A federal program which utilizes warrantless searches of foreigners’ communications is legal, according to a government oversight report, but cautions that the “intentional abuse” from the FISA searches could allow for Americans’ private information to be mishandled by the government.
Edward Snowden has reportedly applied to extend his asylum in Russia.
Edward Snowden’s story is being told in comic book form.
Secretary of State John Kerry had harsh words for former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden.
Glenn Greenwald’s book contains documents showing NSA intercepting computer networking devices and planting spyware before they were shipped overseas.
They come from different worlds — the buttoned-down political culture of Washington and the entrepreneurial, socks-optional, let’s-do-this-faster ethos of Silicon Valley.
President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel downplayed reports that US intelligence services tapped her mobile phone, with both leaders saying they have begun a “cyber dialogue” to set mutual privacy standards.
A newly declassified order reveals that the Federal Intelligence Surveillance Court (FISC) rejected a Verizon legal challenge in defense of Americans’ telephone privacy rights, instead ruling that the government is constitutionally protected in collecting billions of Americans’ detailed phone data.
National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden says giving the Pulitzer Prize in public service to those who reported on the U.S. government’s sweeping surveillance efforts is “vindication.”
The Pulitzer Prizes, journalism’s highest honor, will be announced Monday.