
20130627 guardian.co.uk NSA collected US email records in bulk for more than two years under Obama US / NSA
20130627 guardian.co.uk How the NSA is still harvesting your online data - Files show vast scale of current NSA metadata programs, with one stream alone celebrating 'one trillion records processed' US / NSA / SSO / EVILOLIVE / SHELLTRUMPET / XKS / TRANSIENT THURIBLE / Metadata
20130627 guardian.co.uk NSA inspector general report on email and internet data collection under Stellar Wind – full document US / NSA / STELLAR WIND
20130626 mcclatchydc.com Memories of Stasi color Germans’ view of U.S. surveillance programs US / NSA / DD / MFS
20130625 politico.com NSA takes surveillance fact sheets off website US / NSA / FISA
20130624 guardian.co.uk Senators: NSA must correct inaccurate claims over privacy protections - Ron Wyden and Mark Udall write to head of NSA to correct portrayals of surveillance restrictions on website factsheet NSA / US
20130623 scmp.com EXCLUSIVE: US spies on Chinese mobile phone companies, steals SMS data: Edward Snowden US / NSA / CN
20130623 scmp.com EXCLUSIVE: NSA targeted China's Tsinghua University in extensive hacking attacks, says Snowden US / NSA / CN
20130623 scmp.com EXCLUSIVE: US hacked Pacnet, Asia Pacific fibre-optic network operator, in 2009 US / NSA / HK
20130622 guardian.co.uk Snowden spy row grows as US is accused of hacking China - Whistleblower charged with espionage reportedly claims US authorities accessed millions of private text messages in China US / NSA / GCHQ / CN
20130621 guardian.co.uk GCHQ taps fibre-optic cables for secret access to world's communications - Exclusive: British spy agency collects and stores vast quantities of global email messages, Facebook posts, internet histories and calls, and shares them with NSA, latest documents from Edward Snowden reveal SUBCOMCAB / GB / GCHQ / US / NSA / MASTERING THE INTERNET / GLOBAL TELECOMS EXPLOITATION / TEMPORA
20130620 wired.com 5 Fun Facts From the Latest NSA Leak US / NSA
20130620 guardian.co.uk Revealed: the top secret rules that allow NSA to use US data without a warrant - Fisa court submissions show broad scope of procedures governing NSA's surveillance of Americans' communication US / NSA / FISA
20130620 guardian.co.uk US House bill would force Obama to declassify Fisa court decisions: Legal justifications for NSA's wide-ranging surveillance would be released as lawmakers seek 'informed public debate' on Prism FISA / PRISM / US
20130618 edition.cnn.com Has U.S. started an Internet war? US
20130618 guardian.co.uk Fisa court oversight: a look inside a secret and empty process - Obama and other NSA defenders insist there are robust limitations on surveillance but the documents show otherwise FISA / US
20130618 spiegel.de NSA-Skandal: Obama verteidigt Spähprogramme US / NSA
20130615 bloomberg.com U.S. Agencies Said to Swap Data With Thousands of Firms US / NSA / GOOGLE / MICROSOFT / AT&T / VERIZON / SPRINT NEXTEL / LEVEL 3 / CENTURYLINK
20130615 cnet.com NSA admits listening to U.S. phone calls without warrants US / NSA
20130614 guardian.co.uk On PRISM, partisanship and propaganda: Addressing many of the issues arising from last week's NSA stories PRISM / NSA / US
20130613 guardian.co.uk Snowden revelations on NSA strain US-China relations, says Beijing: State-run China Daily points to countries' 'soured relationship' on cybersecurity and suggests huge surveillance net is unjustified US / NSA / CN
