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Edward Snowden

Edward Snowden
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  • ACLU: Snowden proved NSA Internet spying harms Americans

    The American Civil Liberties Union and other groups sued the National Security Agency and the Justice Department on Tuesday, challenging the government's practice of collecting personal information from vast amounts of data harvested directly from the...
  • Can the NSA be checked?

    Can the NSA be checked?
    It's been nearly two years since former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden leaked documents to the media revealing the existence of a massive government spying program that scoops up data on millions of Americans' private phone and...
  • Torture report provided rare public accountability for CIA

    In February 2009, the Senate intelligence committee gathered in a soundproof room to learn the stomach-churning details of the brutal interrogations the CIA conducted with its first important al-Qaida prisoners. Committee aides distributed a report based...
  • Chelsea Manning's�next chapter

    Last December, when Chelsea Manning turned 27, she received birthday greetings from singer Michael Stipe, Nobel Prize winner JM Coetzee, Marxist philosopher Slavoj �i�ek, director Terry Gilliam, rapper Lupe Fiasco and Edward Snowden; not a...
  • The ACLU sues the NSA over mass Internet 'upstream' surveillance

    The ACLU sues the NSA over mass Internet 'upstream' surveillance
    Tuesday morning, in U.S. District Court in Maryland, the American Civil Liberties Union, on behalf of organizations including the Wikimedia Foundation, PEN American Center, Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch, filed a lawsuit challenging the...
  • The Petraeus double standard

    The Petraeus double standard
    Former CIA Director Gen. David Petraeus — perhaps the most revered military commander of his generation — has agreed to a plea deal for passing highly classified material to Paula Broadwell, his biographer and erstwhile mistress. General...
  • Obama calls on Silicon Valley to help thwart cyber attacks

    Obama calls on Silicon Valley to help thwart cyber attacks
    Cyberspace is the new "Wild West," President Barack Obama said Friday, with everyone looking to the government to be the sheriff. But he told the private sector it must do more to stop cyber attacks aimed at the U.S. every day. "Everybody is online, and...
  • Hillary Clinton, in Silicon Valley, notes downsides of high-tech industry

    Hillary Clinton, in Silicon Valley, notes downsides of high-tech industry
    Venturing to the heart of Silicon Valley, Hillary Rodham Clinton gently scolded the high-tech industry Tuesday for its male-dominated culture and warned of the downside of its world-changing innovation. While automation has made lives better, created...
  • 'Homebrew' email servers: Genius as well as sneaky?

    No, it's not always a room filled with wires and glowing blue lights. It's probably not even the size of your furnace. The personal email server used by Hillary Rodham Clinton during her time as secretary of state was most likely about the size of your...
  • Want a 'homebrew' email server like Hillary Clinton? Here's what to know

    Want a 'homebrew' email server like Hillary Clinton? Here's what to know
    No, it's not always a room filled with wires and glowing blue lights. It's probably not even the size of your furnace. The personal email server used by Hillary Rodham Clinton during her time as secretary of state was probably about the size of your...
  • Trying to make sense of the world of ubiquitous surveillance

    Trying to make sense of the world of ubiquitous surveillance
    Airports are exemplars of our surveillance society. Here a raft of digital surveillance, targeting and sorting systems come together. And they start working well before you arrive for check-in, with the U.S. government comparing your name against watch...