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Edward Snowden Granted More Time in Russia

Edward Snowden Granted More Time in Russia

By Josh Wolford August 7, 2014

Edward Snowden is likely staying in Russia for the foreseeable future. The 31-year-old former NSA analyst, who famously leaked (and continues to leak) documents and anecdotes about the US government’s massive surveillance initiative, has been granted a three-year residence permit …

Tech Companies Now More Protective of User Privacy Tech Companies Now More Protective of User Privacy

In May of 2013, the Electronic Frontier Foundation published their third-ever “Who Has Your Back” report, which looks at major tech companies and how they stack up when it comes to protecting user data and privacy. In the six criteria …

Sony Buys Films Rights to New Glenn Greenwald Book Sony Buys Films Rights to New Glenn Greenwald Book

One of the most compelling, and still unfolding stories in years will hit the silver screen in the coming years, as reporter Glenn Greenwald’s just-published book, No Place to Hide: Edward Snowden, the NSA and the U. S. Surveillance State, …

NSA MYSTIC Can Listen To Any Call, Anywhere NSA MYSTIC Can Listen To Any Call, Anywhere

Contrary to what many news outlets have been saying, and many experts have been assuring Americans of, the National Security Agency does indeed have the ability to pull up the entire audio of your phone calls and listen to them …

'Enemies of the Internet' Now Lists U.S. Agency 'Enemies of the Internet' Now Lists U.S. Agency

Operating behind its “wall of secrecy,” the National Security Agency has been put on one watchdog’s list of ‘Enemies of the Internet.’ “Identifying government units or agencies rather than entire governments as Enemies of the Internet allows us to draw …

Edward Snowden Addresses Audience At SXSW Edward Snowden Addresses Audience At SXSW

In a rare public appearance, fugitive and National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden addressed the audience of the SXSW conference regarding Internet privacy and surveillance. The conference, which was held on Monday in Austin, Texas, put the controversial U.S. intelligence …

Edward Snowden Is Now An Action Figure Edward Snowden Is Now An Action Figure

For some, the epitome of fame is having an action figure made of them. If Edward Snowden feels that way, he’s now officially famous. That’s My Face, a company that makes custom action figures based on pop culture icons, has …

Edward Snowden Elected Rector At Glasgow University Edward Snowden Elected Rector At Glasgow University

Edward Snowden, who made headlines last year for revealing details about U.S. phone and Internet surveillance, is now the student rector at UK’s Glasgow University. The post is a symbolic one, and is decided by a student election. As rector, …

Edward Snowden Stole Co-Worker's Password Edward Snowden Stole Co-Worker's Password

According to a memo issued by the National Security Agency to members of Congress, former contractor Edward Snowden may have resorted to stealing his coworkers’ login credentials in order to gain entry to the agency’s highly classified database.  Snowden has …

Edward Snowden Can’t Go Home, Blames Legal Gaps
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“Intelligence agencies do have a role to play, and the people at the working level at the NSA, CIA, or any other member of the IC are not out to get you.” Perhaps this answer given by Edward Snowden during …

Bill Maher Calls Edward Snowden’s Words ‘Batsh*t’
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Bill Maher says every time former NSA contractor Edward Snowden opens his mouth, something akin to batsh*t comes flying out. The HBO funny man–whose show has just been renewed for a 13th season–even went so far as to compare Snowden …

Edward Snowden Clemency: What Do You Say, Obama?
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Edward Snowden is a whistle-blower who exposed the U.S. governmental spy agencies and what they did that infringed on U.S. citizens, as well as some of its allies. He deserves clemency — or even a full pardon from President Barack …

Federal Judge Rules Against NSA Spying Program
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In perhaps the most startling decision handed down by the federal court system in quite some time, Judge Richard J. Leon of the District of Columbia ruled that the National Security Agency’s practice of gathering and collecting phone metadata (numbers …

Doomsday Cache of Classified Data Raises Fears Doomsday Cache of Classified Data Raises Fears
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Intelligence forces from the United States and the United Kingdom are concerned over what is being called a “doomsday cache” relating to a data cloud of highly sensitive, encrypted, and classified information under the control of former NSA contractor, Edward …

One Anarchist Hopes Bitcoin will Crowdfund Assassins One Anarchist Hopes Bitcoin will Crowdfund Assassins
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Forbes author Andy Greenberg wrote today about an encrypted email he received from a person who called themselves Kuwabatake Sanjuro. Sanjuro claimed to have designed a Deepweb site called the Assassination Market, which apparently has the capability to “crowdfund” political …

White House Suggests New NSA Reforms White House Suggests New NSA Reforms
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Last week, The Guardian reported that the NSA was eavesdropping on 35 world leaders, including US allies. As you can imagine, this didn’t sit well with those being spied on, while reports emerged that the spying programs were stopped after …

NSA Washington March Calls for Reducing Spying
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Reuters and CNN reported today on an anti-NSA march that took place in front of the Capitol in Washington, D.C. Hundreds of protesters turned out for the march, many carrying signs that bore slogans like “Thank You, Edward Snowden,” “Stop …