Spy

05.28.14
Edward Snowden wants you to call him what he is: a trained government spy
05.28.14

Edward Snowden wants you to call him what he is: a trained government spy

Edward Snowden has been called a variety of things: whistleblower, patriot, traitor. But when it c...

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12.18.13
NSA review group tells Obama to ditch bulk phone surveillance
12.18.13

NSA review group tells Obama to ditch bulk phone surveillance

2013 has been a hard year for the White House. It's been working overtime to try and manage the PR n...

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12.12.13
The Think Tank: Do government spies scare you away from your favorite MMO?
12.12.13

The Think Tank: Do government spies scare you away from your favorite MMO?

The NSA is listening to our MMO chat logs, and I feel fine. Monday's news has sparked outrage among...

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10.04.13
American and British spy agencies targeted Tor network with minimal success
10.04.13

American and British spy agencies targeted Tor network with minimal success

Considering the NSA and Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) have been trying to thwart e...

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09.05.13
American and British spy agencies can thwart internet security and encryption
09.05.13

American and British spy agencies can thwart internet security and encryption

As reporters at the New York Times, the Guardian and ProPublica dig deeper into the documents leak...

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02.08.13
Storyboard: Profession discussion - the Spy
02.08.13

Storyboard: Profession discussion - the Spy

Long-time readers will remember that back around the end of this column's first year, I wrote a s...

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09.13.12
Huawei complains about US spying allegations, implies McCarthy-style victimization
09.13.12

Huawei complains about US spying allegations, implies McCarthy-style victimization

"We must remember always that accusation is not proof." So begins a report sponsored and published...

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08.06.12
Huawei working with British spy service to prove its 'kit' is clean
08.06.12

Huawei working with British spy service to prove its 'kit' is clean

Since Huawei's president formerly served as a senior engineer in the People's Liberation Army of C...

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07.30.12
Former NSA official says agency collects Americans' web data, director denies charges
07.30.12

Former NSA official says agency collects Americans' web data, director denies charges

The NSA director, General Keith Alexander, is coming under scrutiny after he told a crowd gathered...

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