Stories tagged: Edward Snowden
UPDATED: Sat., June 24, 2017, 2:21 p.m.
CIA chief: Intel leaks on the rise, cites leaker ‘worship’
CIA Director Mike Pompeo says he thinks disclosure of America’s secret intelligence is on the rise, fueled partly by the “worship” of leakers like Edward Snowden.
Thu., Dec. 22, 2016, 7:34 a.m.
Inquiry says Snowden in contact with Russia’s spy services
A declassified report on a congressional investigation into Edward Snowden says the former National Security Agency contractor has remained in contact with Russian intelligence services since he arrived in Moscow …
Fri., Nov. 25, 2016, 11:02 a.m.
Norway’s Supreme Court refuses to grant Snowden safe travel
Norway’s Supreme Court has rejected Edward Snowden’s request for a legal guarantee that would allow him to collect an award in the Scandinavian country without risk of being extradited to …
Thu., Sept. 15, 2016, 2:05 p.m.
Congressional report slams NSA leaker Edward Snowden
A House intelligence committee report on National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden says he’s not a whistleblower and that the vast majority of the documents he stole were military and …
Thu., Sept. 15, 2016
Movie review: ‘Snowden’ is the Hollywood version of events in NSA leak case
Credits: Directed by Oliver Stone, starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Shailene Woodley, Melissa Leo, Zachary Quinto, Tom Wilkinson, Rhys Ifans, Ben Schnetzer, Nicolas Cage
Tue., Sept. 29, 2015, 6:55 p.m.
Edward Snowden joins Twitter, immediately gets more followers than NSA
Edward Snowden, the whistleblower and fugitive who exposed the mass-surveillance practices at the National Security Agency, is now on Twitter, and he already has way more Twitter followers than the …
Fri., Dec. 12, 2014
Film shows Snowden pre-NSA exposure
Be afraid. Be very afraid. This in essence is the message of “Citizenfour,” Laura Poitras’ highly anticipated documentary on Edward Snowden’s decision to expose the National Security Agency’s ravenous appetite …
Tue., Dec. 9, 2014
Privacy argument proves tough sell in Coeur d’Alene woman’s NSA case
Federal appeals court judges were skeptical Monday of a Coeur d’Alene woman’s arguments that cellphone surveillance by the National Security Agency violates her constitutional right to privacy. Coeur d’Alene nurse …
Sat., May 31, 2014
Robin Abcarian: Insults like ‘man up’ have no place in Snowden case
It seems ironic that a man who was often accused of being effete when he ran for president in 2004 has impugned someone else’s manhood to make a political point. …
Fri., Aug. 16, 2013, 9:56 a.m.
Report: NSA spying broke privacy rules many times
WASHINGTON — The National Security Agency has broken privacy rules or overstepped its legal authority thousands of times each year since Congress granted the agency broad new powers in 2008.
Wed., Aug. 7, 2013, 7:17 a.m.
Obama cancels Moscow summit with Putin
LOS ANGELES — In a rare diplomatic rebuke, President Barack Obama on Wednesday canceled his Moscow summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Tue., July 2, 2013, 7:39 a.m.
In ’golden age’ of surveillance, US has big edge
LONDON — The saga of Edward Snowden and the NSA makes one thing clear: The United States’ central role in developing the Internet and hosting its most powerful players has …