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‘Snowden’ Trailer Shows “One Nation, Under Surveillance”

‘Snowden’ Trailer Shows “One Nation, Under Surveillance”

The first official teaser for Oliver Stone’s Edward Snowden movie just hit the web. The film, simply titled Snowden, stars Joseph Gordon-Levitt as the former NSA contractor and whistleblower. The film is based on two different books, to which Stone acquired the rights – The Snowden Files: The Inside Story of the World’s Most Wanted Man, by journalist Luke Harding …

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Obama Urged to Reject Encryption Backdoors in Tech-Backed Letter

President Obama is about to receive a letter signed by dozens upon dozens of companies and organizations, urging him to resist giving government agencies access to citizens’ personal data via backdoors in encrypted devices. “We urge you to reject any proposal that U.S. companies deliberately weaken the security of their products. We request that the White House instead focus on …

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Google Maps Exposes Snowden’s Snow Den Inside the White House

One minute he’s in Russia – the next he’s set up shop inside The White House. This Edward Snowden sure is a character. If you check out the White House on Google Maps right now, you’ll see an interesting listing nestled between the Rose Garden and the Jacqueline Kennedy Garden. Tucked inside the front of the Presidential home is a …

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Edward Snowden on Your Laughably Bad Passwords

“The best advice here is to shift your thinking from passwords to passphrases. Think about a common phrase that works for you that’s too long to brute force and also make them unlikely to be in the dictionary,” says American living in exile Edward Snowden. The famed NSA contractor who exposed America’s massive surveillance empire sat down with HBO’s John …

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Shailene Woodley, Joseph Gordon-Levitt Start Filming ‘Snowden’

Shailene Woodley and Joseph Gordon-Levitt were both spotted on location in Washington, D.C. on Monday, when filming began for Snowden. The biopic stars Gordon-Levitt as SNA whistleblower Edward Snowden. Shailene Woodley plays his girlfriend, Lindsay Mills. Edward Snowden first made headlines back in 2013 for releasing documents detailing two NSA surveillance programs that were authorized by Congress. He strongly believed …

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Shailene Woodley Uses a Surprising Source as Her Go-to Lipstick

Shailene Woodley says she uses a surprising source to keep her lips looking luscious. The actress is known to be a health nut, using all-natural products as part of her nutrition plan, as well as a source for her beauty secrets, some of which are, well, quite surprising. For example, she has been on record saying she used Vitamin D …

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John Oliver, Edward Snowden Talk Surveillance, Hot Pockets, Dick Pics

On Sunday’s Last Week Tonight, HBO’s John Oliver took a long, hilarious, but ultimately frightening look into the Patriot Act, government surveillance, and the man who revealed it all a couple summers ago – Edward Snowden. But the show wasn’t your typical show. Oliver actually flew to Russia to conduct an interview with the former NSA contractor. Oliver offered a …

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People Aren’t That Concerned About Government Surveillance, Even Post Snowden

Pew has just published a new report on Americans and how they protect their privacy in the post-Edward Snowden era. Long story short – most don’t do much of anything to even attempt to keep out the prying government eyes. Most people have heard at least something about Edward Snowden’s leaks, and the massive government surveillance programs he exposed to …

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Here’s Joseph Gordon-Levitt as Edward Snowden

Today, Joseph Gordon-Levitt posted the very first photo of him as NSA leaker Edward Snowden in Oliver Stone’s upcoming film Snowden. Filming has just begun on the project. “I was surprised when I first learned this about Snowden–that he enlisted in the US Army in 2004. He wanted to go fight in Iraq, but during basic training at Fort Benning, …

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Edward Snowden: I Wish I Would Have Come Forward Sooner

NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden is currently doing a reddit AMA with journalist Glenn Greenwald and Laura Poitras, the filmmaker who just won an Oscar for her Snowden documentary Citizenfour. Apart from some technical difficulties (mods accidentally banning his primary account), Snowden is giving some pretty thorough answers to users’ questions. Here are some of the best: TheJackal8: Mr. Snowden, if …

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