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Edward Snowden

Edward Snowden
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  • 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...
  • The case against NSA's phone record surveillance

    The case against NSA's phone record surveillance
    The American Civil Liberties Union's lawsuit against the National Security Agency, seeking an end to the collection of data about nearly every phone call made by Americans, provides an almost unprecedented opportunity for the public to challenge the...
  • NSA leaks: In wartime, secrets are life and death matters

    NSA leaks: In wartime, secrets are life and death matters
    Though I hate how big and intrusive our government has become, I don't believe Edward Snowden was aware of the bigger picture when he leaked secret information about the National Security Agency's spying ("Source of NSA leaks named," June 10). He forgot...
  • Rand Paul seeking plaintiffs, funds for suit against NSA

    Sen. Rand Paul is recruiting plaintiffs – and seeking donations – for a class-action lawsuit against the National Security Agency. “Dear Patriot,” the Kentucky Republican wrote Thursday in an e-mail to supporters. “I’...
  • Little impact seen from suspension of clearance investigations

    Little impact seen from suspension of clearance investigations
    The Pentagon decision to suspend security clearance vetting for some defense contractors is likely to have little impact on either the Defense Department or private industry, officials from both said. On Friday, the Defense Security Service stopped...
  • NSA leaks shift focus to intel contractors

    NSA leaks shift focus to intel contractors
    An intelligence contractor's disclosure of covert National Security Agency surveillance programs reopened a debate Monday over how much the government relies on private companies for spy work and whether those firms must do more to vet employees and...
  • Similarities seen in leaks by Snowden, Manning

    Similarities seen in leaks by Snowden, Manning
    A young man comes to Maryland, takes some community college classes, uses his computer skills to get a job in which he gains a security clearance. Still in his 20s, he finds information about government activity that troubles him. He decides to share it...