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Edward Snowden

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  • Academics decry Hopkins' removal of professor's blog post

    Academics decry Hopkins' removal of professor's blog post
    Matthew D. Green made a name for himself as the rare cryptography professor who will explain and critique the U.S. government's most controversial surveillance capabilities in layman's terms and unencumbered by a government security clearance or...
  • Hopkins professor says NSA blog post shutdown was 'big misunderstanding'

    Hopkins professor says NSA blog post shutdown was 'big misunderstanding'
    After roughly a week of reflection, the Johns Hopkins cryptography professor who was ordered to remove from university servers a blog post about the National Security Agency's covert surveillance efforts has concluded that it was a "big misunderstanding."...
  • Hopkins professor rejects invitation to review NSA documents leaked by Snowden

    Hopkins professor rejects invitation to review NSA documents leaked by Snowden
    A Johns Hopkins University cryptography professor — who gained media attention when university officials told him to take down a blog post he wrote about National Security Agency documents leaked by Edward Snowden — says he declined an...
  • Considering patriotism: Is Snowden a hero or pariah?

    Considering patriotism: Is Snowden a hero or pariah?
    As we celebrate the birth by revolution of this country, let's take a moment to put some historical context to the actions of Edward Snowden and to consider whether he is a traitor or a patriot. Back in the 1780s, when everyone in America was by...
  • Scenes from a Restore the 4th rally against surveillance

    Scenes from a Restore the 4th rally against surveillance
    WASHINGTON — The crowd’s signs range from the earnest — “Privacy IS security” to the humorous — “Sorry about all the porn, it was research.” The crowd is equally diverse, with everyone from members of the...
  • Obama needs to take charge on NSA spying scandal

    Obama needs to take charge on NSA spying scandal
    There is a way out for President Barack Obama as he attempts to cope with Edward Snowden's disclosures about the National Security Agency's overreaching eavesdropping, the turbulent world reaction, and the lack of truthfulness shown by National...
  • Snowden has raised vital privacy questions

    If Edward Snowden "faced the consequences" of his actions, he would spend the rest of his life in isolated torture or even be executed ("Edward Snowden's 'Amazing Race,'" June 28). It's no wonder he prefers a life on the run. Some call him a traitor;...
  • Does Edward Snowden flight change the narrative of NSA story?

    Does Edward Snowden flight change the narrative of NSA story?
    I had a great chance today to be part of two panels on CNN's "Reliable Sources" that looked at how the media were framing the NSA surveillance story even as Edward Snowden was en route to Moscow and points beyond looking for asylum in Ecuador. Host...
  • Many questions about Snowden

    Many questions about Snowden
    Regarding the elusive Edward Snowden and his recent activities which may be illegal and/or criminal (and certainly damaging to America), I have some questions ("Snowden stays put in Moscow," June 25). Did Mr. Snowden buy a one-way ticket to Hong Kong?...
  • The shifting attitudes toward Edward Snowden

    The shifting attitudes toward Edward Snowden
    What an irony! Just a few days ago the revelations by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden were enough to cause President Barack Obama to admit we need an open discussion about eavesdropping on our own citizens. Now, Mr. Snowden is Public Enemy No. 1 and Mr....
  • Snowden not much of a spy

    Snowden not much of a spy
    It would make things so much easier for everyone if Edward Snowden were working for China. And that's certainly a possibility. His decision to flee to Hong Kong -- a Chinese vassal -- was an odd one, given that China is hardly a bulwark of...
  • NSA leaker's girlfriend posts about her shock, goes silent

    NSA leaker's girlfriend posts about her shock, goes silent
    They don't make many power couples like this: He's a self-proclaimed whistle blower, the focus of international headlines and Obama administration ire. She describes herself as a "world-traveling, pole-dancing super hero." Edward Snowden and Lindsay...