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Edward Snowden, Graphic Novel Hero
Political cartoonist Ted Rall illustrates the NSA leaker’s story.
Snowden of the Sea: Researchers Name New Crayfish After NSA Leaker
The Indonesian crayfish’s colorful pincers have made it a pet in many aquariums.
Greenwald: Why Americans Prefer Snowden to Manning
An interview with the Intercept editor about America’s two most famous (or infamous) whistleblowers.
Snowden Documentary Maker Says Government Detained Her 50 Times at Airports
The documentary filmmaker behind “Citizenfour" filed a lawsuit against the U.S. for “Kafkaesque harassment” at airports around the world.
Eric Holder Hints at Possible Plea Deal for Edward Snowden
The former attorney general said "the possibility exists" that the Justice Department could reach a plea deal.
The Sunday Times' Bizarre Snowden Meltdown, Explained
What's the deal with the Sunday Times's Edward Snowden story, and why is Glenn Greenwald so mad about it?
After Russia, China Crack Snowden Files, Britain Reportedly Pulls Spies
Security service MI6 has removed agents from certain "hostile countries," a newspaper reports.
NSA Surveillance May Cost U.S. Tech Companies More than $35 Billion
A new report says Edward Snowden’s revelations about the NSA has significantly hurt U.S. tech firms’ foreign sales
Two Years On, How Much Has Edward Snowden Achieved?
The Patriot Act is gone, but the legacy of Snowden’s exposure of the secret NSA screening remains mixed.
Snowden Reflects on State of Our Privacy Two Years After Leaks
NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden pens NYT op-ed on second anniversary of his first revelation.
Bill to Limit Domestic Spy Programs Passes U.S. Congress
The bill ends a system exposed by Edward Snowden in 2013.
The Patriot Act Is Not Fit for Purpose. Nor Is Its Replacement.
After 14 years of eavesdropping on innocent Americans, zero terrorists plots against America have been uncovered.
NSA Data Collection Program Expires Temporarily After Senate Blocks Extension
Final Senate passage of the Patriot Act was delayed until at least Tuesday by objections from Senator Rand Paul.
House Approves Bill to End NSA’s Bulk Collection of Phone Data
The bill would end spy agencies' bulk collections, setting up a potential showdown with the Senate over the program that expires on June 1.
What the Court Ruling on the NSA’s Metadata Snooping Means
The federal appeals court is urging lawmakers to make their wishes clear—and hint that current spying breaches the Fourth Amendment.
Report: Germany Sends Huge Amounts of Phone, Text Data to NSA Monthly
Germany's BND intelligence agency sends mammoth amounts of phone and text data to the NSA each month.
Judgment Day for the U.S. Surveillance State
After an appeals court ruling, reform suddenly appears inevitable.
NSA's Surveillance of Americans' Phone Data Not Authorized, Says U.S. Federal Appeals Court
A federal appeals court on Thursday said a National Security Agency program that collected the records of millions of Americans' phone calls was not authorized by Congress.
Assange: How 'The Guardian' Milked Edward Snowden's Story
The WikiLeaks founder finds a new book on the exiled leaker to be poorly researched, badly written and self-serving.
Edward Snowden Tells John Oliver the Reaction to His Leaks Is 'Vindication'
Edward Snowden urged Americans not to change their Internet habits because of the NSA.
NSA Considered Ending Phone Surveillance Just Before Snowden Revelations
Months before leaks of former NSA contractor Edward Snowden, NSA considered ending secret surveillance program.
Here's Joseph Gordon-Levitt as Edward Snowden
Oliver Stone is directing the movie, set to be released on Christmas Day 2015.
Snowden Ready to Return to U.S. if Promised Fair Trial, Lawyer Says
After years in Russia, Snowden may be ready to face trial in the U.S.
Is Big Brother Here for Good?
Congress must reform the Patriot Act if Americans are to regain their privacy rights.
Obama Administration Announces Reforms to Data Collection Rules
Nearly two years after the Snowden revelations, intelligence agencies are being instructed to curtail their surveillance activities.
Snowden on Cyberwar: America Is Its Own Worst Enemy
The former NSA contractor thinks the U.S. has been too focused on offensive capabilities.
Snowden Documents Show UK Spies Stored Journalists' Emails
Around 70,000 emails were stored by GCHQ from media companies including the New York Times and the BBC.
David Miranda and the Human-Rights Black Hole
The case of David Miranda threatens the most powerful intelligence-gathering apparatus in the world.
Switzerland May Take Edward Snowden in Return for Testimony on Spying
The NSA leaker would probably not be extradited to the United States, but it was also unlikely that he would be granted political asylum, a document says
Key Whistleblowers Lambast New Zealand Prime Minister at ‘Moment of Truth’ Event in Auckland
The event, organised by Kim Dotcom, featured Edward Snowden, Julian Assange and Glenn Greenwald discussing mass surveillance