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[2013] AP revealed that Dept of Justice had secretly spied on AP reporters, obtaining 2 months' worth of telephone records in what was most likely an attempt to crack down on internal leaks. theweek.com/articles/46443…
[2013] The Justice Department spied extensively on Fox News reporter James Rosen in 2010, collecting his telephone records, tracking his movements in and out of the State Department and seizing two days of Rosen’s personal emails, news.yahoo.com/blogs/ticket/o…
[2015] An investigation by the German parliament is raising questions on whether the Obama administration not only spied on journalists in that country, but also interfered in the exercise of the free press under the guise of U.S. national security. cnn.com/2015/07/03/pol…
[Jan 2017] SECRET RULES MAKE IT PRETTY EASY FOR THE FBI TO SPY ON JOURNALISTS Rules governing the use of nat'l security letters allow FBI to obtain info about journalists’ calls without going to a judge or informing the targeted news organization. theintercept.com/2017/01/31/sec…
[2013] Mexico calls alleged US spying on former president 'unacceptable'. Mexico has criticised the US over new allegations of spying after a German magazine reported the NSA had hacked Felipe Calderon's public email account while he was president.

[2013] In the wake of last fall’s revelation that the National Security Agency had wiretapped German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s cell phone, the report of U.S. intelligence’s involvement in two other likely cases of spying on Germany is mind-boggling. blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2…
[2014] Obama banned US eavesdropping on the leaders of close friends & allies on & began reining in the vast collection of Americans’ phone data in a series of limited reforms triggered by Edward Snowden’s revelations.

[2013] Merkel: Obama Administration’s Spying Has Shattered Allies’ Trust talkingpointsmemo.com/news/merkel-ob…
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