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NSA workers quitting in increasingly large numbers following Snowden leaks

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Employees working for the National Security Agency are leaving their posts in “increasingly large numbers” following the scandal caused by whistleblower Edward Snowden, the NSA’s former director has revealed. Keith Alexander, who ran the NSA from 2005 to 2014, said during a talk hosted by the University of Maryland’s journalism …

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Snowden: NSA is storing your dick pics

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Former NSA contractor Edward Snowden sat down for an interview with comedian John Oliver nearly two years after he leaked classified documents about U.S. government surveillance programs and fled to Russia to escape prosecution. “I do miss my country. I do miss my home. I do miss my family,” Snowden …

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Snowden documents to be released in July to prevent a major war

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All of the National Security Agency files accessed by former contractor Edward Snowden could be published in the month of July if vaguely worded predictions tweeted this week from the digital library site Cryptome prove to be correct. A series of micro-messages published by the website — a portal for …

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The letter from Edward Snowden’s father to his son

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Here is the text of the open letter Lon Snowden, along with his attorney, Bruce Fein, wrote to US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden. The letter was provided to the Associated Press. July 2, 2013 Edward Joseph Snowden Moscow Dear Edward: I, Bruce Fein, am writing this letter in collaboration with your …

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Snowden seeks asylum in Iceland

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Iceland has been informally contacted by an intermediary who stated that NSA leaker, former CIA contractor Edward Snowden, wants asylum in the Nordic island-state, Reuters reports. The difficulty though is that he is not in the country. WikiLeaks spokesman Kristinn Hrafnsson wrote in Icelandic daily Frettabladid that a middleman had …

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Donald Trump says Snowden should be assassinated

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Donald Trump, a man who has previously and may once again tout himself as a presidential candidate, believes that the American justice system is too slow and cumbersome to deal with whistleblowers like former NSA analyst Edward Snowden. Labeling Snowden a “spy”, Trump went on Fox News to advocate his …

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Guardian: We have published only 1% of Snowden files

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Alan Rusbridger, editor of The Guardian newspaper. The editor of the Guardian said Tuesday that his newspaper has published just 1 percent of the material it received from former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden, and denied that the paper had placed lives or national security at risk. Alan Rusbridger …

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Dotcom, Greenwald, Assange and Snowden team up over New Zealand

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Former US intelligence analyst Edward Snowden claims his former employer spy agency National Security Agency (NSA) has a facility in Auckland. Snowden, who is sheltering in Moscow from US attempts to extradite him on espionage charges, appeared by video link before a capacity crowd at the Kim Dotcom organised Moment …

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Edward Snowden nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

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A Swedish sociology professor has nominated Edward Snowden for the Nobel Peace Prize. He says the NSA whistleblower could help “save the prize from the disrepute incurred by the hasty and ill-conceived decision” to give the 2009 award to Barack Obama. In his letter addressed to the Norwegian Nobel Committee, …

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Snowden supported Ron Paul’s presidential run

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As news continues to surface about classified NSA documents leaked last week, the man who blew the whistle on the secret spy program is quickly becoming the center of attention. With all eyes turned to 29-year-old Edward Snowden, the former CIA analyst who leaked documents about the National Security Agency’s …

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Snowden: Obama administration afraid of an awake public

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One week ago I left Hong Kong after it became clear that my freedom and safety were under threat for revealing the truth. My continued liberty has been owed to the efforts of friends new and old, family, and others who I have never met and probably never will. I …

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Venezuela and Nicaragua offer asylum to Edward Snowden

Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro and Nicaraguan counterpart Daniel Ortega

Venezuela and Nicaragua have offered asylum to Edward Snowden, the US whistleblower who is believed to have spent the past two weeks at a Moscow airport evading US attempts to extradite him. The Venezuelan president, Nicolas Maduro, and his Nicaraguan counterpart, Daneil Ortega, made the asylum offers on Friday, shortly after they and other …

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Snowden accepts whistleblower award in Russia

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National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden, from his asylum in Russia, accepted an award on Wednesday from a group of former U.S. intelligence officials expressing support for his decision to divulge secrets about the NSA’s electronic surveillance of Americans and people around the globe. The award, named in honor of …

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The Snowden comments about 9/11 that NBC censored

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Only around a quarter of the recent NBC News interview with former intelligence contractor Edward Snowden made it to broadcast, but unaired excerpts now online show that the network neglected to air critical statements about the 9/11 terrorist attacks. When the four-hour sit-down between journalist Brian Williams and Snowden made …

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Wikileaks releases video of Snowden speaking out against govt surveillance

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As we reported earlier this week, NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden recently emerged from hiding to receive the Sam Adams Associates Integrity in Intelligence Award. Now, video footage of Snowden speaking has been released on the WikiLeaks website. The whistleblower asserted that when the U.S. government taps into phone and Internet connections …

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Ecuador has received asylum request from NSA whistleblower Snowden

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Two cars of the embassy of Ecuador in Moscow are parked outside the terminal where Edward Snowden, the former contractor for the U.S. National Security Agency, is believed to have landed in Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport, June 23, 2013. The former CIA contractor, Edward Snowden, has asked Ecuador for political asylum, …

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Microsoft helped the NSA bypass encryption, new Snowden leak reveals

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Microsoft worked hand-in-hand with the United States government in order to allow federal investigators to bypass encryption mechanisms meant to protect the privacy of millions of users, Edward Snowden told The Guardian. According to an article published on Thursday by the British newspaper, internal National Security Agency memos show that …

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