The NSA whistleblower says: 'I have never spoken with, worked with, or provided any journalistic materials to the Independent' (Updated below) The Independent this morning published an article - which
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Many Americans have been perplexed about how to view the prosecution of Chelsea Manning, who was sentenced this week under the name Bradley Manning. On the one hand, they’re not comfortable with the notion
Since rumors began to spread that a startup called Palantir helped to kill Osama bin Laden, Alex Karp hasn’t had much time to himself. On one sun-baked July morning in Silicon Valley Palantir’s lean 45-year-old
By Barton Gellman Barton Gellman Bio Follow The National Security Agency has broken privacy rules or overstepped its legal authority thousands of times each year since Congress granted the agency broad
By Editorial Board THE COSTS of the Edward Snowden affair continue to mount for the Obama administration — though so far the visible damage is primarily political, rather than national security-related.