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The Snowden files: why the British public should be worried about GCHQ

When the Guardian offered John Lanchester access to the GCHQ files, the journalist and novelist was initially unconvinced. But what the papers told him was alarming: that Britain is sliding towards an entirely new kind of surveillance society<p>In August, the editor of the Guardian rang me up and …

Privacy activists sue UK government over PRISM and Tempora

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Credit: Image courtesy of Tim Morris<p>Privacy International, a London-based group of activists, has sued the British government …

U.S. bugged EU offices, computer networks: German magazine

BERLIN (Reuters) - The United States has bugged European Union offices and gained access to EU internal computer networks, according to secret documents cited in a German magazine on Saturday, the latest in a series of exposures of alleged U.S. spy programs.<p>A general view of the large former …

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Ecuador: Snowden travel doc issued from London embassy “has no validity” | Ars Technica

Consul wrote, but didn't sign, document for Snowden—asylum still in limbo.<p>As far as anyone knows, Edward Snowden remains in bureaucratic limbo inside …

Sorry, that's classified: Army blocks staff access to The Guardian

In an attempt to keep classified information on the NSA’s vast and varied spying programs off of unauthorized computers, the US Army is blocking access to the website of UK newspaper <i>The Guardian</i> on its network<i>.</i> Writing to the <i>Monterey Herald</i><i>,</i> an Army spokesman stated that "some access to press …

Greenwald: Snowden’s Files Are Out There if “Anything Happens” To Him

Snowden has shared encoded copies of all the documents he took so that they won’t disappear if he does, Glenn Greenwald tells Eli Lake.<p>As the U.S. …

Demonizing Edward Snowden: Which Side Are You On?

As I write this, a bunch of reporters are flying from Moscow to Havana on an Aeroflot Airbus 330, but Edward Snowden isn’t sitting among them. His whereabouts are unknown. He might still be in the V.I.P. lounge at Sheremetyevo International Airport. He could have left on another plane. There are …

Sky News - First For Breaking News From The UK And Around The World

Top Stories<p>The Latest News from the UK and Around the World | Sky News<p>The Britons were among seven people on board a helicopter when it crashed …

Edward Snowden Didn't Show For Flight From Moscow To Havana, Cuba, And Now A Bunch Of Journalists Are Stuck On The Plane

This weekend NSA whistleblower/leaker Edward Snowden left a government safe house in Hong Kong and flew to Moscow, where he then booked a flight to Cuba.<p>A bunch of journalists booked seats on the same flight from Moscow to Havana.<p>Snowden didn't show.<p>The Guardian put it this way: "Edward Snowden not …

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Whistleblower Snowden escapes arrest in Hong Kong thanks to US errors

Edward Snowden was five hours into his flight from Hong Kong, having already been served one of two hot meals, when news of his departure to Moscow …

NSA surveillance: don't underestimate the extraordinary power of metadata

'To be remembered after we are dead," wrote Hazlitt, "is but poor recompense for being treated with contempt while we are living." Cue President …

Snowden is 'not on plane' to Cuba in Ecuador asylum bid

<b>The location of former US intelligence contractor Edward Snowden is unclear after a flight he was expected to take from Russia apparently left without him on board.</b><p>Reports suggested he would fly to the Cuban capital Havana on his way to Ecuador where he is seeking asylum.<p>US Secretary of State John …

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UK cops knew that banks, lawyers, rich people and others routinely hired criminal hackers to spy on people, did nothing about it

The Independent reports that the UK Serious Organised Crime Agency supplied secret evidence to the Leveson Inquiry (on phone-hacking by newspapers) …

PRISM Whistleblower Edward Snowden Exits Hong Kong for Ecuador

Edward Snowden, the former NSA contractor who exposed PRISM, has left Hong Kong for Moscow and is now receiving aid from WikiLeaks. <b>Update: Snowden is en-route to Ecuador. See more at foot of post.</b><p>In a statement released by the WikiLeaks team, Snowden “is bound for a democratic nation via a safe …

David Gregory To Glenn Greenwald: 'Why Shouldn't You Be Charged With A Crime?' (VIDEO)

"Meet the Press" host David Gregory asked columnist Glenn Greenwald why he shouldn't be charged with a crime for working with NSA leaker Edward Snowden.<p>Greenwald was on to discuss his source's Sunday morning flight from Hong Kong to Moscow. (It is unclear where Snowden will ultimately land, though …

NSA leaks: US and Britain team up on mass surveillance

Twelve years ago, in an almost forgotten report, the European parliament completed its investigations into a long-suspected western intelligence …

Snowden arrives at Moscow airport from Hong Kong

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/988000/988981_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1522594740_7bba9a899388f5998160deaf38aba1da<p><b>The US intelligence fugitive Edward Snowden has arrived in Moscow on a flight from Hong Kong.</b><p>But he is only thought to be in transit before leaving for …

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WikiLeaks Statement On Edward Snowden’s Exit From Hong Kong

Mr Edward Snowden, the American whistleblower who exposed evidence of a global surveillance regime conducted by US and UK intelligence agencies, has …

Support NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, says Julian Assange

The WikiLeaks founder, Julian Assange, has called on the world to "step forward and stand with" Edward Snowden, after the NSA whistleblower was …

Edward Snowden leaves Hong Kong for Moscow

The NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden has flown out of Hong Kong, where he had been in hiding since identifying himself as the source of revelations …

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Snowden on the Run

Leaker Flees Hong Kong for Moscow, Asks Ecuador for Asylum<p>A global cat-and-mouse game involving the admitted leaker of National Security Agency secrets exploded into a diplomatic scramble, as U.S. authorities sought to catch Edward Snowden before he reached his next goal: political asylum in …

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U.S. seeks Snowden extradition in NSA leaks case

The United States has contacted authorities in Hong Kong to seek the extradition of Edward Snowden, the man who admitted leaking top-secret details about U.S. surveillance programs, a senior U.S. administration official said Saturday.<p>Federal prosecutors charged Snowden with espionage and theft of …

Amid Ire At U.S., Germany Does Its Own Domestic Spying

Revelations of widespread U.S. spying on foreign Internet communications put a damper on President Obama's first state visit to Berlin. The German chancellor and other officials there say they want to know more about what the National Security Agency is looking at.<p>Yet the backlash has been more …

NSA leaks: US seeks Snowden extradition from Hong Kong

<b>The White House has contacted Hong Kong for the extradition of US intelligence fugitive Edward Snowden, who leaked details of secret surveillance.</b><p>The Obama administration confirmed to the BBC that it had asked for his transfer under an agreement between the US and the Chinese territory.<p>A senior …

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