UK Spying

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 02.04.2014 | 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 ...

Did Russia Try To Spy On The G20 With Gifts Of Hacked USB Sticks?

Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.12.2013 | UK Tech

Russian secret services tried to spy on other G20 countries by slipping gadgets with surveillance tech installed into their gift bags. Unconfirmed ...

Spies Feared Public Debate On Surveillance, New Documents Show

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 26.10.2013 | UK

A "damaging public debate" over GCHQ's spying activities could lead to legal challenges against its mass-surveillance programmes, the intelligence age...

India's PM Isn't Fussed About The New US Hacking Revelations

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.12.2013 | UK

India's 81-year-old prime minister does not own a mobile phone or use personal email, giving New Delhi "no cause for concern" about new US hacking rev...

How To Be A Spy - An Eight Point Guide for Presidents

Sal Thomas | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Comedy
Sal Thomas

He may be the 044 President of the United States, but Obama is proving to be a piss-poor 007 when it comes to the spying game. So here's a handy cut-out-and-keep guide on surveillance that even a president could follow.

Mehdi's Morning Memo: The Truth About Health Tourism

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 25.10.2013 | UK Politics

The five things you need to know on Friday 25 October 2013... 1) THE TRUTH ABOUT HEALTH TOURISM From the Independent's splash: "The number of...

NSA Spied On 35 World Leaders

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.10.2013 | UK

The US National Security Agency monitored the telephone conversations of 35 world leaders after obtaining their numbers from an official in another go...

Mehdi's Morning Memo: 'Did You Bug My Phone, Barack?'

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 24.10.2013 | UK Politics

The five things you need to know on Thursday 24 October 2013... ** BREAKING NEWS ** Nick Clegg has been just been speaking on the Today programm...

UK Spies Could Face European Court For Snooping On Citizens

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 03.10.2013 | UK

The UK's most vociferous privacy campaigners have slammed the British justice system as not fit for purpose, in dealing with damning allegations about...

The Criminals Are All Inside

Nick Abbot | Posted 29.09.2013 | UK Politics
Nick Abbot

The government made much capital of the recent figures from the Office For Numbers We Just Made Up concerning crime in this country. They said that there isn't any. All crime has been solved, most criminals have rejoined society as responsible contributors to the public good, and every DJ and soap star is now firmly behind bars.

Brit Spies 'Did Not Use Prism To Dodge The Law'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.07.2013 | UK

Britain's spying bosses did not use a controversial US surveillance programme to dodge UK laws, according to a parliamentary committee. GCHQ had be...