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Glenn Greenwald to Publish Names of US citizens that NSA Spied On Illegally

Glenn Greenwald to Publish Names of US citizens that NSA Spied On Illegally

May 28, 2014Wang Wei
Two weeks ago, it was revealed that NSA has been reportedly intercepting and accessing routers , servers, and other computer networking hardware to plant data gathering " backdoors " and other spywares before they were exported and delivered to the international customers.  Now, the journalist Glenn Greenwald is set to publish a list of names of those U.S citizens who have been illegally spied on by the NSA. Glenn Greenwald is the journalist from the Guardian newspaper who helped former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden reveal confidential documents about the widely spread surveillance programs conducted by the government intelligence agency such as NSA and GCHQ. Greenwald is promoting his latest forthcoming book, " No Place to Hide: Edward Snowden, the NSA, and the U.S. Surveillance State " that underlines the interest of NSA in conducting massive Internet surveillance program. He said the about to release list will be the biggest revelation out of the
NSA Reportedly Intercepts US-made Internet Routers to Install Spyware

NSA Reportedly Intercepts US-made Internet Routers to Install Spyware

May 13, 2014Swati Khandelwal
The US Intelligence Agency, NSA has been reportedly intercepting and accessing routers, servers, and other computer networking hardware to plant data gathering " backdoors " and other spywares before they are exported and delivered to the international customers, reported by the Guardian. Yesterday in a published excerpt of his forthcoming book, " No Place to Hide ", Journalist Glenn Greenwald underlines the interest of National Security Agency in planting backdoors in U.S. suppliers' routers and other networking devices in order to carry out its massive surveillance program. " A June 2010 report from the head of the NSA's Access and Target Development department is shockingly explicit ," Greenwald said. " The NSA routinely receives — or intercepts — routers, servers and other computer network devices being exported from the US before they are delivered. " While US government is always prohibiting the purchase of Huawei products due to suspected
Edward Snowden files has blueprint of NSA surveillance programs

Edward Snowden files has blueprint of NSA surveillance programs

July 15, 2013Mohit Kumar
Edward Snowden has enough information to cause more damage to the US government in a minute alone than anyone else has ever had in the history of the United States, but he has insisted that they not be made public, including  the blueprints of NSA surveillance program . Glenn Greenwald, the Guardian journalist, who was the first to report on classified documents leaked by Edward Snowden, says the former National Security Agency contractor has what amounts to an " instruction manual for how the NSA is built. " The documents " would allow somebody who read them to know exactly how the NSA does what it does, which would in turn allow them to evade that surveillance or replicate it ," Greenwald said.  " In order to take documents with him that proved that what he was saying was true he had to take ones that included very sensitive, detailed blueprints of how the NSA does what they do. " Greenwald said that Snowden is planning more stories on domestic spying
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