In an interview with Swedish media, whistle-blower Edward Snowden opened up about CIA torture, ISIS, and mass surveillance. Two-and-a-half years after revealing the NSA’s mass surveillance tactics, he says he’s “very comfortable” with his choices.
He doesn’t drink, he’s reading Dostoevsky and, no, he doesn’t wear a disguise. A year after blowing the whistle on the NSA, America’s most wanted talks to Alan Rusbridger and Ewen MacAskill about his life as a hero-pariah– and why the world remains ‘more dangerous than Orwell imagined’. Fiction and films, the nearest most of […]
NSA whistleblower praises Guardian and Washington Post after pair share Pulitzer prize for public service. The former NSA contractor Edward Snowden issued a statement on Monday in response to the decision by the Pulitzer prize committee to reward the Guardian and the Washington Post with its top 2014 award. It reads, in full:
Edward Snowden, the man who blew the whistle on the U.S. National Security Agency in 2013 will be speaking on Monday, March 10th via satellite at the annual South by Southwest Festival (SXSW) in Texas. Joining Mr. Snowden is American Civil Liberties Union’s technology expert, Christopher Soghoian. The discussion will cover NSA spying, and how&
“What a disgrace. The U.S. government, cheered on by much of the media, launches an international manhunt to capture a young American whose crime is that he dared challenge the excess of state power. Read the Fourth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution and tell me that Edward Snowden is not a hero in the mold […]
On July 2, the United States put pressure on several European countries to prevent a plane carrying Bolivian President Evo Morales from landing to refuel at any of their airports. The excuse for this unprecedented denial of landing rights was the unfounded claim that Morales was hiding American whistleblower Edward Snowden on board his presidential […]