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Asylum seekers who sheltered Snowden in Hong Kong at risk of being deported, lawyer warns – South China Morning Post

South China Morning PostThe Sri Lankan asylum seekers who sheltered the American whistle-blower Edward Snowden in Hong Kong might be at risk of detention and deportation as their lawyer was not able to meet a final deadline imposed by the Immigration Department to file … and more …read more From:: Hong Kong News By Google […]

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Leaks show GCHQ captured ordinary internet users’ webcam images – Financial Times

Financial TimesGCHQ, Britain’s electronic spying agency, intercepted and stored images of 1.8m Yahoo users taken from their personal webcams even though most of them were not suspected of wrongdoing, documents leaked by the whistleblower Edward Snowden show.Strip show spies! British surveillance agency monitored raunchy video chats: reportNew York Daily NewsBritish spy agency kept images of […]

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Snowden Gets Nobel Nomination as US Pursues Trial – Businessweek

BusinessweekPresident Barack Obama wants to see Edward Snowden clapped in irons and bound to the U.S. for a criminal trial. Two Norwegian politicians have a different fate in mind for Snowden: the Nobel Peace Prize. Norwegian parliamentarians Snorre Valen and …Norwegian lawmakers nominate Edward Snowden for Nobel Peace PrizeCNNNorwegian Lawmakers Nominate Snowden For Nobel Peace […]

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Norwegian lawmakers nominate Edward Snowden for Nobel Peace Prize – CNN

CNN(CNN) — Two Norwegian lawmakers have jointly nominated National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden for the Nobel Peace Prize, they said Wednesday on their party website. Snowden has “revealed the nature and technological prowess of modern …Edward Snowden is nominated for the Nobel Peace PrizeDaily MailEdward Snowden nominated for Nobel Peace PrizeMarketWatchEdward Snowden has been […]

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Holder: Clemency for Snowden ‘too far,’ but open to resolution – NBCNews.com

NBCNews.comBy Pete Williams and Michael O’Brien, NBC News. Attorney General Eric Holder says the U.S. “would engage in conversation” about a resolution with Edward Snowden if the former government contractor accepted responsibility for leaking government …Holder Says He’s Open to Plea Deal with NSA Leaker SnowdenVoice of AmericaEdward Snowden: ‘No chance’ of a fair US […]

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Australia accuses Snowden of ‘treachery’ – Financial Times

Financial TimesAustralia has accused Edward Snowden of “unprecedented treachery” and defended Canberra’s intelligence co-operation with Washington in the face of rising tensions with Indonesia over the US whistleblower’s spying allegations. Julie Bishop, Australia’s …US leaker Snowden says he ‘acted alone’The NationHenninger: The Snowden UltimatumWall Street JournalJulie Bishop lashes Snowden on US visitZDNetThe Voice of Russia […]

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Snowden denies he got help from Russia in leaking US secrets: report – Hindustan Times

Hindustan TimesFormer US spy agency contractor Edward Snowden said he acted alone in leaking US government secrets and that suggestions by some US lawmakers he might have had help from Russia were “absurd,” the New Yorker magazine reported on Tuesday.Snowden seeks extra Russian protection after US threatsUPI.comEdward Snowden Denies Being a Russian SpyTIMESnowden rejects accusations […]

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Edward Snowden Denies Being a Russian Spy – TIME

TIMENational Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden denied allegations that he was acting as a Russian spy when he took classified intelligence documents and later fled the United States. “This ‘Russian spy’ push is absurd,” Snowden told the New Yorker in …Snowden denies receiving assistance from Russian intelligence with NSA leaksWashington PostEdward Snowden denies suggestions he […]

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Rafael Correa Jails Cléver Jiménez, Chevron Ecuador Whistle-Blower

Rafael Correa orchestrated the jailing of Ecuadorian Assemblyman Cléver Jiménez, and for libel and slander and is having him investigated for the alleged “intercepting of confidential government documents” associated with Ecuador’s lawsuit against Chevron. If you want a window into what could have happened to an Ecuador judge if that person ruled against Ecuador and […]

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NSA program defenders question Snowden’s motives – Washington Post

Washington PostThe chairman of the House Intelligence Committee on Sunday condemned former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden as a “thief” and said that he may have had help from Russia. “I believe there’s a reason he ended up in the hands, the …Edward Snowden ‘may have been working with Russians’ claims US intelligence …Telegraph.co.ukCongressional […]

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Obama announces reforms to NSA phone surveillance – Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribunePresident Barack Obama banned U.S. eavesdropping on the leaders of close friends and allies on Friday and began reining in the vast collection of Americans’ phone data in a series of reforms triggered by Edward Snowden’s revelations. In a major speech, …Obama mentions Snowden (twice)USA TODAYObama Says NSA’s Mass Collection of US Phone Data […]

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Looking back at the Snowden leaks that sparked U.S. surveillance revelations – PBS

PBSIn June, former NSA contractor Edward Snowden thrust the once-secret agency into the spotlight when he leaked classified documents. The revelations continued across the year, shedding light on U.S. surveillance practices from phone metadata collection to …Snowden speaks from Moscow: “The mission’s already accomplished”Ars TechnicaInternet founder hails SnowdenIrish ExaminerEdward Snowden as the electronic age Santa […]

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Snowden: A Child Born Today Will Not Know Privacy – Bloomberg

