Tag Archives: Edward Snowden

Movie Theaters Are Resorting To Scare Tactics (And Oliver Stone) To Get You To Turn Your Phone Off

Source: Movie Theaters Are Resorting To Scare Tactics (And Oliver Stone) To Get You To Turn Your Phone Off – Digg

Snowden Designs a Device to Warn if Your iPhone’s Radios Are Snitching

Your smartphone’s radio can be used to spy on you. The exiled NSA leaker teamed up with renowned hardware hacker Bunnie Huang to stop it.

Source: Snowden Designs a Device to Warn if Your iPhone’s Radios Are Snitching | WIRED

‘State of Surveillance’ with Edward Snowden and Shane Smith

National hero Edward Snowden explains–with chilling detail–the real world dangers of the illegal government surveillance programs he disclosed and the reality that they aren’t used to stop terrorism.

Exclusive: Snowden Tried to Tell NSA About Surveillance Concerns, Documents Reveal

Let the record show that Mr. Snowden did, in fact, attempt to go through the “proper channels” to bring light to his concerns before going public with information regarding the unlawful collection of data by the United States government.

More than 800 pages of formerly classified NSA documents, including emails sent from the highest levels of government, give unprecedented insight into both Edward Snowden’s final weeks at the agency and its response to his historic leaks.

Source: Exclusive: Snowden Tried to Tell NSA About Surveillance Concerns, Documents Reveal | VICE News

Edward Snowden performed ‘public service,’ Eric Holder says

The former U.S. Attorney General who once deemed Mr. Snowden a traitor, admits that he might have been hasty in that assumption. Meanwhile, we could just add this to the growing list of things Mr. Holder might’ve been wrong about….

I think Snowden himself tweeted it best:

“We can certainly argue about the way in which Snowden did what he did, but I think that he actually performed a public service by raising the debate that we engaged in,” Holder said.

Source: Edward Snowden performed ‘public service,’ Eric Holder says | NOLA.com

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Rand Paul Says No Pardon for Snowden—Or the US Government

This is an interesting take on the Snowden kerfluffle: a moderate view that says that Snowden should be punished within the context of his alleged crime (essentially amounting to a slap on the wrist compared to the current administration and Republican frontrunners’ plans to hang him, or worse) but also saying that the US government must also be held accountable to the higher crimes committed against the People of the United States.

People always want to cast Edward Snowden as a hero or as a villain, but the presidential hopeful says he has “mixed feelings.”

Source: Rand Paul Says No Pardon for Snowden—Or the US Government | WIRED