Edward Snowden

John McAfee: The NSA is running on ‘sheer luck’ — and that’s a travesty

Surveillance programs are largely designed for the express purpose of targeting citizens, pure and simple, says John McAfee. And there's something fundamentally wrong with this concept. Something un-American. It's the antithesis of freedom.

Edward Snowden touts Signal for your end-to-end encrypted messaging needs

Edward Snowden needs to be extra careful on the Internet, and one of the ways he keeps safe is by using Signal, an end-to-end encrypted messaging app launching on the Google Play store today.

European Parliament votes to drop Edward Snowden’s criminal charges

European Parliament has voted in favor of dropping Edward Snowden's criminal charges, letting him seek asylum and be protected against U.S. extradition. It is a landmark step by Europe to defy America.

Up to 90 pct of U.S. drone strikes hit the wrong target, major leak reveals

A massive leak reveals the true costs of U.S. drone warfare and how it's carried out. How people are placed on ‘kill lists,' the secret criteria for drone strikes, the 60-day ‘window for lethal action,' and more.
Social Media

Edward Snowden has finally joined Twitter

Just a few days after Neil deGrasse Tyson asked him to join Twitter, Edward Snowden sent out his first tweet to the masses.

Snowden re-emerges from Russian isolation with alien encryption theories

It seems that Edward Snowden's life in Russia may just be a little boring. He has moved on from leaking national secrets to sharing theories about how aliens might be communicating with mankind.

White House response to petition for Edward Snowden’s pardon — “No”

The White House has shot down a two year old petition that had called for the pardon of NSA whistle-blower Edward Snowden, with the administration maintaining its hard line stance on the issue.

The NSA promises to delete its phone metadata early next year

The NSA has said that it will delete its records of Americans' phone metadata later this year following the introduction of the USA Freedom Act.
Movies & TV

The first teaser for Oliver Stone’s Snowden biopic keeps it simple … and cryptic

Open Road Films has released the first teaser trailer for Snowden, Oscar-winning filmmaker Oliver Stone's biopic of former National Security Agency analyst Edward Snowden, which hits theaters in December.

NSA’s surveillance programs may be costing the tech industry up to $35 billion in lost revenue

According to the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF), the NSA's programs are hitting the country where it really hurts -- the collective pocketbook, costing U.S. tech companies up to $35 billion.
Cool Tech

Now you can 3D print your own 8-inch replica of the Brooklyn Snowden bust

The artists behind the removed Edward Snowden bust in Brooklyn have made a 3D printable version of it for anyone to have. Snowden fans with a 3D printer can now have an exact, 8-inch replica of the bust.

Artists demand that the NYPD return Edward Snowden bust in a letter from their lawyer

A group of unknown artists placed a bronze bust of NSA leaker Edward Snowden in a Brooklyn park. It was later removed by park officials and the NYPD are investigating who made it. The artists are now demand its return.