Tag Archives: Edward Snowden

  • Edward Snowden says Julian Assange ‘could be next’ after John McAfee dies by suicide in jail

    Former NSA consultant and data privacy advocate Edward Snowden tweeted on Wednesday that Julian Assange "could be next," after antivirus mogul John McAfee died by apparent suicide in a Barcelona prison cell. ...

  • Snowden granted permanent residency in Russia

    Fugitive US whistleblower Edward Snowden has been granted permanent residency in Russia, his lawyer said on Thursday. Snowden, 37, fled the United States after he revealed in 2013 that the US government was spying on its citizens. ...

  • Trump to ‘take a look’ at pardoning whistleblower Edward Snowden

    President Donald Trump said Saturday he will "take a look" at pardoning Edward Snowden, the former US intelligence contractor who revealed in 2013 that the US government was spying on its citizens. ...

  • Russia considers returning Snowden back to US as a ‘gift’ to Trump

    Snowden is a former US National Security Agency (NSA) contractor who shared top-secret documents in 2013 that revealed unconstitutional mass surveillance activities by the US government. ...

  • Britain pulls spies as Moscow cracks Snowden files

    Britain has been forced to move some of its spies after Russia and China accessed the top-secret raft of documents taken by former US intelligence contractor Edward Snowden, British media reported. ...

  • US under fire in global press freedom report

    Conflicts continued to weigh heavily on the media last year but press freedom was also under increasing threat from abuses by democracies like the United States, Reporters Without Borders said Wednesday. ...

  • Internet titans shine light on secret US data requests

    Internet titans eager to regain the trust of users for the first time on Monday provided insight into numbers of secret requests for user data made by the US government. ...

  • NSA snooping ‘illegal, violates privacy’

    A watchdog panel concluded Thursday that bulk data collection by the United States is illegal and should be stopped, prompting praise from intelligence leaker Edward Snowden. ...

  • NSA tracks mobile phones daily around the world

    The National Security Agency is collecting billions of records on the location of mobile phones around the world, The Washington Post reported, citing documents from US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden. ...

  • Exposed: NSA’s war on encryption

    Who owns the Internet? That is one question humanity hasn’t been able to answer with any degree of certainty hitherto and things are unlikely to change anytime soon. ...