Category: ARCHIVE

With Liberty to Monitor All

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How Large-Scale US Surveillance is Harming Journalism, Law, and American Democracy July 28, 2014 The 120-page report documents how national security journalists and lawyers are adopting elaborate steps or otherwise modifying their practices to keep communications, sources, and other confidential information secure in light of revelations of unprecedented US government surveillance of electronic communications and

New Report on the Costs of NSA Surveillance

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It has been over a year since The Guardian reported the first story on the National Security Agency’s surveillance programs based on the leaks from former NSA contractor Edward Snowden, yet the national conversation remains largely mired in a simplistic debate over the tradeoffs between national security and individual privacy. It is time to start

Edward Snowden gives first US television interview

In a 40 minute interview broadcast by NBC on Wednesday 28 June, Edward Snowden was asked about his career history, his life in Russia, the NSA’s capabilities and the possibilty of him ever returning to the United States. During the broadcast, Edward Snowden described making his concerns about surveillance practices known both formally and informally

Former CIA Officer: Snowden Was No Spy

Putin on Snowden: “I don’t know how he is going to live. I’m saying this without any jokes or irony”

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Putin on Snowden during the St. Petersburg Economic Forum: Vladimir Putin said that he had no idea about how the fate of Edward Snowden may evolve. He assured that the ex-CIA officer had not told anything to Russian security services. “I do not even know. He is a young guy, I don’t know how he

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No one in modern history single-handedly altered the geo-political chessboard of the world so radically and quickly as did Edward Snowden. In short, the man is a GIANT. Read more: http://www.storyleak.com/edward-snowden-man-year/#ixzz2oNX59Fjc

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Bradley Edward Manning (born December 17, 1987) is a United States Army soldier who was arrested in May 2010 in Iraq on suspicion of having passed classified material to the website WikiLeaks. He was ultimately charged with 22 offenses, including communicating national defense information to an unauthorized source and aiding the enemy. Manning's arrest This

Bradley Manning Verdict to be Announced Tuesday

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A verdict has been reached in the court martial of Bradley Manning, but the judge will wait until Tuesday to announce her decision on whether the Army PFC violated the Espionage Act and aided foreign terrorist groups when he released more than 700,000 classified documents for publication on the whistleblower website Wikileaks in 2010. Army