Tag Archive for Edward Snowden

Edward Snowden gets a new job

Moscow newspapers reported today that NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden has been hired to perform website maintenance for “an unidentified major online resource” in Russia.

Snowden meets with US whistleblowers in Moscow

Edward Snowden, the whistleblower who revealed massive domestic surveillance by the National Security Agency (NSA), met recently in Moscow with three prominent US whistleblowers–Coleen Rowley, Thomas Drake, and Jesselyn Radack–and Ray McGovern, a former intelligence analyst for the Central Intelligence…

Snowden awarded 2013 Whistleblower Prize in Germany

[Update 8/31/13] Yesterday, at a ceremony in Berlin, German scientists, lawyers and activists awarded Edward Snowden with the 2013 Whistleblower Prize in recognition of his “bold efforts to expose the massive and unsuspecting monitoring and storage of communication data, which cannot…

NSA can spy on 75% of internet traffic

In the above video, Siobhan Gorman (WSJ) reports on the latest revelations of NSA surveillance capability. In an interview with John Hockenberry (The TakeAway), below, she provides additional details.

Authorities threaten owner of email service reportedly used by Edward Snowden

Last week, the owner of Lavabit LLC, an encrypted email service reportedly used by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, shut down the service on August 8 rather than comply with an demand from the US attorney’s office in Alexandria, Virginia. Owner Ladar Vevison…