Ask AI3: What is espionage?
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Our weapons production, our world prestige, our ideas of democracy, our actions of trust or stubbornness or secrecy or espionage??
The Prince took her with him on every tour around the area, and it was rumored he was utilizing her knowledge of Constantinople as part of his espionage network.
She had been picked up by the Russians, questioned in connection with some pamphlets, sentenced to life imprisonment for espionage.
It was a ridiculous situation and Rector knew it, for Hino, frankly partisan, openly gregarious, would make a poor espionage agent.
Franz Boas publicly objected to US participation in World War I, and after the war he published a brief expose and condemnation of the participation of several American archaeologists in espionage in Mexico under their cover as scientists.
* 1960 – Cold War: in Moscow, Russia, Soviet Union, downed American U-2 pilot Francis Gary Powers is sentenced to ten years imprisonment by the Soviet Union for espionage.
* 1951 – American journalist William N. Oatis is arrested for espionage by the Communist government of Czechoslovakia.
* 1951 – Ethel and Julius Rosenberg are sentenced to death for performing espionage for the Soviet Union.
His government was a military despotism resting upon a well-appointed army ; it was administered through officials absolutely subservient to an inflexible will and controlled by a widespread system of espionage ; while the exercise of his personal authority was too often stained by acts of unnecessary cruelty.
He also served as a Nazi spy in the United States and, in 1941, he was caught by the Federal Bureau of Investigation ( FBI ) in the largest espionage case in U. S. history: The Duquesne Spy Ring.
Meanings were chosen to fit perceived needs: commercial negotiations, military terms for military codes, diplomatic terms for diplomatic codes, any and all of the preceding for espionage codes.
Secret codes intended to obscure the real messages, ranging from serious ( mainly espionage in military, diplomatic, business, etc.
This is a reasonable assumption in practice — throughout history, there are countless examples of secret algorithms falling into wider knowledge, variously through espionage, betrayal and reverse engineering.
In most places that practise capital punishment it is reserved for murder, espionage, treason, or as part of military justice.
Despite his high profile as one of the world's most popular and recognizable superheroes, Rogers also has a broad understanding of the espionage community, largely through his ongoing relationship with S. H. I. E. L. D.
British journalist Duncan Campbell and New Zealand journalist Nicky Hager asserted in the 1990s that the United States was exploiting ECHELON traffic for industrial espionage, rather than military and diplomatic purposes.
In 2001 the Temporary Committee on the ECHELON Interception System recommended to the European Parliament that citizens of member states routinely use cryptography in their communications to protect their privacy, because economic espionage with ECHELON has been conducted by the US intelligence agences.
Nearly every country has very strict laws concerning espionage, and the penalty for being caught is often severe.
However, the benefits that can be gained through espionage are generally great enough that most governments and many large corporations make use of it to varying degrees.