20130612 terminalx.org US Embassy in Islamabad found wiretapping offices of the President and Prime Minister PK / US / US Embassy Islamabad
20130612 gallup.com Americans Disapprove of Government Surveillance Programs US / NSA
20130612 thehill.com NSA revelations only 'the tip of the iceberg,' says Dem lawmaker NSA / US
20130612 guardian.co.uk Senators press NSA director for answers on secret surveillance program: Keith Alexander says surveillance programs have helped thwart attacks – but raises new questions over how they operate US / NSA
20130612 guardian.co.uk NSA surveillance: anger mounts in Congress at 'spying on Americans' - After a closed-door briefing of the House of Representatives, lawmakers call for a review of the Patriot Act US / NSA
20130612 spiegel.de Prism-Skandal: Mozilla und Greenpeace gegen die Datensammler US
20130612 guardian.co.uk NSA surveillance: anger mounts in Congress at 'spying on Americans' - After a closed-door briefing of the House of Representatives, lawmakers call for a review of the Patriot Act US / NSA
20130611 wsj.com Change to Data-Program Laws Unlikely US
20130611 guardian.co.uk Europe warns US: you must respect the privacy of our citizens: EU officials demand answers on what data snooping programmes entail and whether they breach human rights EU / US / NSA
20130610 washingtonpost.com Surveillance controversy illuminated by history US / NSA / AT&T / VERIZON / BELLSOUTH / FISA / NSA Utah Data Center (US)
20130609 stanford.edu (liberationtech) Why didn't tech company leaders blow the whistle? US / NSA / QWEST / NACCHIO, JOSEPH
20130609 guardian.co.uk Surveillance in the US and UK: Spreading national insecurity: The actions of whistleblowers may embarrass governments. But where legislatures and judges fail, whistleblowers keep open the only channel left for public accountability NSA / US / GB
20130609 abcnews.go.com 'This Week' Transcript: Sen. Dianne Feinstein and Rep. Mike Rogers US
20130608 nytimes.com Peeping Barry NSA / US
20130607 theatlantic.com 'I Cannot Figure Out Why This Was Classified to Begin With': What the PRISM leaks have in common with the Pentagon Papers US / NSA / PRISM
20130607 guardian.co.uk Obama tells intelligence chiefs to draw up cyber target list – full document text US
20130607 guardian.co.uk Obama orders US to draw up overseas target list for cyber-attacks - Exclusive: Top-secret directive steps up offensive cyber capabilities to 'advance US objectives around the world' US
20130607 washingtonpost.com U.S., British intelligence mining data from nine U.S. Internet companies in broad secret program NSA / US
20130607 spiegel.de US-Bespitzelung im Internet: Obamas Überwachungsstaat US / NSA
20130607 guardian.co.uk PRISM scandal: tech giants flatly deny allowing NSA direct access to servers: Silicon Valley executives insist they did not know of secret PRISM program that grants access to emails and search history US / NSA
20130607 derwesten.de KONTROLLE: US-Beamte schickten Deutsche nach Facebook-Mails zurück FACEBOOK / US
20130606 guardian.co.uk NSA taps in to internet giants' systems to mine user data, secret files reveal: Top secret PRISM program claims direct access to servers of firms including Google, Facebook and Apple - Companies deny any knowledge of program in operation since 2007 US / NSA / GOOGLE / APPLE / FACEBOOK
20130606 guardian.co.uk NSA collecting phone records of millions of Americans daily - revealed US / VERIZON / NSA

