Britain has been forced to remove some of its spies after Russia and China accessed the top-secret raft of documents taken by former US intelligence contractor Edward Snowden, British media have reported.
Bhí cead ag na háisíneachtaí Stáit Aontaithe Mheiriceá glaonna gutháin agus faisnéis eile a thaifead go meánoiche aréir. Bhí an reachtaíocht le hathnuachan roimhe sin ach d'éirigh idir eití éagsúla Seanadóirí agus theip orthu na cumhachtaí a athnuachan.
Google has increased privacy controls for users and rolled out a website that answers frequently asked questions in response to increasing concern over how the search giant collects and uses its massive amounts of data.
The US Senate has rejected legislation aimed at reforming NSA intelligence gathering, a blow to President Barack Obama and others who support ending the bulk collection of Americans' telephone records.
A case gets under way today in the European Court of Justice on the extent to which US tech giants based in Ireland, such as Facebook, Google and Microsoft, should be allowed to transfer the personal data of users to the United States.