Snowden claims he intended to spark a national dialogue in Russia about that country’s domestic spying. Seriously.
NSA leaker Edward Snowden went on Russian TV yesterday to assist Vladimir Putin in a PR stunt.
The papers won the prestigious Public Service award for Glenn Greenwald’s, Laura Poitras’, and others’ reports.
New Snowden documents reveal that this was only the number of video chats intercepted during one 6-month period.
Stephen Colbert weighs in on the news that the NSA spied on World of Warcraft and Second Life to find terrorists.
A federal court ruling that an NSA wiretap program is unconstitutional has huge implications.
Snowden considered leaking NSA docs but held off, hoping Obama would reform the system. His optimism didn’t last.
The NSA must protect US and allied information systems from attack. All other concerns are secondary.
The revelation comes on the heels of Brazil’s president canceling a trip to Washington over US spying on Brazil.
Listen to my discussion with Marcy Wheeler and Jay Ackroyd.
In the past we would work with the NSA to help keep American/western data safe. Now, they’re the bad guys.
What makes this legal is that it takes place overseas, away from US laws and jurisdiction (or so they think).
It was Poitras who brought in Glenn Greenwald, Poitras who shot and edited the video of Snowden in Hong Kong.