201305

Date Source Title Tags
20130514 spiegel.de Nachrichtenagentur AP: US-Regierung soll Journalisten bespitzelt haben US / CDR
20130513 nytimes.com Phone Records of Journalists Seized by U.S. US / CDR
20130513 ap.org Letter to Attorney General Eric Holder US / CDR
20130513 bigstory.ap.org GOV'T OBTAINS WIDE AP PHONE RECORDS IN PROBE US / CDR
20130504 guardian.co.uk Are all telephone calls recorded and accessible to the US government? A former FBI counterterrorism agent claims on CNN that this is the case US

201304

Date Source Title Tags
20130430 citizenlab.org For their Eyes Only: The Commercialization of Digital Spying (Full Report) FINFISHER / GAMMA / AU / AT / BH / BN / BG / CA / CZ / EE / ET / DE / HU / IN / ID / JP / LV / LT / MK / MY / MX / MG / NL / NG / PK / PA / QA / RO / RS / SG / ZA / TR / TM / AE / GB / US / VN
20130430 citizenlab.org For Their Eyes Only: The Commercialization of Digital Spying FINFISHER / GAMMA / AU / AT / BH / BN / BG / CA / CZ / EE / ET / DE / HU / IN / ID / JP / LV / LT / MK / MY / MX / MG / NL / NG / PK / PA / QA / RO / RS / SG / ZA / TR / TM / AE / GB / US / VN
20130425 slate.com Judge Rejects FBI Attempt to Use Spyware to Infiltrate Unknown Suspect's Computer US
20130425 spiegel.de Geheime Papiere: US-Regierung weitet Internet-Überwachung aus US
20130425 securelist.com Spyware. HackingTeam HACKINGTEAM / MX / IT / VN / AE / IQ / LB / MA / PA / TJ / IN / IR / SA / KR / ES / PL / TR / AR / CA / ML / OM / CN / US / KZ / EG / UA / UZ / CO / TW / BR / RU / KG / GB / BH / ET / ID / DE / LY
20130424 cnet.com U.S. gives big, secret push to Internet surveillance US
20130417 globalresearch.ca Cell Phone Surveillance: US Law Enforcement Can Intercept Apple iMessages US / APPLE

201303

Date Source Title Tags
20130313 nytimes.com Researchers Find 25 Countries Using Surveillance Software GAMMA / FINFISHER / MUENCH, MARTIN J / AU / BH / BD / BN / CA / CZ / EE / ET / DE / IN / ID / JP / LV / MY / MX / MN / NL / QA / RS / SG / TM / AE / GB / US / VN
20130313 citizenlab.org You Only Click Twice: FinFisher’s Global Proliferation FINFISHER / GAMMA / AU / BH / BD / BN / CA / CZ / EE / ET / DE / IN / ID / JP / LV / MY / MX / MN / NL / QA / RS / SG / TM / AE / GB / US / VN
20130312 pcworld.com Reporters Without Borders slams five nations for spying on media, activists GAMMA / TROVICOR / HACKINGTEAM / AMESYS / BLUECOAT / US / GB / DE / FR / IT

201301

Date Source Title Tags
20130110 spiegel.de Cloud Computing: EU-Studie warnt vor Überwachung durch die USA EU / FISA / US / Cloud Computing
20130108 slate.com U.S. Spy Law Authorizes Mass Surveillance of European Citizens: Report FISA / US / EU

