Edward Snowden

Where is Edward Snowden now?
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Where is Edward Snowden now?

US government suing former intelligence employee over new book
24 Sep 2019
NSA cyber weapons 'hacked' by mysterious group
Fort Meade, UNITED STATES:A computer workstation bears the National Security Agency (NSA) logo inside the Threat Operations Center inside the Washington suburb of Fort Meade, Maryland, intell
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NSA cyber weapons 'hacked' by mysterious group

Online group threatens to auction best National Security Agency files to the highest bidder
17 Aug 2016
Edward Snowden joins Twitter with jokes aplenty
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Edward Snowden joins Twitter with jokes aplenty

US whistleblower pokes fun at former bosses on micro-blogging site
30 Sep 2015
PATRIOT ACT EXPIRES: future uncertain for US
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PATRIOT ACT EXPIRES: future uncertain for US

Intelligence agencies warn of threat to counter-terrorism operations, but privacy campaigners are unconvinced
1 Jun 2015
NSA mass surveillance 'illegal', rules US federal court
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NSA mass surveillance 'illegal', rules US federal court

Landmark ruling hailed as 'huge step' for individual Americans' rights, but the fight is far from over
8 May 2015
US and British spies 'hacked world's largest sim card maker'
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US and British spies 'hacked world's largest sim card maker'

Hack gave GCHQ and NSA access to billions of calls and mobile data, according to new Snowden leak
20 Feb 2015
GCHQ unlawfully spied on UK citizens through NSA
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GCHQ unlawfully spied on UK citizens through NSA

Investigatory Powers Tribunal says GCHQ was not sufficiently transparent with the public
6 Feb 2015

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How GCHQ can spy on your Facebook without a warrant
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How GCHQ can spy on your Facebook without a warrant

Top official reveals secret government policy justifying mass surveillance of social media users
17 Jun 2014
Can Mark Zuckerberg lecture Barack Obama on privacy?
PALO ALTO, CA - JULY 06:Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks during a news conference at Facebook headquarters July 6, 2011 in Palo Alto, California.Zuckerberg announced new features that are
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Can Mark Zuckerberg lecture Barack Obama on privacy?

Zuckerberg has often been accused of a lax attitude to internet privacy, but the NSA revelations may have changed that
14 Mar 2014
Tim Berners-Lee calls for online Magna Carta as web turns 25
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Tim Berners-Lee calls for online Magna Carta as web turns 25

Inventor of the World Wide Web says it's time to create an online bill of rights to defend freedom and privacy
12 Mar 2014
CeBIT 2014: top five tech trends dominating Hannover
Cameron at CeBit 2014
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CeBIT 2014: top five tech trends dominating Hannover

NSA-proof gadgets take centre stage, as PM invests in 5G for UK that will enable instant downloads
11 Mar 2014
NSA spies capturing data from 'leaky' apps like Angry Birds
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NSA spies capturing data from 'leaky' apps like Angry Birds

Latest Edward Snowden leaks reveal iPhone and Android apps are rich source of data for agencies
28 Jan 2014
US hints that whistleblower Snowden could plea bargain
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US hints that whistleblower Snowden could plea bargain

The USA attorney general, Eric Holder, has hinted the NSA leaker could return home
24 Jan 2014
Will Obama let Snowden off: Don't bet on it
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Will Obama let Snowden off: Don't bet on it

The US president is considering 46 proposals to reform surveillance: expect window-dressing
3 Jan 2014
Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Friday 5 Jul 2013
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Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Friday 5 Jul 2013

5 Jul 2013
CRISPIN BLACK: NSA spying 'overhyped'
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CRISPIN BLACK: NSA spying 'overhyped'

Fugitive whistleblower risked everything to expose surveillance even Obama doesn't take too seriously
4 Jul 2013
Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Tuesday 2 Jul 2013
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Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Tuesday 2 Jul 2013

2 Jul 2013