Tag Archives: Edward Snowden

09Nov/16

Donald Trump in charge of the NSA

Press Release (Open Rights Group) – “If there were a crisis in the relationship between the UK and the US, what risks would our shared intelligence arrangements pose?”
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01Oct/16

Edward Snowden film premieres in Hong Kong

A film telling the story of Edward Snowden, the former U.S. National Security Agency intelligence contractor turned whistle-blower, premieres in Hong Kong. Continue reading

25Feb/16

Cook: Unlocking is “bad for America”

Apple CEO Tim Cook said he would take his fight with the FBI over privacy all the way to the Supreme Court. Fred Katayama reports.
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29Sep/15

U.S. whistleblower Snowden draws crowd with Twitter debut

Edward Snowden, a former National Security Agency contractor who leaked details about the U.S. government’s massive surveillance programs, has started a twitter account, quickly attracting over 300,000 followers.

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24Sep/15

U.S. spy fugitive Snowden launches push for global privacy treaty

Former U.S. National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden appears in New York City via video link from Moscow to promote a new global treaty against mass surveillance.

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06Sep/15

Snowden awarded Norwegian free speech prize

(REUTERS) – Edward Snowden was awarded a prize from the Norwegian Academy of Literature and Freedom of Expression.
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01Aug/15

Press freedom demonstrators protest after news website accused of treason

Demonstrators protest for press freedom in Berlin after Germany’s Federal Prosecutor opened an investigation into journalists at a news website to clarify whether or not the publication of certain documents could be deemed as treason.

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02Jul/15

Brazil’s Rousseff downplays opposition to fiscal policy during Google tour

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff downplays Congressional opposition to her controversial fiscal policy while touring Google’s California headquarters where she took a spin in one of the company’s self-driving cars.

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14Jun/15

UK terrorism law watchdog calls for major surveillance overhaul

David Anderson, Britain’s independent reviewer of anti-terrorism laws, says the framework overseeing the interception of emails, phone calls and online activity by police and spies needs a major overhaul.

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14Jun/15

Britain pulls out spies as Russia, China crack Snowden files – report

File footage of whistleblower Edward Snowden as the Sunday Times reports that Britain is pulling agents from live operations in “hostile countries” after Russia and China cracked top-secret information contained in files leaked by the former U.S. National Security Agency contractor.

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