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NSA dumps docs about its Snowden response, reveals that Snowden repeatedly raised alarms about spying

NSA dumps docs about its Snowden response, reveals that Snowden repeatedly raised alarms about spying

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Holder says Snowden performed ‘public service’

Holder says Snowden performed ‘public service’

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The ACLU and the NSA’s ex-director will debate spying on June 30th

The ACLU and the NSA’s ex-director will debate spying on June 30th On MSNBC.

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Snowden Is The Kind of Guy I Used to Recruit—in Russia

Snowden Is The Kind of Guy I Used to Recruit—in Russia As a former director of operations for the CIA, I see Snowden in a very different light. My colleagues and I in the agency spent our careers looking for people like him—on the other side, that is. We worked hard to locate the kind […]

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NSA loophole allows warrantless search for US citizens’ emails and phone calls

NSA loophole allows warrantless search for US citizens’ emails and phone calls The authority, approved in 2011, appears to contrast with repeated assurances from Barack Obama and senior intelligence officials to both Congress and the American public that the privacy of US citizens is protected from the NSA’s dragnet surveillance programs. Basically, everything we have […]

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Edward Snowden and asylum: He is a terrible candidate.

Edward Snowden and asylum: He is a terrible candidate. On the merits, Snowden’s claim for asylum would not count for much in any country. Applicants for asylum typically must prove they are the victims of persecution on account of their race, ethnicity, religion, or membership in a social or political group. Frequently, these are political […]

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Snowden thought leakers should be ‘shot’

Snowden thought leakers should be ‘shot’ Snowden’s online history shows him to be a bit of a typical uninformed yet condescending right winger.

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EFF: Multiple New Polls Show Americans Reject Wholesale NSA Domestic Spying

EFF: Multiple New Polls Show Americans Reject Wholesale NSA Domestic Spying Two-thirds of Americans think the NSA’s role should be reviewed. The poll also showed Americans demanding accountability and more information from public officials The story is getting out despite of the media rather than because of it.

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Edward Snowden tells South China Morning Post he took Booz Allen job to collect NSA information

Edward Snowden tells South China Morning Post he took Booz Allen job to collect NSA information That qualifies as espionage.

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Glenn Greenwald Takes Apart David Gregory for Trying to Criminalize Journalism

Glenn Greenwald Takes Apart David Gregory for Trying to Criminalize Journalism GREENWALD: I think it’s pretty extraordinary that anybody who would call themselves a journalist would publicly muse about whether or not other journalist should be charged with felonies. Worth watching. David Gregory, are you serious?