Former congressman Ron Paul is praising lawmakers on Capitol Hill for failing to approve the USA Freedom Act last week, even though the bill would have reformed some of the policies of the National Security Agency.
In the first major study since NSA contractor Edward Snowden blew the whistle on the government’s domestic spying programs, Americans are wary about online invasions of privacy, according to a national survey.
Actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt is now confirmed to play the role of National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden in an upcoming Oliver Stone-directed film, ending months of speculation surrounding who would be selected.
Oscar-winning director Oliver Stone wants to make a documentary about Russian President Vladimir Putin. But first, Stone will finish his new movie about the fugitive NSA-contributor turned whistleblower Edward Snowden.
The legacies of Edward Snowden, Julian Assange, and Chelsea Manning will be enshrined in bronze by a sculptor who is offering a fourth empty chair alongside the trio to anyone who has the courage to side with them, stand up and change things.
After US President Barack Obama entered office in 2009 pledging transparency and open government, it was a refreshing wind of change from the locked-down Bush years. The reality, however, has fallen dramatically short of the promise.
When it comes to dealing with terrorism US intelligence community feels like it operates with one hand tied behind their back because of whistleblowers like Snowden and Manning, intelligence analyst Glenmore Trenear-Harvey told RT.
Federal authorities in the United States have reportedly set their sights on a government contractor suspected of being the source responsible for leaking documents in the aftermath of the unauthorized disclosures attributed to Edward Snowden.
Across the political and media elite in Australia, a silence has descended on the memory of the great, reforming prime minister Gough Whitlam, who has died. His achievements are recognized, if grudgingly, his mistakes noted in false sorrow.
Mass surveillance carried by intelligence agencies is “indiscriminately corrosive of online privacy” and poses a “direct and ongoing challenge” to international law, says a new report from the UN Special Rapporteur.