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 … Read More

US and British spies ‘get personal data from Angry Birds’ – BBC News

BBC NewsUS and British spy agencies routinely try to gain access to personal data from Angry Birds and other mobile applications, a report says. A National Security Agency (NSA) document … Read More

“Angry Birds” used for NSA, British spying efforts, documents say – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesEven when you’re slinging angry birds across the screen of your smartphone, the National Security Agency may be tracking your information, Monday reports said. The New York Times, … Read More

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 … Read More

Keeping Wide Net, Obama Sets Limits on Phone Spying – New York Times

New York TimesThe president announced the end of the telephone metadata program, the way it exists now, after the disclosure of the practice by the former National Security Agency contractor … Read More

Obama orders NSA phone data limits, tighter restrictions for spying on … – Fox News

Fox NewsTrying to strike a balance between the government’s surveillance policies and the public’s civil liberties, President Obama announced a series of steps Friday that would end the National Security … Read More

Report: NSA ‘collected 200m texts per day’ – BBC News

BBC NewsThe US National Security Agency (NSA) has collected and stored almost 200 million text messages a day from around the world, UK media report. The NSA extracts and stores … Read More

Apple denies any knowledge of NSA hacking its iPhones – San Jose Mercury News

San Jose Mercury NewsIn the latest instance of a Silicon Valley tech company being drawn into the shadowy activities of the National Security Agency, Apple (AAPL) on Tuesday denied any … Read More

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 … Read More

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 … Read More

NSA director defends surveillance programs as necessary – USA TODAY

USA TODAYWASHINGTON — National Security Agency Director Keith Alexander said Wednesday that “there isn’t a better way” to help defend the country from potential terror threats than the ongoing and … Read More

LAX Shooting: Gov Jerry Brown Says “These Tragedies Happen”

California Governor Jerry Brown took time to answer questions about the LAX Shooting after the groundbreaking for the Oakland Global facility on Friday. Governor Brown that “these tragedies happen, and … Read More

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 … Read More

Lindsey Mills, Edward Snowden Learn People Are Voyeurs

Lindsey Mills and her boyfriend, former NSA operative Edward Snowden, are celebrities, but that’s something Mr. Snowden says he did not want. When Edward Snowden, the so-called NSA whisleblower, stepped … Read More

Edward Snowden NSA Whistleblower No Hero, But Should Be Pardoned

Edward Snowden, the NSA Whistleblower who leaked details of a National Security Agency program called “PRISM,” is no hero, but should be pardoned. The reason is that Mr. Snowden talks … Read More