Nov 13, 2013 — The team was appointed by the White House in August following months of revelations about the National Security Agency's programs. President Obama asked the five intelligence experts to make recommendations about balancing security and privacy concerns.
Oct 29, 2013 — While there are reports that the president didn't know until recently that the NSA had been listening to other leaders' cellphone calls, some intelligence officials tell the Los Angeles Times that Obama's top aides knew what was going on.
Oct 25, 2013 — At a summit in Brussels, European leaders issued a statement saying alleged snooping could damage relations with the U.S. and that "a lack of trust could prejudice the necessary cooperation in the field of intelligence-gathering."
Aug 29, 2013 — The Washington Post reports on documents sourced to former intelligence contractor Edward Snowden that indicate critical shortfalls in information.
May 14, 2013 — The alleged agent was held overnight and then turned over to U.S. officials. Russian security services say he was trying to recruit one of their officers.
Sep 26, 2012 — Rent-to-own companies installed invasive software on hundreds of thousands of computers that enabled them to spy on users, the Federal Trade Commission has ruled. The program logged keystrokes, captured personal information, and, in some cases, took webcam photos of people without their knowledge.
Jul 24, 2012 — The government of North Korea has been pushing to open restaurants in cities around the world. Now there's word that the waitresses may also be spying on the customers, especially if the patrons are from South Korea.
Jul 16, 2010 — A former State Department official and his wife got life prison sentences for spying for Cuba.