| Jan 19, 2015
| 10:58 AM
Was Edward Snowden watching TV in Moscow at about 4:30 on Thursday afternoon there, when the Oscars folks announced that “Citizenfour,” the film about him and journalist Glenn Greenwald, was a nominee for best feature documentary?
| Jan 16, 2015
| 1:29 PM
President Barack Obama argued Friday that a resurgent fear of terrorism across Europe and the United States should not lead countries to overreact and shed privacy protections, even as British Prime Minister David Cameron pressed for more government...
| Dec 23, 2014
| 8:30 AM
No consensus exists between the U.S. government and cyber security experts as to whether North Korea is responsible for the online dumping of Sony Pictures Entertainment's confidential business data and emails. Even if it could be proven beyond any...
| Dec 29, 2014
| 11:56 AM
Ever since former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden's revelations last year that the NSA was collecting information on the phone calls and emails of millions of U.S. citizens without their knowledge or consent, lawmakers have been...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 12:30 PM
PARIS -- The ongoing leaks of confidential business data from Sony Pictures Entertainment and the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee report on the use of enhanced interrogation techniques by the Central Intelligence Agency have something in common. Call...
| Dec 19, 2014
| 5:38 AM
"What's the point of even sleeping?"
Let it be noted that although 2014 was the year I achieved near-total omniscience over all media, I saw St. Vincent sing that line only three times in the past 12 months. I apologize for that. It was a regretful...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 4:30 PM
PARIS -- There's no doubt that we are now well into a time when wars are won and lost on intelligence efforts. In an era of budgetary constraints, low appetite for overt foreign intervention, and highly asymmetric insurgency -- the likes of which we're...
| Dec 8, 2014
| 7:06 AM
The U.S. National Security Agency's mass surveillance is a trade barrier for European Internet companies trying to provide services in the United States, a top EU official said on Monday.
U.S. citizens are deterred from using European e-mail providers...
| Dec 8, 2014
| 6:39 AM
"CitizenFour," the award-winning documentary about controversial whistle blower Edward Snowden, will play at the Naro Expanded Cinema in Norfolk on Wednesday night.
The film earned the top award last Friday night from the International Documentary...
| Nov 30, 2014
| 5:00 AM
This self-regarding city loves its celebrities, be they dandified politician, techie billionaire or quirky sports hero.
John Dennis is none of those things.
Not a single head turns as he enters one of his regular lunch spots, passing the long mahogany...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 10:30 PM
"Citizenfour," Laura Poitras' film about NSA document leaker Edward Snowden, won the International Documentary Assn.'s prize for best feature at the 2014 IDA Awards on Friday evening.
Poitras' third documentary in a trilogy about post-9/11 America,...