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Edward Snowden

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  • ACLU files suit against NSA 'Upstream' surveillance

    ACLU files suit against NSA 'Upstream' surveillance
    The publishers of Wikipedia and several rights groups became the latest plaintiffs to challenge the National Security Agency's surveillance programs in court, alleging that the Fort Meade-based organization conducts "mass Internet spying" on Americans'...
  • 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...
  • For the subjects of '1971,' being Snowden before Snowden

    For the subjects of '1971,' being Snowden before Snowden
    John and Bonnie Raines were an ordinary young married couple in the early 1970s, raising three children in a Philadelphia suburb, he a college professor and she a homemaker. John had been a Freedom Rider in the 1960s, and he and his wife each attended...
  • Edward Snowden won't return to U.S. without a fair trial, lawyer says

    Edward Snowden won't return to U.S. without a fair trial, lawyer says
    Edward Snowden’s lawyer on Wednesday sought to tamp down speculation that the fugitive whistle-blower could soon return to the United States. Anatoly Kucherena told a news conference Tuesday that his client wants to go home and has teamed up...
  • 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...
  • Lawyer: NSA leaker Snowden wants to return home if guaranteed fair trial

    Lawyer: NSA leaker Snowden wants to return home if guaranteed fair trial
    MOSCOW (AP) — NSA systems analyst Edward Snowden wants to return to the United States from Russia if he's guaranteed a fair trial, his Russian lawyer said Tuesday. Anatoly Kucherena told a news conference Tuesday that he has teamed up with U.S....
  • Snowden leaks lead Americans to scale back online activity, survey finds

    Snowden leaks lead Americans to scale back online activity, survey finds
    In the nearly two years since Edward Snowden leaked secrets about U.S. government online surveillance, about a third of U.S. adults have taken steps to guard their Internet behavior more closely, according to a new survey. But few have adopted the...
  • How the CIA can get from spy to cyberspy

    How the CIA can get from spy to cyberspy
    Agility and digital savvy traditionally haven't been the strong suits of government agencies, so it's encouraging that CIA Director John O. Brennan wants a big investment in cyberespionage and a new Directorate of Digital Innovation as part of what he...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Absence of 'Daily Show,' 'Colbert Report' might impact authors

    Absence of 'Daily Show,' 'Colbert Report' might impact authors
    For fans of late night political comedy, this is a very bad year. Stephen Colbert and Jon Stewart, the twin pillars of the genre, are vacating the hosting chair of their respective Comedy Central shows — Colbert to CBS where he takes control of...