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  1. Snowden persuaded other NSA workers to give up passwords

    Posted Nov 08th 2013, 11:10am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Washington Former U.S. National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden used login credentials and passwords provided unwittingly by colleagues at a spy base in Hawaii to access some of the classified material he leaked to the media, sources said. A handful of agency employees who gave their login details to Snowden were identified, questioned and removed from ...

  2. News - Hong Kong

    Whistleblower Edward Snowden hailed as hero on social media

    Posted Jun 10th 2013, 09:49am by Xenia Chan

    ... Xenia Chan The response on social media to the unveiling of NSA’s biggest intelligence leak source, Edward Snowden, has been divided with some calling him a traitor, however the response to his coming out has been overwhelmingly positive, with the majority calling him a hero. According to Buzzfeed, a technology platform, the current numbers on Twitter of those calling Snowden ...

  3. News - Hong Kong

    US hasn't made requests with Hong Kong over Snowden, say sources

    Posted Jun 15th 2013, 11:01pm by Staff Reporters

    ... The US government has not yet raised any official requests with Hong Kong over whistleblower Edward Snowden who is hiding in the city, a source familiar with the situation told the South China Morning Post. The source also rejected some earlier reports from the United States that suggested that Hong Kong and United States government lawyers are working together on the Snowden ...

  4. News - Hong Kong

    NSA whistleblower content to have sparked surveillance debate, says reporter

    Posted Jun 10th 2013, 02:53pm by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com The search for NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden's whereabouts in Hong Kong ended up with a meeting at a Kowloon hotel on Monday morning ... have taken place at the W Hotel at Kowloon Station. This has led some to speculate that Snowden, who according to The Guardian has been in Hong Kong since May 20th, may have been staying ...

  5. News - China

    EXCLUSIVE: NSA targeted China's Tsinghua University in extensive hacking attacks, says Snowden

    Posted Jun 22nd 2013, 11:24pm by Lana Lam

    ... this year, according to information leaked by Edward Snowden. It is not known how many times the prestigious university has been attacked by the NSA but details shown to the Post by Snowden reveal ... at least 63 computers and servers in Tsinghua University have been hacked by the NSA. Snowden said the information he shared on the Tsinghua University attacks provided evidence of NSA hacking ...

  6. News - World - UNITED STATES

    US House to debate funding for NSA data mining

    Posted Jul 24th 2013, 11:37am by Agence France-Presse in Washington, District of Columbia

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington, District of Columbia Debate comes six weeks after Edward Snowden's revelations US lawmakers will begin debate as early as Tuesday on whether ... Edward Snowden, divulged details of huge programs that collect telephone and Internet data on millions of Americans and foreigners. A handful of liberal Democrats have joined Tea Party ...

  7. News - Hong Kong

    Surveillance whistleblower Edward Snowden hiding in Hong Kong

    Posted Jun 10th 2013, 08:59am by Staff Reporters

    ... Staff reporters One of America's most consequential whistleblowers, Edward Snowden, came out of hiding in Hong Kong on Monday. The 29-year-old employee of defence contractor Booz ... with their apparent co-operation Snowden is said to have arrived in Hong Kong on May 20 from his home in Hawaii. He has been staying at an unnamed "plush hotel" ever since, running up high bills ...

  8. News - Hong Kong

    Treaty gives Hong Kong option to reject Snowden extradition to the US

    Posted Jun 10th 2013, 10:56am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff reporter Hong Kong could refuse to extradite US whistleblower Edward Snowden if Beijng wanted to keep him, according to a treaty signed between the United States and Hong Kong almost ... Republic of China, according to the US-Hong Kong Extradition Treaty signed in 1997.  Snowden chose to seek refuge in Hong Kong because of the city's "strong tradition of free ...

  9. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Before Snowden, Mark Klein tried to expose warrantless US surveillance

    Posted Jun 13th 2013, 12:58pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in San Francisco Before there was Edward Snowden and the leak of explosive documents showing widespread government surveillance, there was Mark Klein ... disclosures to determine if they bolster their case. Snowden, 29, a former CIA employee who most recently worked as a contractor for the National Security Agency, admitted leaking details of two ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    American exceptionalism, seen through the prism of American blunders

    Posted Jun 14th 2013, 08:47am by Reuters

    ... China’s IP theft when these practices work perfectly well and Beijing can categorise America’s cyber practices as a step too far, also? In recent interviews, Edward Snowden, the man who leaked ...




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