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Edward Snowden

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  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 'Citizenfour' Leads Doc Race, But Oscar Won't Be Easy

    In a year with few front-runners, Laura Poitras's "Citizenfour" seems destined to win a slew of critics awards. The Edward Snowden documentary has been a media darling since its New York Film Fest debut; critics have given it a 98% approval rating on...
  • Oliver Stone's Edward Snowden Film Acquired by Open Road

    After a heated bidding war that had most of the majors vying for it over the weekend, Open Road has won the U.S. rights to the untitled spec revolving around the Edward Snowden story that has Oliver Stone directing and Joseph Gordon-Levitt starring. As...
  • Freed by North Korea, Americans Bae and Miller return to U.S.

    Freed by North Korea, Americans Bae and Miller return to U.S.
    Two Americans detained in North Korea were freed and brought home to the United States on Saturday, the result of a surprising move by the reclusive nation that may signal a shift in its approach to the United States. The men — Matthew Todd...
  • Americans say they've lost control over personal data, Pew study finds

    Americans say they've lost control over personal data, Pew study finds
    Americans overwhelmingly feel they have lost control over their personal information, with a majority concerned about monitoring of their communications by the government and businesses, a new Pew Research Center survey finds. The research, published...
  • Senate moves to consider bill to limit NSA surveillance

    Senate moves to consider bill to limit NSA surveillance
    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) moved Wednesday to take up legislation that would curtail some of the bulk collection of Americans’ telephone data. Reid filed notice that he would hold a procedural vote, probably next week, on a bill...
  • An eye on the unconventional: 'Life Itself,' 'Citizenfour'

    An eye on the unconventional: 'Life Itself,' 'Citizenfour'
    Getting rabid Chicago Bulls fan Gene Siskel to see "Hoop Dreams" was easy enough, but talking fellow film critic Roger Ebert into slotting a three-hour sports-focused documentary into his Sundance schedule was no mean feat. "Roger," the veteran...
  • To stop the government from collecting our phone records, pass the USA Freedom Act

    Almost a year and a half after Edward Snowden revealed that the government was collecting the telephone records of millions of Americans, Congress may be about to end that program — if it doesn't succumb to specious arguments from defenders of the...
  • In attack on encryption, FBI director ignores those who need protection

    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....