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Edward Snowden

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  • Ex-CIA officer convicted of leaking secret Iranian operation; verdict could chill future leaks

    For years, ex-CIA case officer Jeffrey Sterling was the one under indictment but prosecutors' primary focus of pursuit was journalist Jeffrey Risen. Prosecutors believed Sterling leaked details to Risen about one of the government's most closely held...
  • Obama seeks reset in revisit to India

    WASHINGTON Things seemed to be going great in 2008 when the United States and India signed a landmark nuclear deal that was to bring tens of billions of dollars and thousands of jobs to the U.S. It never happened. India passed a liability law that...
  • Writer tied to Anonymous hackers sentenced to prison for threatening FBI agent, other crimes

    An activist and writer linked to the hacking collective Anonymous was sentenced to five years in prison Thursday for threatening an FBI agent and helping share stolen data, marking the end of a criminal case criticized by free-speech advocates. Barrett...
  • After the Oscars, Edward Snowden the sequel?

    After the Oscars, Edward Snowden the sequel?
    Was Edward Snowden watching TV in Moscow at about 4:30 on Thursday afternoon there, when the Oscars folks announced that “Citizenfour,” the film about him and journalist Glenn Greenwald, was a nominee for best feature documentary? If the...
  • Guardian: British spy agency GCHQ kept emails from journalists at major publications

    The Guardian has reported that British spy agency GCHQ saved emails from journalists at BBC, The New York Times, The Washington Post and other major news organizations. The newspaper said Monday its information was based on an analysis of documents...
  • Marylanders' data exposed in scores of hacks

    Marylanders' data exposed in scores of hacks
    It was a typical winter morning on the Twitter feed of Eastern Shore television station WBOC: a stream of messages about snowfall and a reminder to download the station's weather app for the latest updates. Then the Cyber Caliphate arrived. Just after...
  • Obama, Cameron pledge unified effort to fight 'poisonous' terrorism after Paris attacks

    In a show of trans-Atlantic unity, President Barack Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron pledged a joint effort on Friday to fight domestic terrorism following deadly attacks in France. They also strongly urged the U.S. Congress to hold off on...
  • Obama, Cameron weigh privacy versus security in aftermath of France terror attacks

    President Barack Obama argued Friday that a resurgent fear of terrorism across Europe and the United States should not lead countries to overreact and shed privacy protections, even as British Prime Minister David Cameron pressed for more government...
  • Obama, Cameron pledge to help seek justice for Paris attacks

    President Barack Obama argued Friday that a resurgent fear of terrorism across Europe and the United States should not lead countries to overreact and shed privacy protections, even as British Prime Minister David Cameron pressed for more government...
  • Oscars: 'CitizenFour' on HBO; 'Last Days in Vietnam' on PBS

    Oscars: 'CitizenFour' on HBO; 'Last Days in Vietnam' on PBS
    If you want to see an Oscar-nominated documentary, you can look to television. The Oscars will be presented Feb. 22 on ABC. At 9 p.m. Feb. 23, HBO will present "CitizenFour," the favorite to win the prize. Laura Poitras directed the film, which...
  • Obama's push for new cybersecurity legislation, amid new threats, contains programs long used

    President Barack Obama said Tuesday that recent cyberthreats to Sony and the military's U.S. Central Command are reminders of the serious threats facing the nation. But an Associated Press review shows that some of his plans are retreads from years past....