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Edward Snowden

Edward Snowden
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  • NSA director says he's 'not wedded' to surveillance programs

    NSA director says he's 'not wedded' to surveillance programs
    In a public appearance in Baltimore on Thursday, National Security Agency director Keith Alexander forcefully defended surveillance methods that have come under scrutiny this year but acknowledged that some of them may need adjustments. Alexander, an...
  • The NSA has broken our social compact

     The NSA has broken our social compact
    As one of the lucky people who attended National Security Agency Gen. Keith Alexander's talk in Baltimore last week, I was struck by his sincerity and commitment ("Reining in the NSA," Nov. 3). And he really believes he is "surrounded by great people" who...
  • How can President Obama defend NSA spying on U.S. citizens? [Letter]

    How can President Obama defend NSA spying on U.S. citizens? [Letter]
    It was disappointing to read that President Obama is resisting calls for change at the National Security Agency ("Obama hints at change in NSA phone practice," Dec. 21). Edward Snowden has done this country a great service by revealing many of the...
  • Howard County finds a customer for its wastewater: The NSA

    Howard County finds a customer for its wastewater: The NSA
    Howard County has agreed to supply treated wastewater to cool a massive computer center being built at Fort Meade by the National Security Agency — a money-saving, environment-conserving deal that officials say could serve as a model for others....
  • Return NSA leaker Edward Snowden to the U.S. for trial [Letter]

    Return NSA leaker Edward Snowden to the U.S. for trial [Letter]
    National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden, a former Baltimore area resident, should be returned to the U.S. from Russia by force if necessary ("How can President Obama defend NSA spying on U.S. citizens?" Jan. 5). In 1953, the government hired...
  • Maryland lawmakers to take up anti-spying measures

    Maryland lawmakers to take up anti-spying measures
    Maryland legislators will consider a package of laws to curb electronic surveillance by police, requiring a search warrant to use drones, email, cellphone towers or license plate readers to track people. Measures sponsored by a bipartisan pair of...
  • Obama proposes changes for surveillance programs

    Obama proposes changes for surveillance programs
    President Obama proposed new safeguards for the government's vast surveillance of communications in the U.S. and abroad, adding additional judicial review and disclosure requirements, but largely leaving in place programs that he said were needed to...
  • Review, reform, but don't reject the NSA [Commentary]

    Review, reform, but don't reject the NSA [Commentary]
    We must review and reform the National Security Agency (NSA), but we cannot reject the mission of the NSA, nor the men and women who work there. The barrage of illegal revelations about the NSA by Edward Snowden have damaged our national security. They'...
  • Company destroys computers, phones carrying sensitive data

    Company destroys computers, phones carrying sensitive data
    In a 20,000-square-foot warehouse, where visitors are required to trade in a driver's license for a visitor's badge, some of the nation's secrets are torn apart, reduced to sand or demagnetized until they are forever silent. "We make things go away,"...
  • House bill takes aim at NSA data collection

    House bill takes aim at NSA data collection
    Legislation introduced in the Maryland General Assembly would require state and local officials to refuse to cooperate with the National Security Agency in a wide variety of ways if it continues to collect bulk electronic data without specific warrants....
  • Photographer captures new images of Maryland's National Security Agency

    Photographer captures new images of Maryland's National Security Agency
    Two news websites Monday published images of the three of the most secretive U.S. agencies including the Maryland-based National Security Agency. Outside of a single undated image provided by the NSA¬†— which has been used repeatedly by The Sun and...
  • Universities balance secrecy and academic freedom in classified work

    Universities balance secrecy and academic freedom in classified work
    While the main campus of the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore is open and inviting, there is another division of the school that discourages visitors. The Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory is tucked miles away in Laurel, with building access...