2012

Date Source Title Tags
20121228 theverge.com Senate votes to let the NSA keep spying on you without a warrant until 2017 US / NSA
20121227 eff.org Why We Should All Care About Today's Senate Vote on the FISA Amendments Act, the Warrantless Domestic Spying Bill US
20121029 aclu.org ACLU Tells Supreme Court FISA Surveillance Law is Unconstitutional US
20120912 theverge.com Warrantless wiretap bill passes in US House, authorizes 5 more years of domestic spying US
20120822 nytimes.com The Program: The filmmaker Laura Poitras profiles William Binney, a 32-year veteran of the National Security Agency who helped design a top-secret program he says is broadly collecting Americans’ personal data. US / NSA
20120822 nytimes.com OP-ED CONTRIBUTOR: Who's watching the Watchers? Giving In to the Surveillance State US / NSA
08.08.2012 bloomberg.com FinFisher Spyware Reach Found On Five Continents: Report FINFISHER / AU / CZ / AE / ET / EE / ID / LV / MN / QA / US
08.08.2012 community.rapid7.com Analysis of the FinFisher Lawful Interception Malware FINFISHER / AU / CZ / AE / ET / EE / ID / LV / MN / QA / US
28.07.2012 news.cnet.com House panel approves broadened ISP snooping bill: By a 19 to 10 vote, a House committee votes to require Internet service providers to keep track of what their users are doing for one year in case it would be useful for future police investigations. US
20120717 businessinsider.com NSA Whistleblower Says The Feds Are Gathering Data On Nearly Every US Citizen NSA / US
20120716 publicintelligence.net Sworn Declaration of Whistleblower Willian Binney on NSA Domestic Surveillance Capabilities US / NSA
13.07.2012 nytimes.com That’s No Phone. That’s My Tracker. US Location Tracking
10.07.2012 guardian.co.uk The NSA's warrantless wiretapping is a crime, not a state secret: As the US will neither affirm nor deny its vast dragnet of phone calls and emails, we must sue to protect our privacy and liberty US NSA
20120619 theverge.com NSA: Investigating privacy violations would violate privacy US / NSA
07.06.2012 heise.de Vorratsdatenspeicherung aus US-Gesetzentwurf getilgt US Data Retention
22.06.2012 forbes.com CEO Of Internet Provider Sonic.net: We Delete User Logs After Two Weeks. Your Internet Provider Should, Too. US
20.06.2012 networkworld.com NSA claims it would violate Americans' privacy to say how many of us it spied on US
15.06.2012 cnet.com FBI, DEA warn IPv6 could shield criminals from police: The FBI, DEA, and Royal Canadian Mounted Police say IPv6 may erode their ability to trace Internet addresses -- and warn new laws may be necessary if industry doesn't do more. US CA
09.05.2012 spiegel.de Computersicherheit: FBI warnt vor Software-Updates im Hotel US / Trojans / Hotels
06.05.2012 salon.com Surveillance State democracy: As the FBI seeks full access to all forms of Interent communication, it is not voters who need to be convinced US
04.05.2012 news.cnet.com FBI: We need wiretap-ready Web sites - now: CNET learns the FBI is quietly pushing its plan to force surveillance backdoors on social networks, VoIP, and Web e-mail providers, and that the bureau is asking Internet companies not to oppose a law making those backdoors mandatory. US
24.04.2012 sueddeutsche.de Sanktionen gegen Schnüffler: Obama will Unterdrückung durch Technologie verhindern US SY IR
23.04.2012 networkworld.com Obama authorizes sanctions against surveillance tech in Syria, Iran US SY IR
03.04.2012 wired.com Shady Companies With Ties to Israel Wiretap the U.S. for the NSA US IL NSA VERINT COMVERSE NARUS ELTA NICE UNIT 8200
15.03.2012 wired.com The NSA Is Building the Country’s Biggest Spy Center (Watch What You Say) US NSA
03.02.2012 news.cnet.com Anti-SOPA forces have ISP snooping bill in their crosshairs: An Internet outcry forced Rep. Lamar Smith to delay a vote on SOPA. Opponents of Smith's ISP snooping bill are hoping they can repeat the process. US

2011

Date Source Title Tags
27.12.2011 cryptome.org US Air Force (USAF) Advanced COMINT Collection Techniques & Enablers US COMINT
20.12.2011 eff.org Defending Privacy at the U.S. Border: A Guide for Travelers Carrying Digital Devices US
09.12.2011 Wall Street Journal Web Surveillance Software and Jobs US
01.12.2011 Washington Post Trade in surveillance technology raises worries US
13.10.2011 Wired Germany Sought Info About FBI Spy Tool in 2007 DE US Trojans
20110709 berliner-zeitung.de Da die Amerikaner sich schon bald nach 1945 im Kalten Krieg mit der Sowjetunion sahen, bauten sie in Deutschland lieber einen Nachrichtendienst mit alten Nazis auf, als sie zu inhaftieren. Bolero mit dem alten Feind US / BND
23.05.2011 the new yorker The Secret Sharer: Is Thomas Drake an enemy of the state? US NSA

