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The NSA and surveillance ... made simple - animation. Loi sur le Renseignement : la surveillance pour tous? FIGAROVOX/TRIBUNE - L'examen du controversé projet de loi sur le renseignement a débuté ce lundi à l'Assemblée nationale.

Loi sur le Renseignement : la surveillance pour tous?

Madeleine Bazin de Jessey dénonce un projet liberticide. Madeleine Bazin de Jessey est agrégée de Lettres classiques. Is part of Chelsea Manning's legacy increased surveillance? The military's most prolific leaker of digital documents has ushered in an age of even more increased surveillance over government workers.

Is part of Chelsea Manning's legacy increased surveillance?

The legacy of Chelsea Manning's actions is under discussion in the wake of the announcement that the former Army private will be released from military prison in May. In one of his last official acts, President Obama commuted her sentence for violations of the Espionage Act and copying and disseminating classified information. The commutation reduced her sentence from 35 years to the seven years she has already served, plus four additional months needed to effect her release.

In 2010, Manning, then presenting as male and going by the first name Bradley, was an intelligence analyst serving in Iraq. Disillusioned by callous behavior and indiscriminate killing of people in Afghanistan and Iraq by American soldiers, Manning copied and digitally released a massive trove of classified information. Edward Snowden leaked selectively, Bradley Manning did not.

But in their actions, there is a crucial distinction.

Edward Snowden leaked selectively, Bradley Manning did not

Bradley Manning began handing files to WikiLeaks on a specific basis, leaking detailed logs from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and video of an Apache gunship killing civilians in Baghdad. But from there he graduated to much less discriminant disclosure and eventually passed over en masse hundreds of thousands of classified State Department cables. As PJ Crowley, the former State spokesman who resigned after criticising the Army's treatment of Manning, put it to me: "There's simply no way one can person can have known everything that was in that archive.

" Manning's lawyers argue that he knew the roughly 250,000 diplomatic cables were not of the highest level of secrecy and therefore less likely to harm US national security. Bradley Manning trial: what we know from the leaked WikiLeaks documents. Bradley Manning, a 25-year-old US private, downloaded more than 700,000 classified documents from US military servers and passed them to WikiLeaks.

Bradley Manning trial: what we know from the leaked WikiLeaks documents

The Guardian was one of several news organisations to publish a series of stories based on the contents of the files. Below are 10 of the most revelatory: • The first revelation came in 2010, from a video showing a US helicopter crew laughing as they launched an air strike killing a dozen people in Baghdad in July 2007, including a photographer and driver working for the Reuters news agency. The footage was recorded on one of two Apache helicopters which were hunting for suspected insurgents. They encounter a group of men on the ground, who do not immediately appear armed, and there is no sign of gunshots. Bradley Manning condamné à 35 ans de détention. Le soldat de deuxième classe, principale source des documents publiés par WikiLeaks, risquait jusqu'à quatre-vingt-dix ans de prison.

Bradley Manning condamné à 35 ans de détention

Reconnu coupable d'espionnage pour avoir transmis à WikiLeaks plus de sept cent mille documents confidentiels de l'armée américaine, le soldat de deuxième classe Bradley Manning a été condamné à trente-cinq ans de prison, mercredi 21 août. Il avait été reconnu coupable de la plupart des chefs d'inculpation qui pesaient sur lui, mais blanchi du plus grave en juillet, l'accusation de "collusion avec l'ennemi".

A la sortie du tribunal, des soutiens de Bradley Manning ont accueilli la nouvelle aux cris de "nous continuerons le combat" et "tu es notre héros". Son avocat, David Coombs, a annoncé dans la soirée qu'il allait déposer un recours en grâce auprès du président Obama, estimant qu'il était "temps de mettre fin aux souffrances de Brad", et s'insurge que le soldat ait reçu une peine plus longue que des "agresseurs d'enfants". NSA Prism program taps in to user data of Apple, Google and others. The National Security Agency has obtained direct access to the systems of Google, Facebook, Apple and other US internet giants, according to a top secret document obtained by the Guardian.

NSA Prism program taps in to user data of Apple, Google and others

The NSA access is part of a previously undisclosed program called Prism, which allows officials to collect material including search history, the content of emails, file transfers and live chats, the document says. The Guardian has verified the authenticity of the document, a 41-slide PowerPoint presentation – classified as top secret with no distribution to foreign allies – which was apparently used to train intelligence operatives on the capabilities of the program. The document claims "collection directly from the servers" of major US service providers. FISA. Espionnage d'internet : Edward Snowden a-t-il gagné son pari ? Le monde a découvert le programme Prism le 6 juin, dans les colonnes du quotidien britannique The Guardian.

Espionnage d'internet : Edward Snowden a-t-il gagné son pari ?

Mis en place par l'Agence de sécurité nationale américaine (NSA), il consiste à surveiller les télécommunications, aux Etats-Unis comme à l'étranger, notamment à travers les grands groupes internet. A l'origine de ces révélations : Edward Snowden, un Américain de 30 ans employé d'un sous-traitant de l'agence de renseignements et devenu le geek le plus traqué de la Terre. Edward Snowden, l'homme qui fait trembler le gouvernement américain. VIDÉO - L'homme qui a révélé au monde le scandale des écoutes de l'agence de renseignements américaine et de la CIA est apparu au grand jour, dévoilant son nom, son parcours et ses motivations.

Edward Snowden, l'homme qui fait trembler le gouvernement américain

Celui qui fait trembler le gouvernement américain n'a rien d'un héros. Edward Snowden est juste un jeune homme de 29 ans avec un faux air d'adolescent timide.