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Edward Snowden

Edward Snowden
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Top Edward Snowden Articles

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  • Straight out of Mad magazine: Spy vs. spy

    Truth is, indeed, stranger than fiction. We found that out again this week. Not even John le Carre or Daniel Silva could write a spy novel as multi-leveled, complicated, and unpredictable as the plot unveiled by Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), chair...
  • Mark Zuckerberg Voices Frustration With Obama Over NSA

    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says he has called President Barack Obama to express his frustration over what he says is long-lasting damage caused by the U.S. government's surveillance programs. Posting on his Facebook page Thursday, Zuckerberg wrote that...
  • Jay Ambrose: Bill Clinton does freedom a favor

    Bill Clinton to the rescue? You bet. The former president recently spoke forcefully about an Obama administration plan that could aid authoritarian regimes in their efforts to muffle the liberating voice of the Internet and transform it instead into a...
  • It's time to let Snowden go

    It's time to let Snowden go
    Edward Snowden lit up the audience this week at SXSW in Austin, Texas. Speaking via webcast from Russia, he covered everything from personal encryption tactics to the future of American democracy. The encrypted interview might have had terrible audio...
  • Feinstein accuses CIA of spying on Senate panel as dispute escalates

    WASHINGTON — A long-simmering dispute between the CIA and its Senate overseers erupted into public view Tuesday when the head of the Senate Intelligence Committee accused the agency of possible crimes and of attempting to intimidate committee...
  • Snowden makes NSA look bad

    Snowden makes NSA look bad
    Eight months after Edward Snowden leaked secrets about the National Security Agency's mass surveillance, The New York Times reports that intelligence officials "have determined that he used inexpensive and widely available software to 'scrape' the...
  • NSA phone data collection far more limited than had been disclosed

    NSA phone data collection far more limited than had been disclosed
    WASHINGTON — Although U.S. intelligence officials have indicated since last summer that the National Security Agency was vacuuming up nearly every American telephone record for counter-terrorism investigations, officials acknowledged Friday that the...
  • News Of The Weird: Alabama Football Fan Shoots Another Fan For Being "Insufficiently Distraught" Over Team's Loss

    Self-Appreciation Everyone's Above Average: Ask Americans how they stand compared to their fellow countrymen, and in survey after survey, the vast majority rank themselves "above average" in such areas as driving skill, sexual prowess, and general...
  • The benefits of Snowden

    It’s the same old, same old. Any two people can look at the same photograph but see a different picture. While some view Edward Snowden as a traitor for disclosing top secret National Security Agency documents, others (myself included) admire...
  • Edward Snowden's weasel ways

    Edward Snowden's weasel ways
    Granting Edward Snowden clemency, as many have urged, would send a terrible message to other potential whistle-blowers. Yes, he may have sparked an important national privacy debate, but he did so through reprehensible actions that harmed national...
  • Navy Vice Adm. Michael S. Rogers nominated as NSA head

    Navy Vice Adm. Michael S. Rogers nominated as NSA head
    WASHINGTON -- President Obama has nominated Navy Vice Adm. Michael S. Rogers, a 30-year Navy veteran, to head the National Security Agency and U.S. Cyber Command, officials said Thursday. If confirmed by the Senate, Rogers will take over an intelligence...
  • Several cybersecurity initiatives lost after Snowden's NSA leaks

    Several cybersecurity initiatives lost after Snowden's NSA leaks
    WASHINGTON — Early last year, as Edward Snowden was preparing to disclose classified documents he had purloined from National Security Agency computers in Hawaii, the NSA director, Gen. Keith Alexander, was gearing up to sell Congress and the public...