Tag Archive for internet

Snowden’s asylum set to expire July 31

Edward Snowden’s current grant of asylum from the Russian government expires on July 31, but his request for a one-year extension has not yet been granted.  Snowden’s attorney, Anatoly Kucherena told the Interfax news agency, “We have filed documents to extend…

SXSW tech crowd applauds whistleblower Snowden

Except for minor technical problems, the livestream appearance of NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden went off as planned at the SXSW Interactive Festival in Austin. Speaking from Russia via video link (Google Hangouts), Snowden participated in a discussion panel with ACLU…

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.