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UN Human Rights Commissioner Supports Snowden and Denounces US Surveillance Programs

Bea Edwards | Posted 09.16.2014 | Politics
Bea Edwards

The report of the High Commissioner puts the U.S. government in violation of the definitive interpretation of international political and civil rights on the issue of privacy, surveillance and related whistleblowing.

Less Than Zero: Hyping the Cyber War

Bea Edwards | Posted 09.13.2014 | Politics
Bea Edwards

Corporate America and the intelligence community promote a panicked militaristic national mood because it justifies both government secrecy and huge taxpayer outlays for defense.

REPORT: Majority Of NSA's Intercepted Data From Unintended Targets

AP | Posted 09.05.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — When the U.S. National Security Agency intercepted the online accounts of legally targeted foreigners over a four-year period it a...

Matt Sledge

New NSA 'Transparency Report' Raises More Questions Than It Answers | Matt Sledge | Posted 06.27.2014 | Politics

For years, big Internet companies like Twitter have released "transparency reports" to show users how often the government asks for their data. Now th...

Ryan Grim

NSA Defender Under Investigation For Alleged X-Rated Picture | Ryan Grim | Posted 06.24.2014 | Politics

UPDATE: June 24 -- On Tuesday a Twitter user came forward as the person who received the explicit picture and accompanying messages from Naval War Col...

Al Gore Offers Praise For Snowden

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 06.11.2014 | Politics

Former Vice President Al Gore said Edward Snowden did "an important service" by leaking documents that detailed the extent of the National Security Ag...

Matt Sledge

One Year After Edward Snowden's Leaks, Government Claims Of Damage Leave Public In Dark | Matt Sledge | Posted 06.05.2014 | Politics

U.S. officials have not been shy in claiming fallout from former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden's leaks. "I think it’s the gr...

Matt Sledge

These 8 Things Happened Only Because Of Edward Snowden | Matt Sledge | Posted 06.05.2014 | Politics

One year ago Thursday, one of the most consequential leaks of classified U.S. government documents in history exploded onto the world scene: The first...

Susan Rice: Edward Snowden 'Was Not Trained As A Spy'

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 05.29.2014 | Politics

National Security Advisor Susan Rice is pushing back on Edward Snowden's recent assertions about his training and expertise level, denying that the fo...

Daniel Ellsberg Blasts John Kerry's 'Despicable' Edward Snowden Comments

HuffPost Live | Kira Brekke | Posted 05.29.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Famed Pentagon Papers whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg came to the defense of Edward Snowden after Secretary of State John Kerry called Snowden a "coward...

John Kerry To Edward Snowden: 'Man Up'

AP | Posted 07.28.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Secretary of State John Kerry on Wednesday called National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden a fugitive and challenged him to "...

Snowden: 'I Was Trained As A Spy'

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 05.28.2014 | Politics

In an interview with NBC News' Brian Williams, Edward Snowden stood by his technical expertise and training, brushing off critics who have dismissed h...

Edward Snowden Says He Would Have New Information For German Inquiry

Reuters | Posted 07.27.2014 | Politics

(Adds German prosecutor comment, committee reaction) BERLIN, May 27 (Reuters) - Former U.S. intelligence contractor Edward Snowden tol...

Post-Snowden, The NSA's Future Rests On This Man's Shoulders

Reuters | Posted 07.19.2014 | Politics

By Warren Strobel WASHINGTON, May 19 (Reuters) - As U.S. National Security Agency Director Mike Rogers seeks to repair the damage to t...

Glenn Greenwald: New NYT Editor Has 'Disturbing History'

HuffPost Live | Posted 05.16.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Glenn Greenwald joined HuffPost Live Friday to discuss Edward Snowden, the latest news on NSA spying and his recent book "No Place to Hide." The Pulit...

How I Met Edward Snowden

Glenn Greenwald | Posted 07.13.2014 | Media
Glenn Greenwald

On December 1, 2012, I received my first communication from Edward Snowden, although I had no idea at the time that it was from him. The contact came in the form of an email from someone calling himself Cincinnatus.

Edward Snowden: Entire Populations Now Live Under Constant Surveillance

AP | CHARMAINE NORONHA | Posted 05.03.2014 | Politics

TORONTO (AP) — Edward Snowden, the former U.S. intelligence contractor who has been leaking information about government data collection programs, s...

This Movie Is A Prequel To Snowden, Sort Of

AP | JAKE COYLE | Posted 04.18.2014 | Entertainment

NEW YORK (AP) — A trove of government documents reveals widespread domestic surveillance of Americans. Leaked revelations hit the front pages of new...

Edward Snowden Describes Himself As A 'Moderate'

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 04.09.2014 | Politics

When it comes to politics, NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden insists he's in the center. In a wide-ranging interview with Vanity Fair published Tues...

Snowden, Greenwald Caution Against Wider Government Monitoring

Reuters | Posted 06.06.2014 | Politics

By Karl Plume CHICAGO, April 5 (Reuters) - Edward Snowden and reporter Glenn Greenwald, who brought to light the whistleblower's leaks...

Rand Paul Eats Obama and Clinton for Lunch on Government Spying

Miles Mogulescu | Posted 06.01.2014 | Politics
Miles Mogulescu

Clinton is a charter member of the Deep State. Paul is one of the few national politicians who have questioned it. And challenging the Deep State may be the most important issue of our times.

Obama: U.S. Needs To Win Back Trust After NSA Spying

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2014 | Politics

* Obama, on European trip, says it will take time to win back trust * Obama wants to end bulk storage of phone records by NSA ...

Jimmy Carter Is Pretty Sure The NSA Is Spying On His Email

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 03.24.2014 | Politics

Former President Jimmy Carter thinks the National Security Agency is probably monitoring his email. In an interview with NBC's Andrea Mitchell air...

Fallout From Snowden Leaks Hurts Tech Companies' Profits

The New York Times | Posted 03.21.2014 | Technology

Microsoft has lost customers, including the government of Brazil....

Bill Gates: Snowden Is No Hero

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 03.17.2014 | Technology

Among computer types, you'll find many admirers of National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden. But Bill Gates is not one of them. In an ...