2010

Date Source Title Tags
29.11.2010 haaretz.com U.S. spied on Israel's Washington embassy, claims ex-envoy US IL
01.04.2010 heise.de Urteil: NSA-Lauschprogramm rechtswidrig] NSA

2000 - 2009

2009

Date Source Title Tags
22.01.2009 Spiegel ABHÖRSICHERES HANDY: Mr. President bekommt ein BarackBerry US

2008

Date Source Title Tags
20081009 abcnews.go.com Exclusive: Inside Account of U.S. Eavesdropping on Americans US / NSA
29.08.2008 New York Times Internet Traffic Begins to Bypass the U.S. US

2007

Date Source Title Tags
24.08.2007 nytimes.com Phone companies helped in eavesdropping, official confirms US
06.08.2007 Spiegel Online KOMMUNIKATIONS-ÜBERWACHUNG: Bush erlaubt Abhören ohne Gerichtsbeschluss Lawful Interception

2006

Date Source Title Tags
08.07.2006 Heise FBI schlägt Abhör-Gesetz vor sigint
10.06.2006 stern.de US-Urteil: Internet-Telefonie muss abhörfähig sein sigint
20060609 washingtonpost.com Specter Offers Compromise on NSA Surveillance US / NSA / FISA
20060524 washingtonpost.com Gonzales Defends Phone-Data Collection US / NSA
12.05.2006 Spiegel Online NSA-Affäre: Helle Empörung über gigantische Abhöraktion US / Strategic Interception / NSA
11.05.2006 Spiegel Online US-Regierung: Ermittlungen zu Bushs Lauschangriffen gestoppt US / NSA
20060511 usatoday.com NSA has massive database of Americans' phone calls US / NSA / QWEST
20060428 spiegel.de Specter Wants More Debate on Spying US / NSA
18.04.2006 Spiegel Online Abhöraktion der NSA: Schwere Vorwürfe gegen AT&T NSA
20060127 washingtonpost.com Varied Rationales Muddle Issue of NSA Eavesdropping US / NSA
26.01.2006 Spiegel Online USA: Bush verteidigt Abhöraktion Lawful Interception
02.01.2006 Spiegel Online Abhöraktionen: Bush verteidigt Lauschangriffe mit Angst vor Terror Lawful Interception
20060101 washingtonpost.com NSA Gave Other U.S. Agencies Information From Surveillance US / NSA / FBI / DIA / CIA / DHS

2005

Date Source Title Tags
20051224 Telepolis Der Abhörskandal weitet sich aus US / NSA / FISA
16.06.2005 Spiegel Online US-Militär: Mikrofone orten Heckenschützen spionage sigint
10.08.2005 Spiegel Online Belauschte Internettelefonie: USA fördern Abhörsoftware sigint
16.12.2005 Spiegel Online Abhöraffäre: Bush ließ US-Bürger durch NSA belauschen NSA

2004

Date Source Title Tags
12.12.2004 Spiegel Online Abhör-Affäre: US-Regierung wollte al-Baradei mittels Lauschangriff aus dem Amt drängen US

2003

Date Source Title Tags
20030302 Spiegel Geheim-Memorandum: USA sollen Sicherheitsrat ausspioniert haben UN / US
20030302 observer.co.uk US plan to bug Security Council: the text US / UN / NSA
20030302 observer.co.uk Revealed: US dirty tricks to win vote on Iraq war UN / US

