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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Snowden right to put his trust in Hong Kong's fair and open courts

    Posted Jun 14th 2013, 12:00am by DENNIS KWOK

    ... Dennis Kwok Dennis Kwok says Edward Snowden's trust in the independence of Hong Kong courts is well founded, given that any extradition to the US must satisfy a judicial procedure, whatever the politics Best defence Hong Kong has been thrust into the international spotlight after it was revealed that American whistle-blower Edward Snowden sought refuge in our city while he ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    National security meets personal safety in Snowden case

    Posted Jun 15th 2013, 12:00am by Regina Ip

    ... Regina Ip Regina Ip says the Edward Snowden case highlights key security dilemmas in these jittery times, and what happens next will test not just Hong Kong's legal system but also Beijing's mettle Safe from harm? Six days ago, former CIA operative Edward Snowden shocked the world by revealing- from a location in Hong Kong- the US government's massive computer ...

  3. News - World

    US leaker Snowden under criminal investigation: FBI

    Posted Jun 13th 2013, 11:28pm by AGENCIES

    ... years, were his first in public since the classified surveillance programmes were exposed by Edward Snowden, a former US National Security Agency technology contractor now in hiding in Hong Kong. ... that they had been leaked by Snowden. Senator Dianne Feinstein, the Democrat chairwoman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, was the first to disclose the records were eventually destroyed. ...

  4. News - World

    Video games and women: What cheeky Snowden bragged about as a teenager

    Posted Jun 14th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in San Francisco Boastful high school dropout Snowden worked for friends' company Cheeky humour of teenager who edited online anime Long before he became known as the National Security Agency contractor who exposed top- secret US government surveillance programmes, Edward Snowden worked for a Japanese anime company run by friends and went by the nicknames "The True ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    US surveillance policy shows it cannot be trusted

    Posted Jun 12th 2013, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... example of good governance, the moral judge of democracy, rule of law, media freedom and basic rights. These are standards by which we all should ideally live. Yet the case of Edward Snowden ... of other governments has rankled, especially while the US military continues to hold without trial foreign detainees at its Guantanamo Bay facility. Snowden's claims, backed by documents ...

  6. News - World

    Tim Berners-Lee: NSA and GCHQ is 'dysfunctional and unaccountable'

    Posted Nov 07th 2013, 12:13pm by The Guardian

    ... ubiquitous www and http, Berners-Lee is uniquely qualified to comment on the internet spying that has been revealed by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden. In an interview, he expressed particular ... politicians- including prime minister David Cameron- who have called for the Guardian to be investigated over its reporting of the Snowden leaks, Berners-Lee sees both the news organisation and Snowden ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Cybersnooping revelations raise key issues

    Posted Jun 15th 2013, 12:00am

    ... on the details exposed by former CIA computer technician Edward Snowden, however, its surveillance programme appears to be more intrusive than previously thought. Reports of Orwell's book making the top 100 bestseller list in the US within days of Snowden's revelations show there is keen interest in the subject. Concerns by the international community underlines the growing ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    A brave new world of hi-tech tyranny

    Posted Jun 14th 2013, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com MY TAKE A brave new world of hi-tech tyranny US officials and tech company executives have rhapsodised for years about how the internet- and more recently social media- will free the world of tyranny and promote democracy. The exposure by Edward Snowden of America's massive surveillance programme rather says the opposite. Too often, we associate ...

  9. News - World

    US defends surveillance tactics in war on terrorism

    Posted Jun 20th 2013, 12:00am by WASHINGTON POST, AP

    ... today, they're all valuable pieces to bring that mosaic together." General Keith Alexander, head of the National Security Agency, said details of the two programmes disclosed by Snowden were not closely held within the secretive agency. Alexander said after the hearing that most of the documents accessed by Snowden, a former systems analyst on contract to the NSA, were ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Time to stop the tech giants snooping on us

    Posted Jun 13th 2013, 12:00am by Graeme Maxton

    ... much about us Eye of the storm The events surrounding whistle-blower Edward Snowden, the ex-CIA analyst and until a few days ago a Booz Allen Hamilton employee, have an element of tragedy ... 12 years is minuscule compared to those caused by heart disease, road accidents and even childbirth. Instead of being distracted by the hounding of Snowden, we should be asking ourselves why ...




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