John Hollar

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Where were you when Kennedy for iPhone was released?

A minimalist journal that helps you contextualize your memories<p>There's no shortage of apps that want to help you document your life, but there are none quite like Kennedy. The critically acclaimed app Day One has carved out a niche for itself as the go-to journalling app for iOS users, offering a …

NSA's Prism surveillance program: how it works and what it can do

Since Prism was first revealed by the Guardian and the Washington Post, there has been much discussion across the media around exactly what the NSA's …

NSA Prism program taps in to user data of Apple, Google and others

The National Security Agency has obtained direct access to the systems of Google, Facebook, Apple and other US internet giants, according to a top …

Boundless Informant: the NSA's secret tool to track global surveillance data

The National Security Agency has developed a powerful tool for recording and analysing where its intelligence comes from, raising questions about its …

Edward Snowden: the whistleblower behind the NSA surveillance revelations

The individual responsible for one of the most significant leaks in US political history is Edward Snowden, a 29-year-old former technical assistant …

Booz Allen Hamilton: Edward Snowden's US contracting firm

Booz Allen Hamilton, Edward Snowden's employer, is one of America's biggest security contractors and a significant part of the constantly revolving …

Booz Allen’s Top-Secret Workforce

Edward Snowden, a 29-year old employee of consultancy Booz Allen Hamilton, came out as the source of leaked information on government surveillance systems over the weekend, in a fascinating interview with The Guardian’s Glenn Greenwald. The revelation has put the spotlight on Booz Allen, a company …

Letters: Orwell's fears refracted through the NSA's Prism

After we'd fondly imagined that the free, open and accountable society was merely being gradually encroached on by military and commercial interests, …

Meet the contractors analyzing your private data

Private companies are getting rich probing your personal information for the government. Call it Digital Blackwater<p>Amid the torrent of stories about the shocking new revelations about the National Security Agency, few have bothered to ask a central question. Who’s actually doing the work of …

Edward Snowden: more conscientious objector than common thief

Edward Snowden is a very modern spy – neither gun-blazingly dashing nor cat-strokingly sinister. He is young, tech-savvy, quietly articulate and …

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 …

Edward Snowden's explosive NSA leaks have US in damage control mode

Washington was struggling to contain one of the most explosive national security leaks in US history on Monday, as public criticism grew of the …