In June 2013, Edward Snowden was sitting in his room at the Mira hotel in Hong Kong, watching the world react to the first of his explosive leaks about the NSA’s out-of-control surveillance, when he was tipped off that the NSA might be closing in on
Make no mistake: it’s been the year of Edward Snowden.
At a meeting with his British counterparts in 2008, Keith Alexander, then head of the National Security Agency, reportedly asked, “Why can’t we collect all the signals, all the time?”
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He has claimed Brittany and Simon were killed for supporting Department of Homeland Security whistleblower Julia Davis
Edward Snowden, the former U.S. intelligence contractor who has been leaking information about government data collection programs, said Friday before a debate on state surveillance that entire populations, rather than just individuals, now live unde
The German government advised against calling former U.S. National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden to Berlin as a witness in a parliamentary inquiry into U.S. spying, saying this would cause damage to relations with Washington.
"Germany blocks Snowden — why we advised Snowden to take Russia. Not safe elsewhere." —WikiLeaks on Twitter
Whether hero or traitor, former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden is the most important whistle-blower of modern times, one whose disclosures will reverberate for decades to come.
"We watch our own people more closely than we watch any other population in the world."
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"They basically have turned themselves in my opinion in to a rogue agency...on a monstrous scale on steroids."
Ecuador has ordered the U.S. Embassy’s military group, about 20 Defense Department employees, to leave the country by month’s end, in a further indication of strained relations.
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The goal is control. They want all of us enslaved to debt, they want all of our governments enslaved to debt, and they want all of our politicians addicted to the huge financial contributions that they funnel into their campaigns.
I regret that my question could be misinterpreted, and that it enabled many to ignore the substance of the question – and Putin's evasive response – in order to speculate, wildly and incorrectly, about my motives for asking it.
After years of being mocked by the establishment and the majority of the herd, today millions of "conspiracy theorists" can pat themselves on the back because this Pulitzer's for you.
Glenn Greenwald and Laura Poitras, two American journalists who have been at the forefront of reporting on documents leaked by former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden, will return to the United States on Friday for the first time si
One year after the release of the Kissinger Papers by Wikileaks, the full impact of those documents is becoming clear. According to the documents, Henry Kissinger personally ordered the creation of death squads in South America that were responsible
“Every person remembers some moment in their life where they witnessed some injustice, big or small, and looked away, because the consequences of intervening seemed too intimidating,” former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden tells Va
Meet William Binney, he worked for the NSA for 32 years. He designed the algorithms and logic to run the data analysis programs to sort out the information harvested by NSA computers. This is just the tip of the iceberg. He worked on the "upstream c
Before Edward Snowden there was Russell Tice, a former NSA employee. During the Bush Administration, Tice turned whistle blower after he discovered that the NSA was directly spying on members of congress, the Supreme Court, and journalists under dire
Over the last 40 years, the U.S. government has relied on extreme fear-mongering to demonize transparency.
NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden mad a rare public appearance, addressing the South by Southwest Interactive Festival in Austin, Texas through teleconferencing. The former contractor spoke from Russia in his first such appearance for the whistleblowe
But being "right" never feels good
In this age of dragnet surveillance and rampant privacy invasions, when lawmakers seem disinclined to make the right decisions to protect our data and secure the integrity of the internet, the responsibility falls on the technology community to step
Today, Edward Snowden made a surprise appearance at a TED Talk in Vancouver. Tim Berners-Lee, the inventor of the World Wide Web, also surprised Snowden by joining the interview towards the end. (Standing in for Al Gore I assume?) As you can see, he
One of the fundamental disagreements between supporters and detractors of Edward Snowden comes down to a simple question:
Chris Anderson, head of TED, tweeted the below picture of Google co-founder Sergey Brin hanging out with Edward Snowden at the 30th anniversary TED event in Vancouver, Canada. Snowden attended via telepresence robot, as he's still holed up somewhere