Tag Archive for Edward Snowden

In online chat, Snowden denies contact with Chinese government

On Monday, readers of The Guardian had an opportunity to participate in an online chat with Edward Snowden, the whistleblower who exposed details of domestic surveillance by the National Security Agency (NSA). Questions submitted by readers included several that were…

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…

Snowden asks Hong Kong to “decide my fate”

The South China Morning Posts reports today that Edward Snowden said last night that he wants to remain in Hong Kong and let the courts and people there “decide my fate.” This is the first the world has heard from…

Coleen Rowley: Massive spying on Americans is outrageous

As a Special Agent for the FBI, Coleen Rowley testified before Congress in 2002 about the Bureau’s failure to nab terrorists planning the 9/11 attacks. That year, Time Magazine named her one of three “Persons of the Year.”  Tuesday, in…

UK newspaper confirms whistleblowers’ claims of massive NSA surveillance

A British newspaper, The Guardian, has published evidence supporting the claims of whistleblowers that the National Security Agency tracks domestic phone calls on a massive scale. In a June 5 article,”NSA collecting phone records of millions of Verizon customers daily,” columnist…