Government Communications Security Bureau

Type: Organization
Name: Government Communications Security Bureau
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Poverty, wealth, and the election

By Dirty politics from the Left during the current New Zealand general election campaign obscures policy at a time when the issue of wealth or poverty and how to get there should be critical. Party policy can give a picture of the sort of country that ... [Published NZCPR - 6 hours ago]
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Internet MANA… Time to shine light on “shadowy” spies?

Internet MANA has promised to set up a Royal Commission of Inquiry into New Zealand’s intelligence agencies, with a view to transferring oversight of spying operations to a new, independent authority.In its Spying and Internet Freedom policy released ... [Published TechDay.co.nz - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 2 reports

Spy documents raise new questions about New Zealand data gathering

WELLINGTON, Aug. 28 (Xinhua) -- The New Zealand government was under renewed pressure Thursday to explain how much communications metadata it was sharing with its "Five Eyes" spying partners after new revelations from U.S. whistleblower Edward Snowde ... [Published Xinhua News Agency - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Juha Saarinen: The spies that searched

Photo / Getty `How do intelligence agencies find that needle in the absolutely humongous haystack of surveillance data? Thanks to former United States National Security Agency (NSA) contractor Edward Snowden, we now know that they have their own Google ... [Published New Zealand Herald - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

In 2007, NSA Was Sharing over 850 Billion Metadata Records with Other Agencies

The NSA has built a database containing over 850 billion metadata records and a custom search engine designed specifically to help law enforcement look through the trove in an easy manner. The new information comes from The Intercept and it’s based on ... [Published Softpedia - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 24 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Dotcom 'preparing legal action' against blogger

Kim Dotcom says he considered hiring a private investigator after WhaleOil blogger Cameron Slater repeatedly posted "smear stories" about him, but denies hacking Slater's computer.Slater's hacked correspondence was released to investigative journalist ... [Published Southland Times - Aug 24 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Is Warrant-less Spying on New Zealanders Lawful?

We have been repeatedly assured by the Prime Minister that the Government Communications Security Bureau (GCSB) cannot spy on New Zealanders without a warrant. But what if the greatly enhanced knowledge we have gained from Edward Snowden’s disclosures ... [Published Scoop NZ - Scoops - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

John Armstrong: Revelation has watchdog's hackles up

Cheryl Gwyn has to be applauded for having the gumption to dive into the deep end of a political brouhaha. Photo / FileThe watchdog has barked - at long last. No longer is it an inoffensive pooch whose mutterings could be easily dismissed or simply ignored. ... [Published New Zealand Herald - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 4 reports

Life on Planet Parliament: Brain fades, dead fish and showdowns

National's second term in Government has been three years of highs and lows, seen its fair share of controversy - on both sides of Parliament - and tested John Key to the point that he even contemplated quitting, according to comments in his biograph ... [Published The Press NZ - Aug 01 2014]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 5 reports

Govt denies installing SSO spyware (NZ Newswire)

The government is firmly denying claims it's installed controversial spyware to expand its ability to intercept internet and phone communications, and says there are no plans to do so.The New Zealand Herald on Friday reported an engineer from the US National ... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Aug 01 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 2 reports

Police watchdog rejects complaint over Dotcom spying investigation

The Independent Police Conduct Authority has rejected a complaint laid by Green MP Russel Norman over alleged illegal spying on New Zealanders.Dr Norman laid the complaint in September following revelations the Government Communications Security Bureau ... [Published ONE News - Jul 16 2014]
First reported May 12 2014 - Updated May 12 2014 - 2 reports

NZ cyber security Tsars lay down rules for network operators

New Zealand's National Cyber Security Centre and the Government Communications Security Bureau have released guidance for telecommunications operators after the passage of a controversial security law. ... [Published ZDNet in networking - May 12 2014]

Quotes

"Kiwis shouldn’t be having their personal information and online communications collected by government spooks," said Mr Harawira. "Mass surveillance isn’t making us safer. In fact, all it does is undermine our sovereignty and independence."
"Once again, we're seeing evidence that directly links New Zealand spies to a global mass surveillance network" Green Party co-leader Russel Norman said in a statement
"John Key needs to rule out New Zealanders’ data is being shared under this arrangement."
"And you have all figured by now that there's another prime minister I don't like" Dotcom said

