Edward Snowden

21.07.2014

From Ellsberg to Snowden — from risks to hacks

From Ellsberg to Snowden — from risks to hacks

Nathan Schneider July 19, 2014 for Waging Nonviolence. Sharing the stage today with a video feed of Edward Snowden, Pentagon Papers leaker Daniel Ellsberg noted that the new generation of whistleblowers has improved his reputation. Government officials and others seeking to discredit… »

09.07.2014

WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange Responds to Hillary Clinton: Fair U.S. Trial for Snowden “Not Possible”

WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange Responds to Hillary Clinton: Fair U.S. Trial for Snowden “Not Possible”

In part two of our exclusive interview, Amy Goodman goes inside Ecuador’s Embassy in London to speak with Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks. Assange has been living in the embassy for more than two years under political asylum. He faces investigations in both Sweden and the United States,… »

26.05.2014

Greenwald: ‘I wanted a debate about journalism’

Greenwald: ‘I wanted a debate about journalism’

In an exclusive interview with DW, Edward Snowden ally Glenn Greenwald says one central aim of breaking the NSA story was provoking a discussion about journalists’ tacit deference to government power. DW: You have been attacked in the media by what you have called ‘establishment journalists.’ The New… »

13.05.2014

“The Stuff I Saw Really Began to Disturb Me”: How the U.S. Drone War Pushed Snowden to Leak NSA Docs

“The Stuff I Saw Really Began to Disturb Me”: How the U.S. Drone War Pushed Snowden to Leak NSA Docs

In his new book, “No Place to Hide,” journalist Glenn Greenwald provides new details on Edward Snowden’s personal story and his motivation to expose the U.S. surveillance state. “The stuff I saw really began to disturb me. I could watch drones in real time as they surveilled the people they… »

17.04.2014

Snowden Questions Putin on Mass Surveillance

Edward Snowden was a surprise questioner today at a televised call-in show hosted by Russian President Vladimir Putin. Putin spent much of the broadcast fielding questions on the crisis in Ukraine. But Snowden asked Putin if Russia is engaged in the same mass surveillance practices that Snowden exposed in… »

20.03.2014

Edward Snowden, TED speaker

Edward Snowden, TED speaker

TEDx Conference, Vancouver: Here’s how we take back the Internet In 2013 Edward Snowden leaked thousands of classified American National Security Agency documents, sparking a global conversation about citizens’ rights to privacy on the Internet. Why you should listen Edward Snowden was just about to turn 28 when… »

28.02.2014

Peeping Webcam? With NSA Help, British Spy Agency Intercepted Millions of Yahoo Chat Images

Peeping Webcam? With NSA Help, British Spy Agency Intercepted Millions of Yahoo Chat Images

By Amy Goodman for Democracy Now! The latest top-secret documents leaked by Edward Snowden reveal the National Security Agency and its British counterpart, the the Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) may have peered into the lives of millions of Internet users who were not suspected of wrongdoing. The surveillance program codenamed… »

19.02.2014

Court in Britain Rules Detention of David Miranda, Partner of Glenn Greenwald, was Lawful

A court in Britain has ruled police acted legally when they detained the partner of journalist Glenn Greenwald at Heathrow Airport under an anti-terrorism law. David Miranda was carrying documents leaked by National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden when he was detained for nearly nine hours. While acknowledging… »

15.02.2014

Debate: Was Snowden Justified? Former NSA Counsel Stewart Baker vs. Whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg

Debate: Was Snowden Justified? Former NSA Counsel Stewart Baker vs. Whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg

Former National Security Agency lawyer Stewart Baker and Pentagon Papers whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg join us for a debate on Edward Snowden’s disclosure of the NSA’s massive spying apparatus in the United States and across the globe. Snowden’s leaks to The Guardian and other media outlets have generated a series of… »

11.01.2014

The FBI, the NSA and a Long-Held Secret Revealed

The FBI, the NSA and a Long-Held Secret Revealed

By Amy Goodman and Denis Moynihan This week, more news emerged about the theft of classified government documents, leaked to the press, that revealed a massive, top-secret surveillance program. No, not news of Edward Snowden and the National Security Agency, but of a group of anti-Vietnam war activists who perpetrated one… »

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