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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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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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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 Movie Casts Nicolas Cage, Sets Premiere Date

At Sunday night’s Oscars ceremony, the Edward Snowden documentary Citizenfour took home a statue for best documentary feature film. But the Edward Snowden story is also getting a dramatic retelling, as Oliver Stone is currently working on a film. Today, we have some new info on the film – including a new casting decision. According to Variety, Nicolas Cage has …

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Edward Snowden Clemency: What Do You Say, Obama?

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 Obama. That’s the request put forth to President Obama by the New York Times and Britain’s Guardian newspaper, urging him …

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Edward Snowden Interview With Washington Post

In a recent television message from Edward Snowden – his comment “I’ve already won” undoubtedly has people talking. Edward Snowden, the National Security Agency (NSA) leaker, has given a revealing interview to The Washington Post about how the disturbing information he shared with the media has shed a light on the U.S. surveillance tactics. The secrets revealed from Snowden, a …

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Snowden: American Patriot Says He Shared No Secrets with Russia

Edward J. Snowden, the former National Security Agency contractor, said in an interview this month that when he fled to Russia from Hong Kong SAR, China, in June, he did not take any classified NSA files with him. Snowden further assured that Russian espionage agents had no way of getting access to the files, as he handed over all those …

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Reporter’s Domestic Partner Detained by British Police

British authorities detained a man at a London airport. They held him, without charge, for nearly nine hours, took his stuff, and then let him go. The detainee was the domestic partner of Glenn Greenwald, the high-profile political reporter who interviewed a computer specialist about secret wire-tapping and wide-spread surveillance programs conducted by multiple intelligence organizations worldwide. Greenwald, a political …

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Olympic Boycott: Athletes Can’t Compete With Snowden

Remember that time Jimmy Carter declared a boycott of the 1980 Moscow Olympics and everything went smoothly? Oh, wait, the boycott was the most universally derided decision of his presidency? Well, another politician has decided to see whether the same scenario might play out a bit better thirty-plus years on. Senator Lindsey Graham of South Carolina has decided that the …

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Commodities Dealer Accepting Bitcoin for Gold

The revelations by Edward Snowden about the illegal wiretapping being carried out by the U.S government have made it clear that privacy is becoming a rare commodity. One company is taking that “commodity” notion literally. Agora Commodities is the first gold, silver, platinum, and palladium dealer accepting Bitcoin for bullion. We already know that you can buy Reddit Gold with …

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Edward Snowden: Venezuela Says the Door’s Open

The presidents of Venezuela and Nicaragua have extended a hand to Edward Snowden. In the wake of the grounding of Bolivian president Evo Morales’s plane, on which Snowden was rumored to be aboard, Latin America has banded together to express support for the American fugitive and defiance against the countries that are assisting the US manhunt. Venezuela’s Nicolas Maduro said, …

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