BloombergDec. 26 (Bloomberg) –- Chertoff Group Principal Richard Falkenrath and Adam Johnson discuss Edward Snowden’s Christmas message broadcast on Britain’s Channel 4 on Bloomberg Television’s “Lunch Money.” (Source: Bloomberg). Please enable …Edward Snowden Releases Christmas MessageFox News (blog)Edward Snowden is wrong: His mission has not been accomplished.Washington Post (blog)Snowden calls for ending “mass surveillance”XinhuaIrish Independent […]

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NSA leaker Edward Snowden’s surveillance warning – CBC.ca

CBC.caWhistleblower and former NSA contractor Edward Snowden has appeared in a televised Christmas message released by British TV station Channel 4. In his message, Snowden says modern surveillance was more invasive than any envisioned in George …Edward Snowden offers Christmas messageMSNBCEdward Snowden is wrong: His mission has not been accomplished.Washington Post (blog)Snowden urges end to […]

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Pope, queen and Snowden wish you a Merry Christmas – USA TODAY

USA TODAYTwo of the world’s most respected leaders and NSA whistle-blower Edward Snowden delivered Christmas messages imbued with a theme of self-improvement on Christmas Day. Pope Francis, speaking on the balcony of St. Peter’s Basilica at the Vatican, …Pope makes appeal against war, violenceNBCNews.comPope’s Christmas wish: Hope for a better worldCBC.caText of pope’s Christmas messageWashington […]

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‘NSA had spied on an Israeli PM’ – Indian Express

Indian ExpressSecret documents reveal more than 1,000 targets of American and British surveillance in recent years, including the office of an Israeli prime minister, heads of international aid organizations, foreign energy companies and a European Union official involved …GCHQ targets telephone network of German ministriesXinhuaNewly released documents leaked by Edward Snowden reveal extent of US […]

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NSA, GCHQ targeted wide spectrum of foreign interests, including allies, heads … – Washington Post

Washington PostBritish and U.S. spy agencies targeted the office of an Israeli prime minister, the heads of international aid organizations and a European Union official who oversees antitrust issues involving U.S. technology firms, according to secret documents. The targets …Israel unmoved by reports that US, UK intelligence spied on Olmert, Barak in 2009Jerusalem PostSecret documents […]

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Putin ‘envies’ Obama: ‘He can get away with it’ – USA TODAY

USA TODAYMOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin says Moscow isn’t controlling National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden, who has asylum in Russia. Putin said at a news conference Thursday that any revelations published by Snowden must have come …Vladimir Putin annual press conference: liveTelegraph.co.ukPutin: US Leaker Snowden is “Noble”Voice of AmericaPutin Says NSA Surveillance Necessary […]

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On “An Interpretive Dance For My Boss Set To Kanye West” By Marina Shifrin

Well, the title “An Interpretive Dance For My Boss Set To Kanye West” wasn’t designed to go viral on its own, but the video its attached to presents a fun combination of song and dance that’s captured the attention of much of the industrialized World. In just three days, Marina Shifrin’s “An Interpretive Dance For […]

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Marissa Mayer With Michael Arrington: On NSA She Says Not Following Dictates Is Treason

Marissa Mayer, Yahoo’s CEO, returned to TechCrunch Disrupt last week for an interview with TechCrunch Founder Michael Arrington that lasted for about 20 minutes. Aside from the questions about who’s smarter, Larry Page or Mark Zuckerberg, the real news here was what Mayer said about the NSA. This five minute video clip starts with Mayer […]

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President Obama Cancels Putin Meeting After Edward Snowden Asylum

President Obama cancelled his planned visit to Moscow to meet with Russia’s President Vladimir Putin, but still plans to attend the G-20 Summit. Why? Blame NSA Leaker Edward Snowden, and Vladimir Putin’s decision to grant him asylum in Russia, rather than send him back to the United States, as the reason. President Obama’s White House […]

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Edward Snowden Granted Political Asylum In Russia; Anna Chapman?

Edward Snowden’s, the NSA leaker, has been granted political asylum in Russia, and he has left the Moscow airport area he was staying in, Russian lawyer Anatoly Kucherena said to CNN today. Snowden has legal status in Russia for one year, Kucherena said, but the attorney would not disclose Snowden’s location, citing security reasons. “I […]

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Anna Chapman Wants To Marry Edward Snowden; Glenn Greenwald Attitude Forms Enemies

Anna Chapman used Twitter to say she wants to marry Edward Snowden, the NSA whistleblower. But really, who cares that Anna Chapman, the alleged Russian spy who was living in America before being outed three years ago, wants to have a hookup or marriage with Edward Snowden? If anything, such an association should be unwanted […]

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Sarah Harrison Is WikiLeaks Member Traveling With Edward Snowden

Edward Snowden has a new girl in his life: Sarah Harrison. According to WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange, Sarah Harrison is a UK native and member of the WikiLeaks Legal Defense Team. According to accounts, she’s the mastermind behind Snowden’s departure from Hong Kong and for all practical purposes, his travel planner. CORRECTION. According to Lana […]

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Edward Snowden On Way To Cuba Or Not? Then Ecuador? Arrested?

Edward Snowden, the NSA Whisleblower and Ex-CIA Contractor, is reportedly on his way to Cuba as this is being written, and a 7 AM press conference is planned in Ecuador with the Foreign Minister. Sources are quoting an Interfax source (Interfax is a subscription news service.) From reports citing a source in Sheremetevo airport air […]