Edward Snowden

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Snowden Bashes Nunes: I Was More Careful With Govt Secrets Than You Are

Edward Snowden spoke out this week against the process in which House Republicans sought to release a memo full of classified government information. Jake Laperruque, a lawyer for the Project on Government Oversight, tweeted Thursday how House Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes (R-CA), who had once called Snowden a traitor for his 2013 leak of surveillance […]

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Chelsea Manning prepares for freedom: ‘I want to breathe the warm spring air’

On Wednesday, after seven years, Chelsea Manning will walk out of military prison a free woman. Edward Snowden leads the tributes, and tells the Guardian how Manning left behind the safety of silence to speak a truth that saved lives On Wednesday, some time after dawn, the security gates at the US disciplinary barracks at […]

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Edward Snowden not worried about Putin turning him over to Trump

American national security whistleblower who has been stranded in Russia since 2013 says it would be crazy to dismiss prospect of extradition to US Edward Snowden has said he is unafraid of Russian president Vladimir Putin turning him over to the US as a favor to President-elect Donald Trump. The national security whistleblower, speaking during […]

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FBI investigation of leaked NSA hacking tools examines operative’s ‘mistake’

As explanations swirl in Washington for how tools were stolen, sources say an agent, an unsecured computer and Russian hackers are the focus A careless agent. A cache of hacking tools left on a remote and unsecured computer. A shadowy group of Russian hackers. A fire-sale on the deep web. This is the current focus […]

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The Washington Post is wrong: Edward Snowden should be pardoned | Trevor Timm

Theres little truth in the five charges most often levelled at the whistleblower. Heres why he deserves acclaim, not punishment With the launch of Oliver Stones Snowden film this past weekend came a renewed push for a editorialized against it despite its own paper winning the Pulitzer Prize for reporting on his leaked documents. They […]

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