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Edward Snowden

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  • U.S. court rules Navy wrongfully monitored computers in child porn probe

    SEATTLE (Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court has thrown out evidence against a Washington state man charged with possession of child pornography, saying his conviction revealed that naval intelligence agents were improperly peering into both civilian and...
  • New York Film Festival Adds Radius' Edward Snowden Doc to Main Slate

    Programmers of the New York Film Festival -- known for their tight grip on the fest's small, highly curated lineup -- have added a Main Slate special presentation to the 2014 roster: the world premiere of "Citizenfour," Laura Poitras' upcoming documentary...
  • Edward Snowden accuses New Zealand of lying about mass surveillance

    Former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden warned New Zealanders in a media blitz on Monday that all of their private emails, phone calls and text messages are being spied on despite government denials. "If you live in New Zealand, you...
  • Swiss say would shield Snowden from 'political' extradition to U.S.

    ZURICH (Reuters) - Former intelligence contractor Edward Snowden could be granted safe passage in Switzerland if he helped a potential criminal inquiry into U.S. spying there, the Swiss public prosecutor's office said on Monday. He would probably not...
  • Deutsche Telekom says finds no evidence of NSA, GCHQ surveillance

    Deutsche Telekom says finds no evidence of NSA, GCHQ surveillance
    BERLIN (Reuters) - Deutsche Telekom said it had found no indication that the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) and Britain's GCHQ had obtained access to its computer network, but said it was investigating the matter following a report in Sunday's Der...
  • New Zealand dismisses Snowden's claim it planned mass domestic spying

    WELLINGTON (Reuters) - New Zealand was preparing to conduct mass domestic surveillance last year, a U.S. investigative journalist said on Monday, five days before the country goes to the polls, provoking immediate denials from Prime Minister John Key....
  • U.S. threatened hefty fines to make Yahoo hand over user data

    U.S. threatened hefty fines to make Yahoo hand over user data
    The U.S. government in 2008 threatened to fine Yahoo Inc $250,000 a day if it failed to turn over customer data to intelligence agencies, according to documents unsealed on Thursday. The documents shed new light on how the government dealt with U.S....
  • Wiretaps against Palestinians are wrong, Israeli ex-spies tell Netanyahu

    JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Dozens of reserve soldiers from Israel's top electronic surveillance unit say they will no longer spy on Palestinians living under occupation, in an unprecedented rebuke to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's security policies. A...
  • Yahoo's battle in federal spy court: Secret documents unsealed

    SAN JOSE, Calif. Federal authorities once threatened Yahoo with fines of $250,000 for every day the Internet company balked at turning over user data and assisting with government surveillance under a controversial national security law, according to...
  • Libertarian mood in GOP wanes as Mideast concern rises

    Libertarian mood in GOP wanes as Mideast concern rises
    The Republican Party's libertarian tide, which waxed strongly over the last four years, has begun to recede in the face of growing public fears about Islamic militancy in the Mideast. The latest evidence of the shift comes from a Pew Research Center...
  • Federal agencies mulling threat of tax debtors holding security clearances

    Federal agencies mulling threat of tax debtors holding security clearances
    The officials who are responsible for safeguarding the nation's intelligence secrets are trying to figure out how to better vet millions of employees and contractors with security clearances, after auditors found that some of those workers owed more...