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Researchers identify sophisticated Chinese cyberespionage group
China
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China
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Researchers identify sophisticated Chinese cyberespionage group

Ellen Nakashima | The Washington Post - October 27, 2014

WASHINGTON, D. C. — A coalition of security researchers has identified a Chinese cyberespionage group that appears to be the most sophisticated of any publicly known Chinese…

USAID sent young Costa Ricans undercover to Cuba in anti-government scheme, AP reports
Global
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Global
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USAID sent young Costa Ricans undercover to Cuba in anti-government scheme, AP reports

The Tico Times - August 4, 2014

Updated 6:25 p.m. The Associated Press revealed more details Monday morning about Costa Rican involvement in the United States Agency for International Development’s covert anti-Cuba operations, including…

Costa Rica’s Solís defends spy agency as lawmakers look to abolish it
Newsletter
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Newsletter
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Costa Rica’s Solís defends spy agency as lawmakers look to abolish it

The Tico Times - May 13, 2014

Costa Rica may have disbanded its army, but it does have an intelligence agency — at least, for now. Libertarian Movement Party lawmaker and former presidential hopeful…

USAID’s ‘Cuban Twitter’ draws criticism, derision
Latin America
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Latin America
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USAID’s ‘Cuban Twitter’ draws criticism, derision

Manuel Roig-Franzia | The Washington Post - April 4, 2014

On April 6, 1960, a U.S. diplomat named Lester Mallory wrote a secret memo about Cuba. Subject line: "The Decline and Fall of Castro." Make Cubans unhappy,…

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
Expat Living
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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…

Press freedom groups ‘concerned’ by alleged spying on Costa Rican journalists
Big Brother's watching
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Big Brother's watching
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Press freedom groups ‘concerned’ by alleged spying on Costa Rican journalists

The Tico Times - January 21, 2014

Several national and international press freedom groups have criticized alleged spying on Costa Rican journalists by the Judicial Investigation Police (OIJ). On Tuesday, the Inter American Press…

Costa Rican newspaper accuses government of ‘unprecedented’ spying on its reporters
Big Brother's watching
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Big Brother's watching
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Costa Rican newspaper accuses government of ‘unprecedented’ spying on its reporters

The Tico Times - January 20, 2014

Long celebrated as Latin America’s leader in freedom of expression, Costa Rica found itself mired in a surveillance scandal Monday that shocked the small country. The newspaper…

Global
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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…

Archive
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NSA phone data collection likely illegal, judge rules

Ellen Nakashima and Ann E. Marimow - December 17, 2013

WASHINGTON, D.C. — A federal judge ruled Monday that the National Security Agency's daily collection of virtually all U.S. citizens' phone records is almost certainly unconstitutional. U.S.…

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