Russian President Vladimir Putin defended the US National Security Agency, and even said he envies President Obama in light of the NSA revelations “because he can get away with it.”
Richard Leon, the judge who declared that the National Security Agency’s bulk collection of millions of Americans’ telephone records is likely unconstitutional, has a long record of taking on executive branch actions.
During a press briefing, White House spokesperson Jay Carney denied rumors regarding the potential for amnesty to be offered to former NSA systems analyst Edward Snowden.
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Silicon Valley is escalating pressure on President Barack Obama to curb the U.S. government surveillance programs that vacuum personal information off the Internet and threaten the technology industry’s financial livelihood.
The editor of the Guardian said Tuesday that his newspaper has published just 1 percent of the material it received from former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden, and denied that the paper had placed lives or national security at risk.
The Partnership for Civil Justice Fund plans to put the message “Thank you Edward Snowden!” on the D.C. buses.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel says the relationship between Germany and the United States as well as the future of a trans-Atlantic free trade agreement have been “put on test” by allegations of massive spying by the U.S. National Security Agency.
Nearly three-quarters of American writers (73 percent) say they “have never been as worried about privacy rights and freedom of the press as they are today.”
Former Vice-President Al Gore said Tuesday that whistleblower Edward Snowden has leaked information regarding massive secret government surveillance programs that “appears to be crimes against the Constitution.”