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Thomas Drake rallies “Restore the Fourth” crowd

Above: Thomas Drake, “Restore the Fourth” rally, Washington, D.C. Americans turned out on July 4 in 100 cities to protest the massive NSA surveillance revealed by Edward Snowden and other former NSA employees. The rallies were held in conjunction with…

Snowden in Moscow airport limbo

Edward Snowden, the NSA whistleblower, departed Hong Kong on Sunday, taking an Aeroflot flight to Moscow. Hong Kong’s decision to allow him to leave comes a day after the US sought to turn up the pressure on the territory to hand him…

Three NSA veterans discuss Snowden disclosures

For the first time since Edward Snowden exposed details of NSA surveillance, three former NSA officials–Thomas Drake, William Binney and J. Kirk Wiebe–appeared together for a USA Today interview. They say the documents leaked by Edward Snowden, the 29-year-old former…