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NSA capturing millions of facial images a day
Leak to newspaper shows US spies collect pictures from social media and emails, for use in facial recognition programme.
Last updated: 01 Jun 2014 20:22 GMT
Will the internet set us free?
Mehdi Hasan discusses online freedoms and the potential of the web with Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales.
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Last updated: 04 Apr 2014 20:05 GMT
The sky darkens for American journalism
The future of the American media is being decided in a military court, writes Chase Madar.
Last updated: 24 Jul 2013 14:40 GMT
Espionage and hypocrisy
Is the NSA tapping the internet essential to keeping up with US rivals and enemies?
Last updated: 08 Jul 2013 13:49 GMT
UK spies trawl 600m communications a day
GCHQ secretly tap global fibre-optic network for private data in scheme bigger than Prism, leaked documents show.
Last updated: 21 Jun 2013 18:09 GMT
US spy leak source goes into 'hiding'
Edward Snowden checks out of Hong Kong hotel after expressing concern over US attempts to take him into custody.
Last updated: 11 Jun 2013 14:23 GMT
US orders investigation after spy leak
White House tight-lipped on probe into revelations about gathering of phone and internet records by government.
Last updated: 11 Jun 2013 04:10 GMT
Ex-CIA man revealed as US spy leak source
Edward Snowden says he leaked details of US programme harvesting internet and phone records to protect basic liberties.
Last updated: 10 Jun 2013 14:32 GMT
Ex-CIA worker exposed US spy programme
Identity of Edward Snowden, a 29-year-old former IT specialist at CIA, revealed at his own request, UK newspaper says.
Last updated: 10 Jun 2013 00:14 GMT
Co-operation in a world of scarce resources
International efforts towards conservation, climate mitigation and population stabilisation are now critical.
Last updated: 13 Feb 2012 14:04 GMT
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Gunning down the taxmen of Somalia
At least 25 tax collectors have been killed since 2012 in Mogadishu, a city awash in weapons and abject poverty.
Down and out in upscale Japan
Tokyo government claims its homeless population has hit a record low, but analysts - and the homeless - beg to differ.
3D printing and the future of disaster relief
3D printers can cheaply construct homes and could soon be deployed to help victims of catastrophe rebuild their lives.
Protecting Mongolia's parent-less children
Lack of child protection laws means abandoned and orphaned kids rely heavily on the care of strangers.
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Big rethink for counterterrorism
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