UK Spying

The NSA Have Been Gawking At Your Nude Photos

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 18.07.2014 | UK Tech

Edward Snowden, the former NSA systems administrator and whistleblower has revealed that during his time at the NSA employees would regularly share nu...

Emergency Data Retention Legislation: I Have Nothing to Hide, So Why Should I Care?

Allen Scott | Posted 15.07.2014 | UK Politics
Allen Scott

As a rule of thumb, call me kooky if you will, but I prefer my politicians to be educated on the subjects they vote upon which affect my life. This is not something that should be pushed through at the blink of an eye, as it is something which is quite profound...

Mehdi's Morning Memo: To Strike Or Not To Strike?

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 10.07.2014 | UK Politics

The five things you need to know on Thursday 10 July 2014... 1) TO STRIKE OR NOT TO STRIKE? Isn't it odd that the Tories say they support the ri...

Russia Thought The Cambridge Five Spies Were Drunken Liabilities

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.07.2014 | UK

The Cambridge Five spy ring were constantly drunk, according to their Russian handlers, and regarded as incapable of keeping secrets. Donald Duart ...

UFO Scare Is Actually Secret CIA Spy Plane

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 07.07.2014 | UK Tech

During the '50s Norway was plagued with a spate of inexplicable UFO sightings that left civilians and the wider UFO community baffled. Well the mys...

'Squalid And Rancid' Government Spying Must Be Stopped, Says Stephen Fry

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.06.2014 | UK

Stephen Fry has condemned "disgraceful" mass surveillance of communications by spy agencies GCHQ and the NSA and said it was "very depressing" how muc...

Mehdi's Morning Memo: Can GB Save GB?

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 09.05.2014 | UK Politics

Here are the five things you need to know on Friday 9 May 2014... 1) CAN GB SAVE GB? Gordon Brown is back. The Times has the story: "Gordon B...

Real-Life 'IT Crowd' Are Being Recruited As Foreign Spies

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.05.2014 | UK Tech

MI5 has warned that foreign spies have found a new target in the post-Cold War fight for intelligence supremacy: Your humble IT manager. That's ...

Real-Life 'IT Crowd' Are Being Recruited As Foreign Spies

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.05.2014 | UK Tech

MI5 has warned that foreign spies have found a new target in the post-Cold War fight for intelligence supremacy: Your humble IT manager. That's ...

Is This 'Number Station' YouTube Account A Message Board For Spies?

Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.04.2014 | UK Tech

An account on YouTube - which has posted 77,000 apparently meaningless videos of rectangles and noises - is the subject of some interesting conspiracy...

WATCH: FBI Warns US Students About Being Recruited As Chinese Spies

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 17.04.2014 | UK Universities & Education

The FBI has released a video warning American students about being recruited as spies by China, after one was sentenced to four years imprisonment for...

Facebook Reveals UK Government Requests To Spy On Users

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.04.2014 | UK Tech

Law enforcement agencies in the UK made more than 1,900 requests for data on Facebook users in last six months of 2013, according to results published...

Don't Free Spy Jonathan Pollard

Ivan Eland | Posted 01.06.2014 | UK
Ivan Eland

Some in the United States also questioned whether Pollard should remain in jail, because, after all, he had "only" been spying for a cherished U.S. ally. However, instead of questioning whether Pollard should be behind bars, perhaps proponents of his release instead should be questioning the cozy U.S. relationship with Israel.

Women Make 'Bloody Good Spies' MI6 Agent Says

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.03.2014 | UK

Women make "bloody good spies" because they can interpret emotions, multitask and they attract far less suspicion, especially as a married woman with ...

GCHQ 'Harvested Webcam Images' Of Millions Of Internet Users

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.02.2014 | UK

UK spy agency GCHQ has reportedly harvested webcam images - including sexually explicit material - of millions of internet users. In its latest rep...

British And US Use 'Angry Birds' To Spy On Phone Users

Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 28.01.2014 | UK Tech

British and American spy agencies use mobile phone applications such as the game Angry Birds to gain access to users' personal data, leaked documents ...

Mehdi's Morning Memo: Do Half Of All Peers 'Clock In' And 'Clock Out'?

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Politics

The five things you need to know on Tuesday 17 December 2013... 1) DO HALF OF ALL PEERS 'CLOCK IN' AND 'CLOCK OUT'? A superb investigation and ...

UK Spied On 'Warcraft'

Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.02.2014 | UK Tech

UK surveillance agencies spied on communities inside games including 'World Of Warcraft' in an effort to keep tabs on potential terrorist cells. Ag...

German Politician Demands British Secret Service Hands Over Material 'Gathered' At Embassy In Berlin

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 19.11.2013 | UK

The British secret service has been asked to hand over information gathered on a leading German politician obtained via the UK embassy in Berlin. ...

Rusbriger To Appear Before Commons Home Affairs Select Committee Over Snowden Leaks

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Guardian editor Alan Rusbridger is to appear before the Commons home affairs select committee in December to answer questions from MPs on the newspape...

Tim Berners-Lee Speaks Out In Favour Of Whistleblowers

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 07.11.2013 | UK

Tim Berners-Lee, the inventor of the World Wide Web, has spoken out in favour of the Guardian’s reporting of the surveillance programs instituted by...

Mehdi's Morning Memo: Don't Mention The Spying!

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 06.11.2013 | UK Politics

The five things you need to know on Wednesday 6 November 2013... 1) DON'T MENTION THE SPYING! The Germans aren't pleased. The Independent's spla...

British Ambassador Summoned By German Government Over Spying Claims

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.11.2013 | UK

The German foreign ministry has summoned Britain’s ambassador in Berlin, to face questions about reports that the embassy was used as a secret liste...

The Million Mask March by Anonymous

Jamie Bartlett | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Politics
Jamie Bartlett

Today, at dozens of cities across the world, one million people will be marching. Many will be wearing Guy Fawkes masks, and protesting against...well it's not exactly clear. Injustice and corruption have both been mentioned. But internet spying by the NSA and other government agencies will be the main rallying call.

Morning Headlines: Hacking Trial, Filming In Court, Late Trains And Newspaper Regulation

PA | Posted 31.10.2013 | UK

JURY TO HEAR MORE ABOUT HACKING Jurors in the trial of former News International chief executive Rebekah Brooks and ex-spin doctor Andy Coulson will ...