Secure Communications

Impeachment talk amid Brazilian wiretap scandal

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) – Some opposition leaders in Brazil say the country’s president could be impeached because of a wiretapping scandal.

President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has temporarily suspended the head of Brazil’s intelligence service. The action came after a news magazine revealed that phones belonging to Brazil’s chief justice, members of Congress and officials close to Silva were bugged by the intelligence agency.

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September 2, 2008 - Posted by | English, espionage, illegal, phone tap, privacy, security, spy, surveillance, tap, wiretap

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