Google’s Larry Page calls Internet spying threat to freedom

“We understand that the US and other governments need to take action to protect their citizens’ safety including sometimes by using surveillance. But the level of secrecy around the current legal procedures undermines the freedoms we all cherish.” Google’s Larry Page calls Internet spying threat to freedom – [Source: Gadgets.NDTV, Country/Region: California, US, June 10,…

Edward Snowden: the man who exposed US surveillance program

“A 29-year-old former CIA employee, Snowden has identified himself as the person who gave the Guardian and the Washington Post classified documents about how the US National Security Agency (NSA) obtained data from US telecom and Internet companies.” Edward Snowden: the man who exposed US surveillance program – [Source: NDTV.COM, Country/Region: Washington/Hong Kong, June 10,…

Myanmar web users looking online for freedom

Kam Khan Cin was compelled to journey to Yangon, an arduous trip made all the harder by monsoon rains that deluged the dirt roads of his native Chin state, to “find out what rights we are entitled to.”  ”I believe that we will get those rights one day,” he said. Myanmar web users looking online…