Top Threat Facing U.S. Is Cyber, Says Outgoing CIA Lawyer
Caroline Krass talked about cyber threats, enhanced interrogation, and future challenges for the new administration.
Democracy Dies in Trump’s Darkness
The president should reverse his administration's campaign against transparency.
Donald Trump Has the Keys to the Most Invasive Surveillance State in History
Will he use it to impose absolute power?
The World’s Largest Porn Site Just Asked Obama to Pardon Edward Snowden
Who would have thought that PornHub would weigh in on a whistleblower case.
Every Move You Make
Over eight years, President Barack Obama has created the most intrusive surveillance apparatus in the world. To what end?
Noted Hacker Edward Snowden Has Some Thoughts on the DNC Hack
The former CIA employee and government contractor blasts his host, Russia, for DNC hack.
EU Parliament Calls For Snowden To Get Asylum
It is unlikely European states will provoke a confrontation with the United States and shelter the whistleblower.
Ed Snowden Signed Up for Twitter. He Follows 1 Account — the NSA.
The days of the world's most famous whistleblower keeping a low profile are over.
The Public Art Project Making the Case for Whistleblowers to Be Regarded as Heroes
By casting Julian Assange, Edward Snowden, and Chelsea Manning in bronze, artist Davide Dormino argues the three activists should be regarded as monumental heroes.
‘We Just Publish What We Believe to Be the Position of the British Government’
That's how Tom Harper, the home affairs correspondent for the <i>Sunday Times</i>, describes his latest story about the fallout of the Snowden revelations.
With the Passage of NSA Reforms, Telecoms Say the Buck Has Been Passed to Them
The two-year fight to overhaul the National Security Agency ended this week with President Barack Obama’s signing of the USA Freedom Act.
Congress Passes Overhaul of NSA Surveillance Program
Ending more than a week of intense debate, the Senate voted on Tuesday to limit the federal government’s vast surveillance powers while keeping many powerful snooping programs intact -- a compromise meant to balance civil liberties concerns with the intelligence community’s insistence that it needs the tools to prevent future attacks against the United States.
Forget the Patriot Act – Here Are the Privacy Violations You Should Be Worried About
America hasn't even begun to have a meaningful debate about curtailing the government's right to spy on citizens.
Tea Party and ACLU Call on Congress to Let Patriot Act Expire
In the literal definition of a strange bedfellows alliance, a top Tea Party group and the American Civil Liberties Union are pressing lawmakers to allow the controversial provisions of the Patriot Act that authorize the National Security Agency's broad surveillance activities to expire.
Surveillance Hawks and Privacy Advocates Agree: House NSA Bill is a Flop
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and privacy advocates both agree the NSA reform bill that just passed the House is a dud.
The NSA Isn’t Likely to Miss Its Illegal Bulk Phone Collection Program
A federal court ruled the NSA's collection of American phone data is illegal. The agency isn't likely to miss it.
How the Chinese Web Came to Believe the CIA Tried to Assassinate Snowden
According to Chinese conspiracy theorists, a PLA unit in Macau stopped the alleged plot.
John Oliver to Ed Snowden: Intel Reform Hangs on Dick Pics
Americans don't care about surveillance. They do care about the government holding on to their naked photos.
Could Petraeus’s Plea Deal Boost Edward Snowden and Other Leakers?
David Petraeus got off relatively easy for leaking classified information to Paula Broadwell. His plea deal might have opened the door to lighter sentences for others who have done the same.