Friday, February 28, 2014

Eavesdropping News of the Day

IL - Warren Township High School board member Liz Biondi claimed at a meeting this week that "someone in the district" has wiretapped her telephone. Biondi made the accusation while bantering with John Anderson, board president at Gurnee-based Warren District 121. She did not respond to emailed questions Thursday on why Warren officials would eavesdrop on her or whether she has evidence supporting the wiretap claim. (more)

Alert - Unless you want a public sex tape, you should probably stop using any kind of digital machine to record your intimate acts. The latest leak from Edward Snowden shows how the NSA and the British equivalent Government Communications Headquarters collaborated to intercept webcam images from innocent Internet users. (more)

Turkey - Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has hit back against unprecedented accusations of corruption after the leak of incriminating phone conversations, accusing both prosecutors and police of spying for another country. (more)

Scotland - Michelle Mone's bra firm ordered to pay former director £16k after bugging pot plant in his office. (more)