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Senator warns of political pressure on U.S. probe into hackers of green groups

03 Jul 2020

WASHINGTON A Democratic U.S. senator says he has written to Attorney General William Barr outlining his concerns about potential "political interference" by the Trump administration in an investigation of a private espionage firm that targeted environmental groups in the United States.

Exclusive: Obscure Indian cyber firm spied on politicians, investors worldwide

26 Jun 2020

(This June 9 story corrects to remove reference to speaking with Gupta at his office)

New York City Council passes police surveillance oversight bill

18 Jun 2020

The New York City Council overwhelmingly passed a bill that would order the city's police force to itemize and explain its surveillance gear.

New York City Council passes police surveillance oversight bill

18 Jun 2020

June 18 The New York City Council overwhelmingly passed a bill that would order the city's police force to itemize and explain its surveillance gear.

'Woefully lax': report slams CIA cybersecurity after hacking tool leak

16 Jun 2020

Many of the Central Intelligence Agency's most sensitive hacking tools were so poorly secured that it was only when WikiLeaks published them online in 2017 that the agency realized they had been compromised, according to a report released Tuesday.

'Woefully lax' - report slams CIA cybersecurity after hacking tool leak

16 Jun 2020

June 16 Many of the Central Intelligence Agency's most sensitive hacking tools were so poorly secured that it was only when WikiLeaks published them online in 2017 that the agency realized they had been compromised, according to a report released Tuesday.

New York City oversight bill to force police to detail surveillance tools

13 Jun 2020

New York City politicians are expected to vote next week to force the largest police force in the United States to divulge the surveillance technology it uses, one of many reforms of law enforcement being considered across the country.

UPDATE 2-New York City oversight bill to force police to detail surveillance tools

12 Jun 2020

June 12 New York City politicians are expected to vote next week to force the largest police force in the United States to divulge the surveillance technology it uses, one of many reforms of law enforcement being considered across the country.

New York City oversight bill to force police to detail surveillance tools

12 Jun 2020

June 12 New York politicians are expected to vote next week to force the city's police force to divulge the surveillance technology it uses, one of many reforms of law enforcement being considered across the United States.

Lawmaker quizzes U.S. Attorney General Barr on protest surveillance

11 Jun 2020

A U.S. senator on Thursday urged Attorney General Bill Barr to provide an account of how surveillance technology has been deployed against Americans during protests over the death of George Floyd, an unarmed black man, in police custody.

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