Wiretap

  • Obama tells Merkel, Germans he will not wiretap 19-01-2014 09:44 AM

    Berlin: US President Barack Obama told Germans and their leader on Saturday he would not let intelligence work damage relations, and differences of opinion between the two countries was no reason to wiretap. In a rare interview on German TV, Obama set out to mend ties frayed last year by...
  • US administration weighs options for expanding wiretap laws 09-05-2013 06:20 AM

    Washington: The Obama administration may seek to end a long-running debate over Internet wiretaps with proposed legislation that would enable law-enforcement agencies to tap into many types of Internet communications, US officials with knowledge of the matter said. The proposal is aimed at getting past the technical and legal obstacles...
  • Russia caught Boston bomb suspect on wiretap: Officials 28-04-2013 06:56 AM

    Washington: Russian authorities secretly recorded a telephone conversation in 2011 in which one of the Boston bombing suspects vaguely discussed jihad with his mother, officials said on Saturday, days after the US government finally received details about the call. In another conversation, the mother of now-dead bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev...