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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Snowden has left us all better informed- that's heroic to me

    Posted Oct 18th 2014, 04:46am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com Snowden did us a valuable service There's a fine line between being a hero and a traitor. Whether Edward Snowden is one or the other depends very much on your ... journalistic conduits. The trio- the other reporter was Glenn Greenwald- were in Hong Kong last year when Snowden handed over a massive trove of secret intelligence documents. To many Americans, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1618768/snowden-has-left-us-all-better-informed-thats-heroic-me
  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Herbert Yardley and Edward Snowden highlight ironies of United States snooping history

    Posted Mar 17th 2014, 03:41am by Chow Chung-Yan

    ... Chow Chung-yan chungyan.chow@scmp.com Yardley, Snowden and historical ironies In 1929, the US government fired a young, talented intelligence officer who institutionalised America's ... of the Espionage Act, which Washington used to seize all his remaining material. Some 84 years later, another young, bright US intelligence officer, Edward Snowden, earned the wrath of the White House. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1450237/herbert-yardley-and-edward-snowden-highlight-ironies-united
  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Why whistle-blowers like Edward Snowden must use drastic measures

    Posted Jan 10th 2014, 04:58am by Hari Kumar

    ... the agency's activities has now identified themselves and recounted how they did it and why. Unlike Edward Snowden, who last year leaked details of the National Security Agency's spy programmes, ... criminal activities, like drug dealing. It is permissible and necessary to stop such activities. Isn't that what this group of people did in 1971 and Edward Snowden did last year? ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1401780/why-whistle-blowers-edward-snowden-must-use-drastic-measures
  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Obama must look at bigger picture in weighing calls to pardon Snowden

    Posted Jan 04th 2014, 03:38am by Hari Kumar

    ... to Obama on Thursday to grant a pardon to former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden. Both argue that his leaks about the NSA started a vital debate about the legality of its vast ... month.  And a powerful section in Washington wants Snowden to be treated as a traitor and jailed. Yesterday a reader survey on US-based news website Huffington Post on whether Snowden was a hero ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1397053/obama-must-look-bigger-picture-weighing-calls-pardon-snowden
  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Obama's NSA reforms vindicate Edward Snowden

    Posted Aug 13th 2013, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com Snowden vindicated by NSA reforms The line between hero and traitor is a thin one indeed. Edward Snowden has been called both. But if there is any doubt about ... the September 11 attacks. At the press conference where Obama made the announcement, the president made a point of saying that Snowden was not "a patriot". At least he didn't call him ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1296248/obamas-nsa-reforms-vindicate-edward-snowden
  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    China missed chance for asylum payback by spurning Edward Snowden

    Posted Jul 17th 2013, 12:00am by Debasish Roy Chowdhury

    ... Debasish Roy Chowdhury debasish.roy@scmp.com Payback chance missed in Snowden exit Nothing tells a story better than numbers. So here's one: 9,541. For all the pussyfooting by China over one Edward Snowden, this many Chinese nationals were granted political asylum in the United States last year. According to the Asylum Trends 2012 report, the US was the world's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1284219/china-missed-chance-asylum-payback-spurning-edward-snowden
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    Snowden's revelations are chilling for us all

    Posted Jul 10th 2013, 12:00am by Hari Kumar

    ... Hari Kumar hari.kumar@scmp.com Snowden case is chilling for all of us The BRICS nations are banding together to protect their information security, it was reported over the weekend. ... the US authorities tell us after Edward Snowden revealed the country's National Security Agency has been tapping the phone calls and e-mails of millions outside the country, including Hong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1279020/snowdens-revelations-are-chilling-us-all
  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Secret court still not out in the open

    Posted Jul 18th 2013, 12:00am by Hari Kumar

    ... Snowden may have scored a first victory, albeit a small one, in his quest to bring details about the secret US surveillance to the public's reach. On Tuesday, the Foreign Intelligence ... don't hold your breath yet. US President Barack Obama in the days after Snowden's leaks surfaced said he welcomed a debate about privacy and security. The problem, however, was few until ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1284944/secret-court-still-not-out-open
  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    United States is a hypocrite on cyberespionage

    Posted May 23rd 2014, 03:15am by Alex Lo

    ... But thanks to Edward Snowden, we now know that US cyberspies have penetrated Huawei's computer systems to glean data and communication from its executives. The funny thing is, given how much ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1518150/united-states-hypocrite-cyberespionage
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    How C.Y. won this spying game

    Posted Jun 26th 2013, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... revelations by Edward Snowden about pervasive US cyberspying have been a propaganda coup for Beijing, but his presence in Hong Kong was a major embarrassment for the administration. Many people were baying for a legal showdown in the courts for his extradition. By shipping him out quietly, Leung has avoided a legal and diplomatic quagmire. Beijing yesterday praised Snowden as a young ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1268895/how-cy-won-spying-game

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