Edward Snowden

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Volume of encrypted email rising amid spying fears

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The volume of email cloaked in encryption technology is rapidly rising as Google, Yahoo, Facebook and other major Internet companies try to shield their users’ online communications from government spies and […]

06/03/2014

This April 16, 2014 file photo shows U.S director Oliver Stone at the 4th Beijing International Film Festival held in Beijing, China. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan, File)

Oliver Stone to write, direct Edward Snowden film

NEW YORK (AP) — Oliver Stone will write and direct a film about Edward Snowden, one of two high-profile films in the works about the National Security Agency leaker. Stone announced Monday that he plans […]

06/02/2014

In this image taken from video provided by NBC News on Tuesday, May 27, 2014, Edward Snowden, a former National Security Agency (NSA) contractor, speaks to NBC News anchor Brian Williams during an NBC Exclusive interview. Snowden told Williams that he worked undercover and overseas for the CIA and the NSA. (AP Photo/NBC News)

NSA finds 1 email from Snowden raising concerns 3 months after leak

WASHINGTON (AP) — Edward Snowden says he repeatedly raised constitutional concerns about National Security Agency surveillance internally, but an NSA search turned up a single email in which Snowden gently asks for “clarification” on a […]

05/29/2014

In this image taken from video provided by NBC News on Tuesday, May 27, 2014, Edward Snowden, a former National Security Agency (NSA) contractor, right, speaks to NBC News anchor Brian Williams, left, during an NBC Exclusive interview. Snowden told Williams that he worked undercover and overseas for the CIA and the NSA. (AP Photo/NBC News)

NSA finds no emails from Snowden about wrongdoing

WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Security Agency says so far it can’t find any emails from former systems analyst Edward Snowden complaining about wrongdoing or abuse regarding U.S. surveillance programs. Agency spokeswoman Vanee Vines says […]

05/29/2014

In this image taken from video provided by NBC News on Tuesday, May 27, 2014, Edward Snowden, a former National Security Agency (NSA) contractor, right, speaks to NBC News anchor Brian Williams, left, during an NBC Exclusive interview. Snowden told Williams that he worked undercover and overseas for the CIA and the NSA. (AP Photo/NBC News)

Kerry to Snowden: ‘Man up’ and come home (Video)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry on Wednesday called National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden a fugitive and challenged him to “man up and come back to the United States.” Snowden says in […]

05/29/2014

FILE - This Thursday, June 6, 2013, file photo, shows a sign outside the National Security Administration campus in Fort Meade, Md. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

Kerry tells Snowden to ‘man up’ and come home

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry on Wednesday called National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden a fugitive and challenged him to “man up and come back to the United States.” Kerry was asked […]

05/28/2014

James Clapper Jr., US Director of National Intelligence (AP Photo)

Obama administration tightens grip on intelligence

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration has tightened its control over intelligence — including unclassified information — by setting limits on officials’ interactions with the media. A March 20 directive issued by the director of […]

04/22/2014

Tampa Bay Times reporters Michael LaForgia, left, and Will Hobson, center, are congratulated by Editor and Vice President Neil Brown, right, after they won the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Local Reporting,  Monday, April 14, 2014 in St. Petersburg, Fla. Hobson and LaForgia won in local reporting for writing about the squalid housing for the city's homeless. (AP Photo/The Tampa Bay Times, James Borchuck)

Post and Guardian win Pulitzers for NSA revelations

NEW YORK (AP) — The Washington Post and The Guardian won the Pulitzer Prize in public service Monday for revealing the U.S. government’s sweeping surveillance efforts in a blockbuster series of stories based on secret […]

04/14/2014

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Yahoo adds more security to thwart surveillance

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Yahoo has added another layer of security in its effort to shield people’s online lives from government spies and other snooping. The measures announced Wednesday include the completion of a system […]

04/03/2014

The sign outside the National Security Agency (NSA) campus in Fort Meade, Md. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

China demands answers from US over spying claims

BERLIN (AP) – China is demanding an explanation from Washington over allegations that a U.S. intelligence agency hacked into the email servers of Chinese tech giant Huawei and targeted top Chinese officials and government institutions. […]

03/24/2014

In this Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012, file photo, Julian Assange, founder of WikiLeaks speaks to the media and members of the public from a balcony at the Ecuadorian Embassy in London. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, File)

Snowden, Assange top bill at Texas tech gathering

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Surveillance. Online privacy. Robots. Food processing. Wearable computers. To get a sense of what’s on the minds of the tech industry’s thinkers, leaders and tinkerers, it’s a good idea to head […]

03/07/2014

Edward Snowden action doll seen in video posted on YouTube.

No secret: Edward Snowden gets his own action doll

It’s no secret: Edward Snowden gets his own action figure. The new doll is made by ThatsMyFace.com, a Beaverton, Ore.-based company that specializes in products and services related to facial reconstruction and analysis. The company […]

02/19/2014

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