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Edward Snowden

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  • More reasons to rein in the NSA

    When a presidential task force offered 46 recommendations for changes in the way the federal government conducts electronic surveillance, most attention focused on its proposal that the National Security Agency no longer collect and store vast...
  • Syrian Electronic Army says it hacked Skype's social media accounts

    Syrian Electronic Army says it hacked Skype's social media accounts
    AMMAN, Jordan – The pro-Syrian government hacking group, the Syrian Electronic Army, has taken credit for an attack on the social media accounts of Internet calling service Skype. Messages accusing Microsoft, Skype's parent company, of passing...
  • Lawyer in bar bomb plot wants info on federal surveillance program

    Lawyer in bar bomb plot wants info on federal surveillance program
    The lawyer for a west suburban man charged with plotting to set off a bomb outside a downtown Chicago bar asked a federal judge today to force prosecutors to reveal whether the investigation was sparked by a massive government surveillance program....
  • Obama plans intelligence surveillance reforms, aides say

    WASHINGTON — President Obama is preparing a package of intelligence reforms that will probably put a public advocate for the first time in the secret court that approves surveillance practices and remove a controversial telephone records database...
  • UC President Napolitano opposes clemency for Edward Snowden

    WASHINGTON — University of California President Janet Napolitano, the former chief of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, said Sunday that she opposed offering clemency to Edward Snowden, putting herself at odds with a movement that has gained...
  • Edward Snowden: Neither a hero nor a traitor

    The debate over whether Edward Snowden should receive leniency from the federal government -- revived by a New Year's Day editorial in The New York Times --  tracks the larger debate over Snowden encapsulated in the question: "Hero or traitor?" In other...
  • Edward Snowden, in shades of gray

     Edward Snowden, in shades of gray
    Is Edward Snowden a whistle-blower or a traitor? Debate over the renegade computer technician who leaked thousands of secret National Security Agency documents is too often reduced to that deceptively simple choice. But it's the wrong way to pose...
  • John Kass: Pay no mind to that man in your bathtub

    What if you woke after a night of uneasy dreams to find a strange man standing in your bathtub? Don't be alarmed. The strange man isn't some stark naked psycho. The strange man is fully clothed. Polite, even, efficient, neat and obviously well-educated....
  • Activists open up about 1971 FBI burglary

    NEW YORK — Before WikiLeaks, before Edward Snowden, and before the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks turned most government offices into fortresses, there were eight people with suitcases who broke into an FBI office housed in a suburban apartment...
  • Return NSA leaker Edward Snowden to the U.S. for trial [Letter]

    Return NSA leaker Edward Snowden to the U.S. for trial [Letter]
    National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden, a former Baltimore area resident, should be returned to the U.S. from Russia by force if necessary ("How can President Obama defend NSA spying on U.S. citizens?" Jan. 5). In 1953, the government hired...
  • Which is the bigger scandal, 'Bridgegate' or the NSA?

    Even if it ends up derailing Chris Christie’s presidential ambitions, the scandal involving a contrived traffic jam in New Jersey is less of a story than the electronic surveillance programs revealed by Edward Snowden. But “Bridgegate”...