• Former CIA director David Petraeus addresses a University of Southern California event honoring the military on March 26, 2013 in Los Angeles, California
    Last update: 22:37 18.03.2015
    22:37 18.03.2015

    Snowden Cites Petraeus Deal as Example of US Legal System Hypocrisy

    Former NSA contractor Edward Snowden who revealed widespread surveillance programs said on Wednesday that the recent former CIA director's plea deal with the government has laid bare the US justice system's hypocrisy.

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  • Whistleblower-in-exile Edward Snowden and journalist Glenn Greenwald
    Last update: 19:56 18.03.2015
    19:56 18.03.2015

    Intercept Co-Founder Greenwald Decries Germany Turned Back on Snowden

    Germany and other countries that most benefited from the risk Edward Snowden took, did not lend him a helping hand, the Intercept's co-founder Glenn Greenwald said.

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  • A man types on a computer keyboard
    Last update: 08:46 18.03.2015
    08:46 18.03.2015

    Royal Bank of Canada Says Never Provided Customer Data to NSA

    Royal Bank of Canada Head of Communications Don Blair said that the bank had never provided client information to the US National Security Agency.

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  • Beat It! Millions Rail Against US Mass Surveillance
    Last update: 05:12 18.03.2015
    05:12 18.03.2015

    Beat it! Millions Rail Against US Mass Surveillance

    A new poll from Amnesty International has found that 71 percent of people questioned across all continents are strongly opposed to the United States monitoring their internet use and call on companies like Google, Microsoft and Yahoo to prevent government spying.

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  • NSA Headquarters, Fort Meade, MD.
    Last update: 03:49 11.03.2015
    03:49 11.03.2015

    NSA Hinders Amnesty International USA Work

    Amnesty International USA Security and Human Rights Program Director Naureen Shah stated that the US National Security Agency’s mass surveillance program interferes with efforts to document and stop human rights abuses.

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  • Presentation of Anatoly Kucheryona's book Time of the Squid
    Last update: 15:02 03.03.2015
    15:02 03.03.2015

    US Whistleblower Snowden Under Constant Surveillance

    The Russian lawyer of US whistleblower Edward Snowden, Anatoly Kucherena, said that he and his client are always under surveillance.

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  • Press conference of lawyer Anatoly Kucherena on Edward Snowden's case
    Last update: 14:09 03.03.2015
    14:09 03.03.2015

    Lawyer Says No New Leaks Expected While Snowden in Russia

    Snowden’s lawyer, Anatoly Kucherena, said that Edward Snowden is not going to defame the United States being on the territory of the Russian Federation.

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  • Former National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden's lawyer in Russia, Anatoly Kucherena, presented his book Time of the Octopus, the first fictional thriller in a planned series of three, tells the story of US whistleblower
    Last update: 12:47 03.03.2015
    12:47 03.03.2015

    Snowden’s Russia Lawyer Promoting Book on Whistleblower

    Former National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden's lawyer in Russia, Anatoly Kucherena, presented his book "Time of the Octopus," the first fictional thriller in a planned series of three, tells the story of US whistleblower.

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  • President Barack Obama prepares to speak at the National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center.
    Last update: 05:09 03.03.2015
    05:09 03.03.2015

    Obama Urges Beijing to Change Technology Trade Rules

    US President Barack Obama urged China to change its new cybersecurity regulations imposed on US technology companies if the country wants to do business with the US.

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  • According to the report, over 1.5 billion people around the world use social media, and participate in platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.
    Last update: 01:30 05.02.2015
    01:30 05.02.2015

    US, EU Discuss Law Enabling Non-Americans Seek Privacy Judicial Redress

    US intelligence community and its European counterparts are working on legislation to provide for non-American individuals the right to come to the US courts and seek judicial redress either to correct inaccurate information or for a willful and proper disclosure.

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  • According to the report, which was produced in conjunction with the Intercept and is based on 2012 documents leaked by U.S. whistleblower and former NSA contractor Edward Snowden, the surveillance dragnet codenamed Levitation has covered allied trading partners such as the U.S., Britain, Brazil, Germany, Spain, and Portugal.
    Last update: 23:04 29.01.2015
    23:04 29.01.2015

    Former CIA Analyst Says Canada's Global Spying Program Useless, Hinders Anti-Terrorism Efforts

    Former CIA analyst Raymond McGovern commented on the Canada's recently unveiled global surveillance program.

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  • Edward Snowden in a theater in Moscow
    Last update: 23:23 19.01.2015
    23:23 19.01.2015

    Snowden Refuses to Use iPhone for Security Reasons

    According to the Edward Snowden's lawyer, the whistleblower never uses an iPhone due to security issues, as iPhone has special software that can activate itself without the owner and gather information about him.

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  • New York Times reporter James Risen
    Last update: 03:54 14.01.2015
    03:54 14.01.2015

    Justice Dept. Reversal in CIA Leak Case Victory for Journalism:PEN American

    The PEN American Center commented on the recent US Justice Department’s decision not to force New York Times reporter James Risen to reveal confidential sources in testimony in a CIA leak case, saying that it marks the beginning of a new approach to press freedom.

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  • Edward Snowden in Citizenfour (2014)
    Last update: 18:48 12.01.2015
    18:48 12.01.2015

    WikiLeaks Says Russia’s Security Service Never Tried to Recruit Snowden

    The Wikileaks spokesperson explained that Edward Snowden had been only approached by the Russian Security Service at the Moscow's airport transit area as he confirmed himself in January last year.

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  • Former NSA Contractor Edward Snowden
    Last update: 18:23 12.01.2015
    18:23 12.01.2015

    Russia's Federal Security Service Denies to Comment on Reports of Recruiting Snowden

    According to Western media reports, a WikiLeaks employee said the Russian Federal Security Service allegedly tried to recruit Edward Snowden, but he declined the offer.

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  • Edward Snowden
    Last update: 17:31 12.12.2014
    17:31 12.12.2014

    Germany’s Top Court Rejects Bid to Bring Snowden to Berlin to Testify

    Germany’s Federal Constitutional Court has ruled that opposition parties cannot force the government to allow former NSA contractor Edward Snowden to come to Berlin to testify before a parliamentary panel, investigating NSA surveillance activities.

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  • Director Laura Poitras
    Last update: 21:09 11.12.2014
    21:09 11.12.2014

    New York Cinema Allows Teens to Watch Snowden Documentary Despite Age Restrictions

    Popular New York cinema IFC Center has decided that teenagers are mature enough to watch a documentary about Edward Snowden without guardians.

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  • Edward Snowden in Citizenfour (2014)
    Last update: 23:36 10.12.2014
    23:36 10.12.2014

    Snowden Says No Longer Has Access to Classified Information

    US whistleblower Edward Snowden stated Wednesday that he has shared with the journalists all the classified information.

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  • Edward Snowden in Citizenfour (2014)
    Last update: 22:29 01.12.2014
    22:29 01.12.2014

    Reporters Without Borders Urges Germany to Grant Edward Snowden Asylum

    The German branch of Reporters Without Borders urges Berlin to grant asylum to former NSA contractor Edward Snowden, who was awarded this year's Right Livelihood award in Sweden on Monday, known as the Alternative Nobel Prize.

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  • Edward Snowden in Citizenfour (2014)
    Last update: 23:58 23.11.2014
    23:58 23.11.2014

    Edward Snowden Receives Stuttgart Peace Prize 2014

    Edward Snowden has been awarded Stuttgart Peace Prize 2014, but could not attend the ceremony and sent a message via a video, urging to fight for the observation of human rights.

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