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Edward Snowden, American Hero? His Greatest Defender And Greatest Critic Hash It Out.

The Huffington Post | Ali Watkins | Posted 09.07.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- More than two years after former National Security Agency contractor-turned-whistleblower Edward Snowden revealed the U.S. government’...

Ali Watkins

NSA Spying Isn't Dead Yet | Ali Watkins | Posted 06.02.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- After two weeks of explosive tension, controversial portions of the USA Patriot Act died a slow, albeit temporary, death Sunday, having ...

Ali Watkins

Senate Lets NSA Spying Expire | Ali Watkins | Posted 06.01.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON – Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) succeeded Sunday in forcing certain controversial provisions of the Patriot Act to expire, including the NSA’s...

NSA Chief: Snowden Leaked Up To 200,000 Secret Documents

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

By Mark Hosenball WASHINGTON Nov 14 (Reuters) - Former U.S. National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden leaked as many as 200,0...

The True Patriots in Congress Trying to End NSA Tyranny

Robert Scheer | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Robert Scheer

Good old George can stop spinning in his grave. Yes, our most heroic general and inspiring president, who warned us in his farewell address "to guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism." It's an alert that's been ignored in the nation's hysterical reaction to the attacks of 9/11.

Report: Snowden Persuaded Other NSA Workers To Give Up Passwords

Reuters | Posted 11.08.2013 | Politics

By Mark Hosenball and Warren Strobel WASHINGTON, Nov 7 (Reuters) - Former U.S. National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden used login creden...

Gerry Smith

NSA Chief: Solution To Stopping The Next Snowden Is Replacing His Former Job With A Machine | Gerry Smith | Posted 08.09.2013 | Technology

NEW YORK -- The director of the National Security Agency said Thursday that the agency has found a way to prevent further leaks about American surveil...

How the Fate of Your Privacy Rests in the Hands of Snowden and Assange

Mark Weinstein | Posted 10.01.2013 | Politics
Mark Weinstein

If a few years ago, someone told you that the war against government secrecy would be partially fought from the halls of the Ecuadorean Embassy in London and a transit area in Moscow's airport, you would either assume that person was describing Tom Cruise's next Mission Impossible. Yet here we are.

Will Snowden Follow in the Ecuadoran Footsteps of Assange?

Nikolas Kozloff | Posted 08.23.2013 | World
Nikolas Kozloff

Talk about irony: it has just been reported that Edward Snowden has sought diplomatic asylum with none other than tiny Ecuador. It seems, then, that Snowden will tread the same path as WikiLeaks' Julian Assange, who has been holed up in the Ecuadoran embassy in London for over a year.

Sam Stein

NSA Chief: No Way To Guarantee No Future Edward Snowdens | Sam Stein | Posted 06.23.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Gen. Keith Alexander, the head of the National Security Agency, acknowledged on Sunday that there is no foolproof way to prevent future ...