David Miranda

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Mass surveillance:  We shouldn’t be comfortable or complacent about our electronic communications.

We live in the age of surveillance and while many of us don’t notice and even more try not to think about it, every so often we worry about how often (...)

Glenn Greenwald (right) with David Miranda. Photograph: AP

In August last year, David Miranda, the Brazilian husband of award-winning journalist Glenn Greenwald, was returning home to Rio de Janeiro via(...)

David Miranda (right) is embraced by his partner, journalist Glenn Greenwald, on  his arrival at Rio de Janeiro’s International Airport in August. Photograph: Ricardo Moraes/Reuters.

Britain’s High Court has quashed a legal challenge against the detention under anti-terrorism laws of the partner of Glenn Greenwald, the journ(...)

Citing secret US documents obtained by fugitive former intelligence contractor Edward Snowden, Der Spiegel said the files showed how the United States systematically spied on other states and institutions. Image:  Kacper Pempel/Files/Reuters

The US National Security Agency has bugged the United Nations’ New York headquarters, Germany’s Der Spiegel weekly said today in a report on US spying(...)

Glenn Greenwald (left) embraces his partner, David Miranda, upon his arrival at Rio de Janeiro’s international airport on August 19th. He had been detained and questioned at length by British police at Heathrow airport on the previous day.

Who will guard us against our guardians, who will secure us against our security services? That age-old question is raised in a vivid way by the incid(...)

Satellite dishes at GCHQ’s outpost in Bude, Cornwall, England. Photograph: Kieran Doherty/Reuters

Britain runs a secret monitoring station in the Middle East to intercept large numbers of telephone calls, emails and internet traffic that it shares (...)

Surveillance state
  • World
  • August 23, 2013, 01:00

Journalism dealing with state surveillance treads a delicate path between the public’s interest and right to know what is being done in its name and t(...)

Journalist Glenn Greenwald walks with his partner David Miranda in Rio de Janeiro’s International Airport.

British deputy prime minister Nick Clegg and home secretary Theresa May are heading for a confrontation over the future of Britain’s anti-terror laws (...)

The main entrance of the Guardian Newspaper office in  north London. Photograph: John Stillwell/PA Wire

Guardian editors yesterday revealed why and how the newspaper destroyed computer hard drives containing copies of some of the NSA and GCHQ secret file(...)

US journalist Glenn Greenwald’s partner David Miranda talks to the media at Rio de Janeiro’s International Airport yesterday. British authorities used anti-terrorism powers on Sunday to detain Mr Miranda as he passed through London’s Heathrow airport. Photograph: Ricardo Moraes/Reuters

David Miranda is to mount a legal challenge over his detention at Heathrow Airport under terror legislation, Guardian editor Alan Rusbridger has said.(...)

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