Tag: government

New government legislation to restrict religious freedom in Bulgaria

 How can you help: Share with your church for prayer Forward this email to your denominational overseer or state representative Share on social media and add the “Pray for Bulgaria” banner to your profile by clicking on the following link: https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=496782854163381 After a month of protesting in front of the Bulgarian parliament, this week the Bulgarian church is bracing for the new legislation on religious freedom proposed by Parliament. The second and final vote […]

Yahoo Denies Sharing With the Government

Yahoo General Counsel Ron Bell posted the following message on the company’s Tumblr page Saturday evening: We want to set the record straight about stories that Yahoo! has joined a program called PRISM through which we purportedly volunteer information about our users to the U.S. government and give federal agencies access to our user databases. These claims are false. Yahoo! has not joined any program in which we volunteer to share user data with the U.S. government. […]

Verizon ‘handing all call data to US government’

US service provider Verizon is handing call data for millions of its customers to the government, according to a report. The National Security Agency (NSA) is gathering data on scores of citizens under a secret court order that was passed two months ago, The Guardian understands. The secret Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court (FISA) granted the order to the FBI in April, allowing the Obama administration free rein to gather the data on calls both domestic and international […]