Tag Archive for surveillance

Rep. Pompeo calls for conference to disinvite Snowden

Congressman Mike Pompeo (R-KS) is in a tizzy that Edward Snowden has been invited to speak (remotely) at a technology conference in Austin.  In a letter to the conference organizers, SXSW, Pompeo alleges that Snowden’s “only apparent qualification is his…

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…

Senator Feinstein Ignores 9/11 Findings in Rationalizing NSA’s Massive Surveillance

by Coleen Rowley.  More than a few bizarre aspects jumped out at me when I attended the Senate Judiciary Committee’s hearing on October 2.  Instead of providing needed oversight of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) in light of shocking…

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…