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Edward Snowden

Edward Snowden
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  • Privacy advocates urge appeals court to halt NSA phone collection

    The mass collection of U.S. telephone records by the FBI and the National Security Agency is a "sword of Damocles" hanging over Americans "every time they pick up the phone," attorney Larry E. Klayman told the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals on Tuesday....
  • Appeals court to weigh NSA phone data program

    Appeals court to weigh NSA phone data program
    A federal appeals court will hear arguments Tuesday in a case challenging the NSA's vast phone data collection program — the next act in the legal battle pitting the agency's antiterrorism efforts against the privacy rights of Americans. Privacy...
  • Review: 'Citizenfour'

    Review: 'Citizenfour'
    A cool, steady stream of anxiety, Laura Poitras' documentary "Citizenfour" draws from the visual language and buggy paranoia of the best-known 1970s political thrillers: "The Conversation," "The Parallax View," "Three Days of the Condor," "All the...
  • 'CitizenFour' is too close to the story

    'CitizenFour' is too close to the story
    ** (out of four) To an extent, it’s gripping to watch a major international story break while hanging out with the whistleblower. In “CitizenFour,” director Laura Poitras is there in 2013 as Edward Snowden, the former NSA analyst who...
  • Rachel Marsden: Canadian attack prompts absurd reactions

    PARIS -- Some warped minds believe that when a nation suffers a terrorist attack, it somehow deserved it and should set about doing some soul searching. Implicit in this argument is the notion that the attacker was somehow justified in his heinous actions...
  • PopPolitics: Norman Lear on the Showdown That Almost Nixed 'All in the Family' (Listen)

    Twenty minutes before "All in the Family" was to debut on the East Coast, Norman Lear was threatening to walk out in protest over CBS censors' threats to remove one line from the show. On the latest episode of Variety's "PopPolitics," airing Thursdays...
  • Radius-TWC Chief on 'Citizenfour': 'It's Going to Get Heated'

    "Citizenfour" rode the national debate over Edward Snowden to a smashing debut at the art house box office this weekend, positioning itself as one of the year's few documentary success stories. The intimate account of the computer analyst's decision to...
  • PopPolitics: Laura Poitras on Edward Snowden's Reaction to 'Citizenfour' (Listen)

    "Citizenfour" enjoyed a strong box office debut this weekend along with some very good reviews. The reaction from the subject of the movie, Edward Snowden, was of reluctance at being at the center of a story that needed to be told. Director Laura...
  • 'Citizenfour' a compelling look at Edward Snowden's actions

    'Citizenfour' a compelling look at Edward Snowden's actions
    Be afraid. Be very afraid. This in essence is the message of "Citizenfour," Laura Poitras' highly anticipated documentary on Edward Snowden's decision to expose the National Security Agency's ravenous appetite for clandestinely collecting the personal...
  • In attack on encryption, FBI director ignores those who need protection

    The leaks of celebrity photos stored on iCloud or exchanged via Snapchat have focused the public's attention on how insecure their data are. And yet FBI Director James Comey is trying to persuade us that we face the opposite risk: The personal data on...
  • FBI director warns new phone encryption could thwart probes

    FBI director warns new phone encryption could thwart probes
    U.S. FBI Director James Comey on Thursday made his strongest comments yet about encryption features built into new cell phones by Google Inc and Apple Inc , warning they could hurt law enforcement efforts to crack homicide and child exploitation cases....