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The online activist group this week leaked documents from a company that provides ‘solutions’ for Russian telecom giants and state agencies. The dump could signal new scrutiny of Russia from the long-time US bugbear.
US intelligence intercepts released by Wikileaks appears to show US eavesdropping on French presidents over the past decade. But France has long been renowned for its own spying prowess, particularly for economic gains.
News of NSA eavesdropping comes as the French Parliament is expected to pass a controversial security bill legalizing broad surveillance, especially of terrorism suspects.
Wikileaks founder Julian Assange says the database includes more than 170,000 emails and 30,000 other documents from the studio and a subsidiary.
This week's roundup of Good Reads includes a look at why Damascus still stands, how democracy spreads, the challenge of writing about Julian Assange, how to manage techies, and why Facebook bought WhatsApp for $19 billion.
WikiLeaks itself doesn't think so, calling the new movie a 'massive propaganda attack.' Some independent observers say that WikiLeaks has a point.
This week's round-up of Good Reads includes a deeper understanding of Iran's supreme leader, why the Guardian stands by Edward Snowden, the costly mistakes made by Microsoft's Steve Balmer, and Japan's efforts to be 'cool.'
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In championing Snowden, President Correa is further cementing his image as a successor to Chávez who can take on the US.
Edward Snowden's decision to miss his flight to Cuba – and apparently stay in Russia, at least for the moment – may lead the US to push harder on the Kremlin to turn him over.
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