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Poverty, wealth, and the election [Published NZCPR - 6 hours ago]
Internet MANA… Time to shine light on “shadowy”... [Published TechDay.co.nz - Aug 31 2014]
Time to shine light on shadowy spies - Internet... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Aug 30 2014]
Spy documents raise new questions about New Zea... [Published Xinhua News Agency - Aug 28 2014]
More evidence GCSB sharing NZers' data - Greens... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Aug 28 2014]
Juha Saarinen: The spies that searched [Published New Zealand Herald - Aug 27 2014]
In 2007, NSA Was Sharing over 850 Billion Metad... [Published Softpedia - Aug 26 2014]
Aussie, Kiwi spies hooked into NSA metadata sea... [Published IT News Australia - Aug 25 2014]
Dotcom 'preparing legal action' against blogger [Published Southland Times - Aug 24 2014]
Is Warrant-less Spying on New Zealanders Lawful? [Published Scoop NZ - Scoops - Aug 22 2014]
John Armstrong: Revelation has watchdog's hackl... [Published New Zealand Herald - Aug 20 2014]
Dennis Tegg: Loophole that legalises official s... [Published New Zealand Herald - Aug 14 2014]
Life on Planet Parliament: Brain fades, dead fi... [Published The Press NZ - Aug 01 2014]
Life on Planet Parliament: Brain fades, dead fi... [Published Dominion Post - Aug 01 2014]
Tough to gird loins after long slog [Published The Press NZ - Aug 01 2014]
Tough to gird loins after long slog [Published Taranaki Daily News - Aug 01 2014]
Govt denies installing SSO spyware (NZ Newswire) [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Aug 01 2014]
Govt called to account for spy claims [Published Radio New Zealand - Aug 01 2014]
XINHUA - Papers reveal possible U.S. spy site i... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Aug 01 2014]
Key denies spyware claims [Published Timaru Herald - Aug 01 2014]
Government called to account for spy claims [Published Radio New Zealand - Aug 01 2014]
Kiwi drone death should concern: Locke [Published Marlborough Express - Jul 27 2014]
Kiwi's death by drone [Published Southland Times - Jul 26 2014]
Time NZ took a leadership role in global affairs [Published Nelson Mail - Jul 25 2014]
Police watchdog rejects complaint over Dotcom s... [Published ONE News - Jul 16 2014]
Police justified not prosecuting GCSB on Dotcom... [Published Scoop NZ - Politics - Jul 16 2014]
Germans reveal new NSA XKeyScore Internet monit... [Published SC Magazine UK - Jul 04 2014]
Cyberattack on New Zealand Supercomputer Traced... [Published SecurityWeek RSS Feed - May 26 2014]
NZ cyber security Tsars lay down rules for netw... [Published ZDNet in networking - May 12 2014]
NZ cyber security Tsars lay down rules for netw... [Published ZDNet Security - May 12 2014]
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Is Warrant-less Spying on New Zealanders Lawful? [Published Scoop NZ - Scoops - Aug 22 2014]
We have been repeatedly assured by the Prime Minister that the Government Communications Security Bureau (GCSB) cannot spy on New Zealanders without a warrant. But what if the greatly enhanced knowledge we have gained from Edward Snowden’s disclosures ...
Police justified not prosecuting GCSB on Dotcom... [Published Scoop NZ - Politics - Jul 16 2014]
An Independent Police Conduct Authority report released today on the Police investigation of the interception of private communications by officers of the Government Communications Security Bureau (GCSB) has found that the Police decision not to prosecute ...
Cyberattack on New Zealand Supercomputer Traced... [Published SecurityWeek RSS Feed - May 26 2014]
On Monday, representatives of New Zealand’s National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA) confirmed that the organization’s FitzRoy supercomputer was targeted in a cyberattack last Thursday. In a statement , NIWA noted that the attempts ...
GCSB – knock down a straw man and then tell a h... [Published Scoop NZ - Politics - May 08 2014]
The head of the Government Communications Security Bureau (GCSB) Ian Fletcher set up a straw man to knock down and then told an unbelievable porkie when he spoke to a privacy seminar yesterday. ...
Internet Party to Pull Plug on Government Spying [Published Scoop NZ - Politics - May 02 2014]
The Internet Party will pull the plug on out-of-control Government spying by immediately repealing laws which have given the country’s spy agency, the Government Communications Security Bureau (GCSB), unprecedented and chilling powers to snoop on Kiw ...
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