Bobby Bennett

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Snowden used web crawler tool to access and download 1.7 million Secret NSA Files

<i>National Security Agency (NSA)</i> – the one that had ruled over the privacy of the entire world from countries to individuals, the one with master …

'90s Flash John Wesley Shipp Joins 2014 CW Show 'The Flash' – /Film

<i>Briefly:</i> Perhaps the strangest bit of casting for The CW’s new <i>Arrow</i> spin-off, <b>The Flash</b>, is the role given to the actor who played The Flash for CBS …

Original Flash Actor to Appear in CW's FLASH

Action-Packed Trailer for Paul Walker's BRICK MANSIONS

John D. Rockefeller Biopic in Development at Relatively Media

Bill Gates Talks to TIME About the Three Myths of Global Aid

It’s easy to get fed up when you’re trying to save the world. Progress can be slow, setbacks are constant and few people appreciate exactly what …

Dems: Cede House to save Senate

With Democrats’ grasp on the Senate increasingly tenuous — and the House all but beyond reach — some top party donors and strategists are moving to do something in the midterm election as painful as it is coldblooded: Admit the House can’t be won and go all in to save the Senate.<p>Their calculation …

Edward Snowden: saving us from the United Stasi of America

In my estimation, there has not been in American history a more important leak than Edward Snowden's release of NSA material – and that definitely includes the Pentagon Papers 40 years ago. Snowden's whistleblowing gives us the possibility to roll back a key part of what has amounted to an …

Edward Snowden, NSA files source: 'If they want to get you, in time they will'

Edward Snowden was interviewed over several days in Hong Kong by Glenn Greenwald and Ewen MacAskill.<p><b>Q: Why did you decide to become a whistleblower?</b><p>A: "The NSA has built an infrastructure that allows it to intercept almost everything. With this capability, the vast majority of human communications …

US lawmakers call for review of Patriot Act after NSA surveillance revelations

The White House has said it would consider congressional calls to review the Patriot Act after conceding that revelations over the scale of US surveillance activity had sparked "an appropriate debate".<p>The legislation, which was introduced after the 9/11 attacks, has been cited as the legal basis …

Europe warns US: you must respect the privacy of our citizens

European Union officials have demanded "swift and concrete answers" to their requests for assurances from the US that its mass data surveillance programmes do not breach the fundamental privacy rights of European citizens.<p>The European commission's vice-president, Viviane Reding, has sent a letter …

Edward Snowden and the security state laid bare

Edward Snowden has given up almost everything in his previously comfortable life so that we could know at least some of the ways in which the US government is spying on us. So what will happen to him now?<p>The executive branch of the US government has never been fond of leaks or leakers, of course – …

Senators challenge NSA's claim to have foiled 'dozens' of terror attacks

Two prominent Senate critics of the NSA's dragnet surveillance have challenged the agency's assertion that the spy efforts helped stop "dozens" of terror attacks.<p>Mark Udall and Ron Wyden, both members of the Senate intelligence committee, said they were not convinced by the testimony of the NSA …

The top secret rules that allow NSA to use US data without a warrant

Top secret documents submitted to the court that oversees surveillance by US intelligence agencies show the judges have signed off on broad orders which allow the NSA to make use of information "inadvertently" collected from domestic US communications without a warrant.<p>The Guardian is publishing in …

Snowden spy row grows as US is accused of hacking China

Edward Snowden, the former CIA technician who blew the whistle on global surveillance operations, has opened a new front against the US authorities, claiming they hacked into Chinese mobile phone companies to access millions of private text messages.<p>His latest claims came as US officials, who have …

Secret court lets NSA extend its trawl of Verizon customers' phone records

The National Security Agency has been allowed to extend its dragnet of the telephone records of millions of US customers of Verizon through a court order issued by the secret court that oversees surveillance.<p>In an unprecedented move prompted by the Guardian's disclosure in June of the NSA's …

Microsoft handed the NSA access to encrypted messages

Microsoft has collaborated closely with US intelligence services to allow users' communications to be intercepted, including helping the National Security Agency to circumvent the company's own encryption, according to top-secret documents obtained by the Guardian.<p>The files provided by Edward …

Edward Snowden: 'The US government will say I aided our enemies' – video interview

In the second part of an exclusive interview with Glenn Greenwald and Laura Poitras, former NSA contractor Edward Snowden contemplates the reaction from the US government to his revelations of top-secret documents regarding its spying operations on domestic and foreign internet traffic, email and …

Snowden's Venezuela offer 'last chance' for political asylum – Russian official

Venezuela's offer of asylum could be NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden's "last chance" to avoid extradition to the US, an influential member of the Russian parliament suggested Sunday.<p>Alexei Pushkov, who chairs the Duma's foreign affairs committee and is seen to have the ear of the Kremlin, made the …

NSA surveillance: narrow defeat for amendment to restrict data collection

The first major legislative challenge to the National Security Agency's bulk collection of phone records from millions of Americans was defeated by only a narrow margin on Wednesday, sending a clear signal to the Obama administration that congressional anger about the extent of domestic …

Edward Snowden's father says FBI asked him to fly to Moscow

The father of the whistleblower Edward Snowden has said the FBI tried to persuade him to fly to Moscow so that he could encourage his son to return to the United States.<p>"I said: 'I want to be able to speak with my son … Can you set up communications?' and it was 'Well, we are not sure,'" Lon …

XKeyscore: NSA tool collects 'nearly everything a user does on the internet'

A top secret National Security Agency program allows analysts to search with no prior authorization through vast databases containing emails, online chats and the browsing histories of millions of individuals, according to documents provided by whistleblower Edward Snowden.<p>The NSA boasts in …

Revealed: how US and UK spy agencies defeat internet privacy and security

US and British intelligence agencies have successfully cracked much of the online encryption relied upon by hundreds of millions of people to protect the privacy of their personal data, online transactions and emails, according to top-secret documents revealed by former contractor Edward …

Seymour Hersh on Obama, NSA and the 'pathetic' American media

Seymour Hersh has got some extreme ideas on how to fix journalism – close down the news bureaus of NBC and ABC, sack 90% of editors in publishing and get back to the fundamental job of journalists which, he says, is to be an outsider.<p>It doesn't take much to fire up Hersh, the investigative …

James Clapper calls for Snowden and 'accomplices' to return NSA documents

James Clapper, the director of national intelligence, has issued a blistering condemnation of Edward Snowden, calling the surveillance disclosures published by the Guardian and other news outlets a “perfect storm” that would endanger American lives.<p>Testifying before a rare and unusually raucous …

Whoa! Watch Shia LaBeouf Headbutt A Dude During Insane Bar Brawl!!

Yeah, how’s that keeping a low profile thing working out for you <b>Shia</b>?<p>LaBeouf got into a insane bar brawl Thursday night which culminated in the …

Justin Bieber Is Being 'Urged to Check Into Rehab' For Sake Of Career

<b>Justin Bieber</b>'s people are reportedly begging the teen to check himself into rehab for the sake of his career.<p>Justin's well publicized questionable …

'Dumb and Dumber To' Finishes Filming, Declared 'Best Movie of All Time'

Just like parents consider their children to be the greatest kids in the world, director Peter Farrelly is proclaiming that "Dumb and Dumber To" could be "the best movie of all time."<p>Farrelly made that declaration in a Reddit AMA after a user asked for news on the sequel to the 1994 comedy starring …

Sinister Six & Venom Spiderman Spinoff Details Revealed