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…

Canada’s government urged to take in Hong Kong asylum seekers – South China Morning Post

South China Morning PostA group of lawyers in Montreal has formed a fundraising NGO urging the Canadian government to resettle the asylum seekers who sheltered American whistle-blower Edward Snowden while…

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…

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…

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…

NSA leaker Edward Snowden says US return ‘not possible’ given current laws – CNN

CNN(CNN) — Edward Snowden douses the idea of his returning to the United States — where he faces charges of espionage and theft of government property for leaking sensational details…

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…

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.…

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…

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…

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…

Was Snowden Assisted by Russia? – NBCNews.com

NBCNews.comQuestions are raised as to whether Edward Snowden had help from the Russians in his leak of hundreds of thousands of secret documents. Share This: facebook

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

‘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…

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…

Putin: ‘I envy’ Obama’s spy program – USA TODAY

USA TODAYRussia President Vladimir Putin says his government is not working with National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden, and defended President Obama over his spying program — sort of. “How…

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…

Pope gets nod over Miley Cyrus for ‘Person of the Year’ – USA TODAY

USA TODAYCalling him “The People’s Pope,” Time magazine on Wednesday named Pope Francis its Person of the Year. “For pulling the papacy out of the palace and into the streets,…

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…

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…

President Obama Called For NSA Review By Intelligence Group

President Obama has sent a signal that he’s clearly concerned with the actions of the NSA, even as he defends their actions in the wake of revelations of massive levels…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Edward Snowden: 30 Journalists On Plane, No Snowden In Seat

Either Edward Snowden was arrested, or took a different flight to Cuba, or is on Aeroflot flight SU150 from Moscow to Cuba but in a different seat and in a…

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…

Edward Snowden NSA Whistleblower From Hong Kong, To Moscow,To Ecuador, Pissing Off US

Edward Snowden, the NSA Whistleblower who introduced the World to the name PRISM, is, as of this writing in Moscow, and ether still in the airport, or at the Ecuador…

Edward Snowden: Ecuador Press Conference At 7 AM CDT Monday

Edward Snowden, the NSA Whisleblower who’s currently at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo International Airport, has asked for asylum to be granted to him in Ecuador. Reportedly, according to various sources, this has…

Edward Snowden To Ecuador, Not Iceland; In Moscow Now

Edward Snowden’s visit to countries that have had issues with the United States continues. After leaving Hong Kong this morning, and with the aide of WikiLeaks members, Edward Snowden arrived…