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Oliver Stone to make Snowden film
Edward Snowden
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Edward Snowden
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Oliver Stone to make Snowden film

AFP - June 2, 2014

LONDON – Oliver Stone is to make a film about fugitive U.S. intelligence contractor Edward Snowden, based on a book by a British journalist, it was announced Monday.…

Costa Rica surpasses Canada, US in recent press freedom rankings
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Global
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Costa Rica surpasses Canada, US in recent press freedom rankings

The Tico Times - May 14, 2014

Costa Rica remains a beacon of press freedom in a region where the average press freedom score fell to its lowest level in five years, according to…

Brazil passes trailblazing Internet privacy law
Internet Freedom
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Internet Freedom
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Brazil passes trailblazing Internet privacy law

AFP - April 23, 2014

SÃO PAULO, Brazil – Brazil's Congress on Tuesday passed comprehensive legislation on Internet privacy in what some have likened to a web-user's bill of rights, after stunning…

Obama to propose ending NSA bulk data collection
Edward Snowden
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Edward Snowden
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Obama to propose ending NSA bulk data collection

AFP - March 25, 2014

The White House has proposed to halt the National Security Agency's controversial bulk telephone data collection of U.S. citizens, a program which sparked a vast public outcry.…

The NSA has surveillance system to record ‘100 percent’ of a foreign country’s phone calls
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Expat Living
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The NSA has surveillance system to record ‘100 percent’ of a foreign country’s phone calls

Barton Gellman and Ashkan Soltan | The Washington Post - March 19, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The United States National Security Agency has built a surveillance system capable of recording "100 percent" of a foreign country's telephone calls, enabling the…

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Obama: US spies to remain ‘interested’ in foreign gov’ts

AFP - January 18, 2014

BERLIN – The U.S. intelligence service will continue to spy on foreign governments, U. S. President Barack Obama said in an interview broadcast Saturday, although he assured…

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