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  1. News - World - EDWARD SNOWDEN

    How 'at peace' Edward Snowden gave press pack the slip in Hong Kong

    Posted May 13th 2014, 07:00pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington Edward Snowden was “profoundly at peace” with his decision to leak national security documents, and even joked about the consequences, journalist Glenn Greenwald says in a new book, which also described how he escaped a swarming press pack in Hong Kong. “I call the bottom bunk at Gitmo,” Snowden joked, referring to the US detention centre ...

  2. News - World - CYBERSECURITY

    NSA planned automated counter-strikes for cyberattacks, says Snowden

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 10:56am

    ... of accidentally starting a war, according to a new report based on interviews with former NSA contractor Edward Snowden. The program, codenamed MonsterMind, would have let the military agency automate ... attacks, said the report published this week by Wired magazine. The report, part of a wide-ranging interview with Snowden in Moscow, described the MonsterMind program as “in the works” and went ...

  3. News - World - EDWARD SNOWDEN

    Edward Snowden appears as a robot and promises further revelations

    Posted Mar 19th 2014, 09:37pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Vancouver Robotic Snowden tells world: watch this space Former intelligence contractor Edward Snowden has emerged from his Russian exile in the form of a remotely ... reporting to be done is yet to come." There are absolutely more revelations to come. Some of the most important reporting to be done is yet to come Edward Snowden Snowden, a former National ...


    Edward Snowden says he hopes his leaks will lead to more transparency

    Posted Dec 12th 2013, 10:04pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington Snowden hopes for more transparency Edward Snowden hopes his leaks of secret documents will lead to greater governmental transparency, he said in rare ... is not that such surveillance can theoretically occur, but that it was done without a majority of society even being aware it was possible Snowden, who is living in Russia under temporary asylum and was branded ...

  5. News - World - SECURITY

    US politicians say they are against clemency for Edward Snowden

    Posted Nov 04th 2013, 10:33am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington Congressman says ex-American spy 'needs to own up to what he's done' US politicians against clemency for Snowden A senior White House aide and top US lawmakers on Sunday rejected intelligence leaker Edward Snowden’s request for clemency following his disclosures of widespread government surveillance. White House adviser Dan Pfeiffer ...

  6. News - World - CYBERSECURITY

    Edward Snowden leaks prompt UN spying investigation

    Posted Dec 03rd 2013, 11:19am by The Guardian in London

    ... an investigation into the surveillance powers of American and British intelligence agencies following Edward Snowden’s revelations that they are using secret programmes to store and analyse billions ... of recommendations to the UN general assembly next year. “It is the role of a free press to hold governments to account.” UN special rapporteur Ben Emmerson QC In a recent article, Emmerson said Snowden had ...

  7. News - World - MEDIA

    US media too scared to tackle excesses, says Edward Snowden

    Posted Aug 15th 2013, 12:00am by Lana Lam

    ... Lana Lam lana.lam@scmp.com Snowden said he shunned American outlets because they abdicated their role US media 'too scared to tackle excesses' Edward Snowden has accused major ... to challenge the excesses of government- for fear of being seen as unpatriotic and punished in the market during a period of heightened nationalism," said Snowden, who did not name any outlet. ...

  8. News - World - SECURITY

    Edward Snowden leaks led to vital debate, says US intelligence chief

    Posted Sep 14th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington Snowden leaks 'led to vital debate' Leaks from Edward Snowden triggered a much needed debate about surveillance in America, even ... labelled former National Security Agency contractor Snowden a traitor who endangered US interests and spies in the field. Clapper, who oversees all 16 US intelligence agencies, predicted ...

  9. News - World - EDWARD SNOWDEN

    Former United States vice-president Al Gore says Snowden performed an important service

    Posted Jun 12th 2014, 04:13am by GDN

    ... The Guardian Former NSA man was more a whistle-blower than a traitor, former US vice-president says Gore says Snowden performed vital service Edward Snowden secured his highest endorsement yet in the US when former vice-president Al Gore described the leaking of top secret intelligence documents as "an important service". Asked if he regarded Snowden as a traitor ...

  10. News - World - SURVEILLANCE

    NSA also serves economic interests: Snowden interview

    Posted Jan 26th 2014, 07:32pm by AFP

    ... leaker Edward Snowden revealed in an extract of an interview with a German television station broadcast yesterday. "If there is information, for example on Siemens, which is in the national interest, but has nothing to do with national security, they will still use this information," Snowden said. The interview was carried out by a journalist for NDR, a regional chain belonging ...




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