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Edward Snowden

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Top Edward Snowden Articles

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  • U.N. committee spotlights 'highly intrusive' digital spying

    A United Nations General Assembly committee on Tuesday expressed concern at digital spying and said unlawful or arbitrary mass surveillance, interception and collection of online data are "highly intrusive acts" that violate the right to privacy. But a...
  • Shane Harris' '@War' details rising military-Internet link

    Shane Harris' '@War' details rising military-Internet link
    A thought commonly attributed to George Orwell holds that good people can sleep at night only because rough men are awake and ready to protect them. But in the modern world, two other groups are also vital to a sound sleep: software engineers and computer...
  • NSA scandals caused rift with U.S. allies

    NSA scandals caused rift with U.S. allies
    No single issue has caused greater damage to the trust between the United States and its allies than the sweeping revelations of the National Security Agency's global surveillance programs. This story continues to fuel the perception that we no longer...
  • NSA chief warns Chinese cyber attacks could shut U.S. infrastructure

    NSA chief warns Chinese cyber attacks could shut U.S. infrastructure
    China and "probably one or two" other countries have the ability to invade and possibly shut down computer systems of U.S. power utilities, aviation networks and financial companies, Admiral Mike Rogers, the director of the U.S. National Security Agency,...
  • U.S. surveillance bill faces tough fight in Senate

    By Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON, Nov 18 (Reuters) - A bill to end the bulk collection of telephone records by the National Security Agency appeared to be in jeopardy on Tuesday after senior Republican senators said the measure would benefit Islamic State...
  • Cable & Wireless helped Britain spy on the world: Channel 4

    LONDON (Reuters) - Telecommunications firm Cable & Wireless helped Britain eavesdrop on millions of Internet users worldwide, Channel 4 reported on Thursday, citing previously secret documents leaked by a fugitive former U.S. National Security Agency...
  • U.S. accuses China of cyber spying on American companies

    (This version of the May 19th. story corrects sixth paragraph to show that not all victims had filed trade cases) By Jim Finkle, Joseph Menn and Aruna Viswanatha (Reuters)- The United States on Monday charged five Chinese military officers and...
  • Are Feinstein and Boxer too old to serve California? No, but they pose another problem

    Are Feinstein and Boxer too old to serve California? No, but they pose another problem
    Many Californians, and not just Republicans, would like to see fresh faces representing the state in the U.S. Senate. At ages 81 and 73, respectively, Dianne Feinstein and Barbara Boxer are not only some of the most senior among the senior citizens...
  • Bye-bye phone snoops: Their Take

    Bye-bye phone snoops: Their Take
    Bye-bye phone snoops Almost a year and a half after Edward Snowden revealed that the government was collecting the telephone records of millions of Americans, Congress may be about to end that program — if it doesn't succumb to specious...
  • In leak crackdown, ex-cop indicted for coaching to beat polygraphs

    WASHINGTON A former Oklahoma City police officer has been indicted on charges of training people to lie about crimes during polygraph tests as part of the Obama administration's unprecedented crackdown on security violators and leakers. Douglas Williams,...
  • An eye on the unconventional: 'Life Itself,' 'Citizenfour'

    An eye on the unconventional: 'Life Itself,' 'Citizenfour'
    Getting rabid Chicago Bulls fan Gene Siskel to see "Hoop Dreams" was easy enough, but talking fellow film critic Roger Ebert into slotting a three-hour sports-focused documentary into his Sundance schedule was no mean feat. "Roger," the veteran...