Tag Archives: Whistleblower Edward Snowden

Edward Snowden: Capitol Hill Not Safe From Snooping

Capitol Hill isn’t immune from spies and hackers, former National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden warns. U.S. lawmakers and their staff members need to make sure their digital and phone data – from private emails to upcoming legislation to overseas deals – is protected or it’ll be dangerously insecure, Snowden said at a conference focused on ways reporters can protect their information.

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Edward Snowden to speak to SXSW

NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden who is living as a fugitive in Russia, will speak by teleconference to the South by Southwest festival in Austin on Monday. Snowden fled the US last June with thousands of secret documents, will participate in a discussion and answer audience questions in an 11 a.m. session that will be livestreamed by the Texas Tribune.

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NSA program stopped no terror attacks, says White House panel member

One member from the White House review panel on NSA surveillance said he was “absolutely” surprised when he discovered the agency’s lack of evidence that the bulk collection of telephone call records had thwarted any terrorist attacks.

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Edward Snowden to give evidence to EU parliament

The European parliament is lining up Edward Snowden to give evidence by video link this month, in spite of resistance by British Conservatives, a Green MEP has announced. A German Green MEP, Jan  Philipp Albrecht, said parliamentarians wanted Snowden to appear before the assembly’s committee on civil liberties, justice and home affairs (LIBE).

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NSA infected 50,000 computer networks with malicious software

We are just finding out that the NSA infected more than 50,000 computer networks worldwide with malicious software designed to steal sensitive information. Documents provided by former NSA-employee Edward Snowden and seen by this newspaper, prove this.

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Snowden claims he never took classified files to Russia

Whistleblower Edward Snowden, says he left all classified documents in Hong Kong and took none to Russia after fleeing from his job at the National Security Agency. The former NSA contractor also said he protected the files from China’s spies.

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