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Snowden has been cleared to appear at a theater near you

NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden will be live-streamed from his exile in Moscow in theaters nationwide following a special screening of the Oliver Stone film “Snowden” on Sept. 14. Fathom Events and Open Road films announced the Snowden Live event Friday. Snowden will be speaking to

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Pokémon Go and the coming zombie apocalypse

I don’t need simulated drama in my life. When you stand up and speak out, more of the real thing will find you than you could possibly want. Since I stopped working in the corporate world, I don’t even carry a mobile phone. I have

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Snowden designs hardware to thwart cellphone digital surveillance

NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden and a hacker colleague have designed cellphone hardware that would alert a user to radio digital surveillance and errant signals. The cellphone battery case, or “introspection engine” is designed for the iPhone 6 to monitor the electrical signal sent to its

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Snowden’s anti-extradition lawsuit dismissed by Norwegian court

An Oslo court has dismissed an extradition suit filed by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden’s lawyers against the Norwegian government. Snowden’s lawsuit was filed in April to ensure that he could travel to Norway to accept the Ossietzky Award, presented annually in recognition of the defense

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Assange Says 80% of US National Security Agency Budget Privatized

Addressing International Media Forum “New Era of Journalism: Farewell to Mainstream”, Julian Assange said that about 80 percent of the US National Security Agency budget is privatized. He also said that Google is engaged with the US White House and Hillary Clinton’s elections campaign. Google

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Ex-CIA Chief Cheers UK’s ‘Tolerance’ for Spying

The United Kingdom’s population is not as adamant in demanding more transparency from domestic intelligence services unlike privacy activists in the United States, former Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and National Security Agency (NSA) director Michael Hayden said. The Snowden files revealed that the NSA had

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US Ex-Attorney General Praises Snowden for Leaking Surveillance Data

Former US Attorney General Eric Holder issued tacit endorsement Monday for Edward Snowden’s surveillance leaks. The prominent whistleblower played an inportant role in generating a public debate after leaking classified intelligence on US surveillance, according to Holder. “We can certainly argue about the way in

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Snowden: US Should Reconsider System of Protection for Whistleblowers

Edward Snowden claims that the United States need a re-examination of national system of whistleblower protections. The United States need a re-examination of national system of whistleblower protections, former National Security Agency (NSA) contractor Edward Snowden said. “We need iron-clad, enforceable protections for whistleblowers, and

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Consumers Demanding Online Privacy in Light of Snowden Leaks

Technology users now have an unprecedented right to privacy thanks to Edward Snowden’s revelations on how US and UK agencies use the Internet to spy on them, political activist and journalist Glenn Greenwald’s partner David Miranda told the RT news channel. Miranda, who played a

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Fired Pentagon Official: DoD and Obama Retaliate Against Whistleblowers

Over the weekend, former Pentagon assistant inspector general John Crane broke silence by going public with complaints about the Department of Defense and President Obama’s mistreatment of national security whistleblowers, including the high-profile cases of Edward Snowden and Thomas Drake. The 60-year-old Crane formally filed

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NSA Provided Intelligence That Secured Iraq War Vote

According to two internal NSA documents leaked by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden and released by The Intercept on Monday, SIGINT provided by NSA helped the US mission to the United Nations secure the 2003 UN Security Council resolutions to wage war in Iraq. Signals

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NSA Gitmo Link Reveals Entire Intelligence Community Corrupted

Ex-Judge Advocate General lawyer Todd Pierce claims that revelations that NSA officials took part in interrogations at the detention center at Guantanamo Bay indicated that the entire US intelligence apparatus was involved in illegal practices. Revelations that National Security Agency (NSA) officials took part in