John Oliver Interviews Edward Snowden About NSA’s Explicit Photos Scandal

Barry Donegan BenSwann.com 4/6/2015

On last night’s episode of HBO’s Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, Edward Snowden faced tough questions about the way in which he blew the whistle on the National Security Agency’s widespread surveillance of American citizens and discussed the lesser-known fact that NSA agents have access to explicit photos stored on […]

In NSA-intercepted data, those not targeted far outnumber the foreigners who are

Files provided by Snowden show extent to which ordinary Web users are caught in the net

 

 

Barton Gellman, Julie Tate and Ashkan Soltani The Washington Post 7/5/2014

Ordinary Internet users, American and non-American alike, far outnumber legally targeted foreigners in the communications intercepted by the National Security Agency from U.S. digital networks, […]

NSA Scandal: U.S. double agent arrested by German police

Jim Kouri Law Enforcement Examiner 7/4/2014

In the aftermath of the controversy over the United States spy programs such as “Prism,” one agent working for German intelligence agency was arrested and charged with suspicion of spying for the U.S., according to European news sources on Friday.

The suspect allegedly gathered classified information about a special […]

Clapper: NSA performed warrantless searches on Americans' calls and emails

NSA used ‘back door’ to search Americans’ communications Director of national intelligence confirms use of new legal rule Data collected under ‘Prism’ and ‘Upstream’ programs

 

Spencer Ackerman The Guardian [UK] 1 April 2014

US intelligence chiefs have confirmed that the National Security Agency has used a “back door” in surveillance law to perform […]

Yahoo CEO Mayer: we faced jail if we revealed NSA surveillance secrets

Mark Zuckerberg joins Mayer in hitting back at critics of tech companies, saying US government did ‘bad job’ of balancing people’s privacy and duty to protect

Dominic Rushe The Guardian [UK] 11 September 2013 Marissa Mayer, the CEO of Yahoo, and Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook struck back on Wednesday at critics who have charged tech […]