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Edward Snowden

Edward Snowden
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  • Snowden leaks prompt firms to focus cyber security on insider threats

    Snowden leaks prompt firms to focus cyber security on insider threats
    At this week’s Def Con hacker gathering in Las Vegas, Tess Schrodinger sounded almost annoyed. “The whole insider-threat phenomenon, they act like it’s this new thing,” the cyber security expert told the crowd. Schrodinger then...
  • Snowden granted residency by Russia, fueling tensions with U.S.

    WASHINGTON Russia has granted a three-year residency permit to former NSA contractor Edward Snowden, who has leaked thousands of top-secret documents on the agency's communications collection programs, his lawyer announced on Thursday. The decision...
  • The intelligence community keeps lying

     The intelligence community keeps lying
    A diplomat was once defined as someone whose job is to lie for his country. That's apparently what makes diplomats different from intelligence officers, whose function is to lie to their country. How else can you explain why CIA Director John Brennan...
  • CIA vs. the Senate: The Constitution demands action

     CIA vs. the Senate: The Constitution demands action
    CIA spying on the Senate is the constitutional equivalent of the Watergate break-in. In both cases, the executive branch attacked the very foundations of our system of checks and balances. President Obama is not President Nixon. He hasn’t been...
  • DEF CON hacker conference offers tips on how to detect, escape surveillance

    DEF CON hacker conference offers tips on how to detect, escape surveillance
    Since Edward Snowden helped reveal wide-scale government snooping programs, the conspiracy-oriented elements of the cyber-security community have become a little more emboldened. Many describe the series of news articles that resulted from Snowden&...
  • Lawyer: Snowden receives three-year Russian residence permit

    Lawyer: Snowden receives three-year Russian residence permit
    Former U.S. intelligence contractor Edward Snowden, wanted by the United States for leaking extensive secrets of its electronic surveillance programs, has been given a three-year residence permit by Russia, his Russian lawyer told reporters on Thursday....
  • Snowden can stay in Russia three more years

    MOSCOW — Former U.S. intelligence contractor Edward Snowden, wanted by the United States for leaking extensive secrets of its electronic surveillance programs, has been given a three-year residence permit by Russia, his Russian lawyer said on...
  • Yahoo to join Google to create spy-free email systems: WSJ

    Yahoo to join Google to create spy-free email systems: WSJ
    Yahoo Inc said it will join Google Inc to create a secure email system by next year that could make it nearly impossible for hackers or government officials to read users' messages, The Wall Street Journal reported. The move comes as large technology...
  • After CIA gets secret whistleblower email, Congress worries about more spying

    WASHINGTON The CIA obtained a confidential email to Congress about alleged whistleblower retaliation related to the Senate's classified report on the agency's harsh interrogation program, triggering fears that the CIA has been intercepting the...
  • Obama's crackdown on leakers damages constitutional protections, activists say

    WASHINGTON Recent revelations of the U.S. government's pervasive surveillance program and its crackdown on leaks are making it increasingly difficult for American journalists and lawyers to do their jobs, the advocacy group Human Rights Watch and the...
  • Senate bill would overhaul NSA surveillance

    WASHINGTON The chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee introduced a bill Tuesday to halt the federal government's bulk collection of Americans' telephone and Internet information. Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., said that, if enacted, the bill "would...
  • Free the CIA torture report

    More than a year and a half ago, the Senate Intelligence Committee approved a voluminous report on the CIA's detention and interrogation of suspected terrorists after 9/11. Those who have read the report say it concludes that the agency used brutal and...