2002

Date Source Title Tags
16.01.2002 newsmax.com Spying on America surveillance sigint backdoor COMVERSE VERINT mossad
19.04.2002 intern.de USA: Massiver Anstieg der Überwachungen durch Patriot Act surveillance sigint
21.05.2002 Cryptome Interview w. Bruce McIndoe, lead architect, Echelon II ECHELON SIGINT
14.06.2002 news-journalonline.com Satellite buff captured NATO spy plane images hacker IMAGERY-SATS intelligence SIGINT NATO
19.06.2002 Heise Speicherung von Verbindungsdaten in den USA geplant Data Retention privacy sigint US
20.06.2002 Spiegel Terrorhinweis am 10. September: Morgen ist die Stunde null US 20010911 sigint NSA
13.07.2002 Telepolis US-Telekoms müssen jetzt Verbindungsdaten an Strafverfolger liefern Data Retention sigint surveillance privacy US
16.01.2002 newsmax.com. FBI Investigates Foreign Spy Ring – U.S. Companies Deny Involvement sigint backdoor AMDOCS COMVERSE VERINT mossad

2001

Date Source Title Tags
13.12.2001 Spiegel Online Das FBI gesteht: Ja, wir arbeiten am Schnüffelsystem Magic Lantern US / FBI / MAGIC LANTERN
19.12.2001 newsmax U.S. Police and Intelligence Hit by Spy Network surveillance sigint backdoor COMVERSE VERINT mossad
19.12.2001 Foxnews.com U.S. Police and Intelligence Hit by Spy Network backdoor sigint COMVERSE VERINT mossad
11.10.2001 AP Secret Satellite for National Reconnaissance Office ocketed into space sigint
20010905 telepolis.de Europa-Parlament verabschiedet Echelon-Bericht - USA verfolgen neue Geheimdienstpolitik ECHELON / US / EU
01.08.2001 cryptome.org Retention Periods of Major Cellular Service Providers] US Data Retention

2000

Date Source Title Tags
20.01.2000 ACLU ACLU Press Release: Groups Challenge FBI Wiretap Standards, Say FCC Decision Threatens Communications Privacy surveillance privacy Lawful Interception sigint
06.04.2000 ACLU ACLU Press Release: Private Conversations Sent by Email Deserve the Same Protection as Telephone Conversations surveillance Lawful Interception privacy sigint
24.07.2000 ACLU ACLU Press Release: FBI Carnivore Wiretapping system is Unprecedented Power Grab US / CARNIVORE
24.07.2000 ACLU ACLU Tells House Panel That FBI Is Engaged In Unprecedented Power Grab surveillance privacy Lawful Interception
20000712 spiegel.de E-Mail-Überwachung in den USA: Sturm der Entrüstung US / CARNIVORE
21.11.2000 ACLU ACLU Press Release: ACLU Slams Biased Review Team Thumbs-Up for Government Snoopware Program Carnivore US / CARNIVORE

1990 - 1999

Date Source Title Tags
28.05.1999 Telepolis Existenz von ECHELON erstmals offiziell bestätigt ECHELON SIGINT COMINT
24.02.1999 villagevoice.com A Most Unusual Collection Agency: How the U.S. undid UNSCOM through its empire of electronic ears US SIGINT
11.02.1998 AAP [ FED: NOT ALL NEW CRIME SURVEILLANCE GIZMOS USED RESPONSIBLY] privacy Lawful Interception sigint
29.08.1998 CBS Evening Exploded Satellite Was To Track Osama Bin Laden sigint obl
04.08.1996 Sunday Times American spies hack into Euro computers to steal trade secrets sigint crypto itsecurity spionage usg

1980 - 1989

Date Source Title Tags
29.04.1989 cryptome.org Jeffrey T. Richelson: The U.S. Intelligence Community US SIGINT
19980812 New Statesman Somebody's listening US ECHELON

1970 - 1979

Date Source Titlet Tags
02.08.1972 Ramparts U.S. Electronic Espionage: A Memoir ECHELON / NSA

Videos

Date Source Title Tags
20130610 thedailyshow.com Good News! You're Not Paranoid - NSA Oversight: Charged with overseeing the NSA's surveillance programs, the FISA court wears out its rubber stamp of approval. NSA / US / CLAPPER, JAMES R.
20120823 youtube.com The Program - William Binney Interview NSA / US
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