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Edward Snowden

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  • Lawyer: Snowden receives three-year Russian residence permit

    Lawyer: Snowden receives three-year Russian residence permit
    Former U.S. intelligence contractor Edward Snowden, wanted by the United States for leaking extensive secrets of its electronic surveillance programs, has been given a three-year residence permit by Russia, his Russian lawyer told reporters on Thursday....
  • Ron Wyden, a stalwart defender of an open Internet

    PORTLAND, Ore. It can be hard to argue with U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden, the Oregon Democrat who has been at the forefront of the biggest tech-policy issues in recent years. Before "net neutrality" became the tech cause du jour, the Portland lawyer was pushing...
  • U.S. tech firms under increasing scrutiny in China

    The Silicon Valley economy is hot these days, but U.S. tech firms are feeling a chill in China. Anti-monopoly investigators have raided Microsoft's China offices, and the government has banned Windows 8 from state computers. San Diego-based chip maker...
  • German spying report angers Turkey, embarrasses Berlin

    BERLIN/ANKARA (Reuters) - The German government faced an angry reaction from Turkey and accusations of hypocrisy from its own opposition on Monday after media reports that its intelligence agency spied on its NATO ally. The reports also said the agency...
  • Russia gives Edward Snowden asylum for three more years

    Russia gives Edward Snowden asylum for three more years
    Russia has extended Edward Snowden’s residency permit, allowing the fugitive U.S. intelligence contractor to remain in the country for three more years, his lawyer said Thursday. Snowden, who is wanted in the United States for leaking...
  • A first step in reining in the NSA

    A little more than a year after former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden revealed that the federal government was collecting and storing the telephone records of millions of Americans, Congress is poised to end the program and provide...
  • Germans say they accidentally tapped Clinton, Kerry calls

    BERLIN The German Foreign Intelligence Agency has admitted tapping "at least one" phone call each by current Secretary of State John Kerry and then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton while they were aboard United States government jets, according to...
  • German security recorded at least one Kerry conversation: magazine

    BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's foreign intelligence agency recorded at least one phone conversation held by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, a German magazine said on Saturday, potentially embarrassing Berlin which has reprimanded Washington for its...
  • Snowden can stay in Russia three more years

    MOSCOW — Former U.S. intelligence contractor Edward Snowden, wanted by the United States for leaking extensive secrets of its electronic surveillance programs, has been given a three-year residence permit by Russia, his Russian lawyer said on...
  • Snowden granted residency by Russia, fueling tensions with U.S.

    WASHINGTON Russia has granted a three-year residency permit to former NSA contractor Edward Snowden, who has leaked thousands of top-secret documents on the agency's communications collection programs, his lawyer announced on Thursday. The decision...
  • The intelligence community keeps lying

     The intelligence community keeps lying
    A diplomat was once defined as someone whose job is to lie for his country. That's apparently what makes diplomats different from intelligence officers, whose function is to lie to their country. How else can you explain why CIA Director John Brennan...