In a wide-ranging interview in The Guardian, NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden says that the NSA routinely passes around nude photographs that they intercept from innocent Americans: Snowden: During the course of their work, (NSA employees) stumble across something that is completely unrelated to their work in any sort of necessary sense, for example, an intimate nude […]
In the latest leak from NSA whistle blower Edward Snowden, The Washington Post reports that the communications of innocent Americans, including emails, photos, and documents, vastly outnumber the communications of foreigners suspected of terrorism collected by the NSA. Ordinary Internet users, American and non-American alike, far outnumber legally targeted foreigners in the communications intercepted by the National […]
Did Edward Snowden place too much faith in the American system of government? When Snowden first met with Greenwald, he emphasized that his biggest fear about blowing the whistle on the largest surveillance scheme in human history was that nothing would come of it. Now, just less than a year out from when the first […]
The NSA is secretly recording every single cell phone conversation in the Bahamas according to documents provided by Edward Snowden. From The Intercept: The surveillance is part of a top-secret system – code-named SOMALGET – that was implemented without the knowledge or consent of the Bahamian government. Instead, the agency appears to have used access legally obtained […]
It appears tech giants will no longer comply with the government’s demand that they hand over users’ data without telling them. Major U.S. technology companies have largely ended the practice of quietly complying with investigators’ demands for e-mail records and other online data, saying that users have a right to know in advance when their […]
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