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Report: Security Firm That Cleared Edward Snowden Agrees To $30 Million Fraud Settlement

The Justice Department claims said United States Investigations Services Inc. failed to perform quality control reviews on its background investigations.

08/20/2015

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Snowden On Whistleblowing: ‘Greater Commitment To Justice Than Fear Of The Law’

Former NSA contractor and government surveillance whistleblower Edward Snowden insists he is “not a hero, not a traitor” and that his leaks were a “moral obligation” and not done in self-interest.

05/20/2015

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Oliver Stone’s ‘Snowden’ Filming at Locations Around D.C.

Oliver Stone’s film project about the famous National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden is shooting this week in Washington.

04/07/2015

Comedian John Oliver  at Jacob Javitz Center on May 12, 2014 in New York City.  (Photo by Brad Barket/Getty Images)

Snowden To Oliver: ‘NSA Has The Greatest Surveillance Capabilities We’ve Ever Seen In History’

HBO comedian John Oliver traveled to Russia and spoke with former NSA contractor Edward Snowden last week in a wide-ranging interview that touched on the Patriot Act’s upcoming expiration date, his “vindication” in releasing the NSA documents – and even a comical take on government access to Americans’ naked selfies.

04/06/2015

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Joseph Gordon-Levitt Releases First Photo As Edward Snowden In Oliver Stone Film

The photo reveals Gordon-Levitt dressed in Army fatigues, not looking much like the Snowden most of America pictures.

03/05/2015

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Lawyer: Snowden In Talks To Come Back To US

Edward Snowden is reportedly in talks to come back to the United States.

03/03/2015

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Snowden Leak: NSA Helped British Steal Cell Phone Codes

Britain’s electronic spying agency, in cooperation with the U.S. National Security Agency, hacked into the networks of a Dutch company to steal codes that allow both governments to seamlessly eavesdrop on mobile phones worldwide, according to the documents given to journalists by Edward Snowden.

02/19/2015

Obama Asks Germans For 'Benefit Of The Doubt' On NSA (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Obama Asks Germans For ‘Benefit Of The Doubt’ On NSA

President Barack Obama is asking Germans to give the United States “the benefit of the doubt” on National Security Agency surveillance, given U.S. history.

02/09/2015

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Snowden: CIA Committed ‘Inexcusable Crimes’

National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden said the CIA torture report details “inexcusable crimes” committed by the U.S., and criticized the “moral authority” of the government.

12/11/2014

A secret program called Auroragold allows NSA agents to find and even introduce vulnerabilities into cell phone systems that they can exploit to monitor calls and texts. (Photo by ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: NSA Able To Hack Into Cell Phone Networks Around The Globe

A secret program called Auroragold allows NSA agents to find and even introduce vulnerabilities into cell phone systems that they can exploit to monitor calls and texts.

12/05/2014

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