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Edward J. Snowden
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Edward J. Snowden revealed to the world that the U.S. government collects emails, records telephone calls and snoops through other communications of just about everybody. This disclosure set off an overdue debate on the meaning and limits of privacy and surveillance in the modern age.
Millions of Americans will take advantage of Black Friday sales to snap up bargains on the latest smart television sets, tablets and mobile phones. As they plug in these electronic gadgets, many consumers may be wondering whether they'll be reporting back on their viewing habits to the government.
The father of National Security Agency leaker Edward J. Snowden arrived Thursday in Moscow hoping to meet his son, who is a fugitive from a federal indictment and has been granted temporary asylum in Russia.
The British equivalent of the National Security Agency launched a cyberattack against Belgium's biggest telecommunications company that is being criminally investigated in Brussels, Germany's Der Spiegel newspaper reported.
The Obama administration shares with Israeli intelligence the vast data dumps the National Security Agency vacuums up from the Internet without removing private information about Americans, even though Israel is one of the nations that spy most aggressively on the United States, according to leaked documents.
The U.S. government stands accused of “betraying the Internet” by using financial incentives, secret courts and outright theft to acquire the digital keys to widely used computer encryption technologies upon which e-commerce and Web privacy depend.
British officials said Friday that the trove of documents taken by National Security Agency leaker Edward J. Snowden, which it seized earlier this week at Heathrow airport, contains more than 58,000 "highly classified UK intelligence documents," which the government now assumes are in foreign hands.
Civil liberties advocates were incandescent Friday at reports that National Security Agency eavesdroppers broke privacy rules or overstepped their legal authority thousands of times every year while implementing the broad, suspicion-less data-gathering programs exposed by leaker Edward J. Snowden.
The man who ran the encrypted email service used by NSA leaker Edward J. Snowden believes he only escaped jail because of all the media attention on the case.