In Lawsuit Against NSA Surveillance, Coalition Moves to Prevent Destruction of Evidence

By: Monday March 10, 2014 4:20 pm

Attorneys from the Electronic Frontier Foundation, which represent twenty-two organizations in a lawsuit against the National Security Agency, have filed a motion to prevent the government from destroying any evidence related to the case. The evidence also apparently relates to other lawsuits against the NSA. The case was filed in July of last year. It [...]

Snowden Warns Us of the Dark Path Ahead

By: Monday March 10, 2014 8:41 am

In written testimony to the European Union (EU), Edward Snowden explained in patient, well-written, detailed prose exactly why what the NSA is doing is so dangerous. Snowden reveals himself an articulate writer, and through that moves from mere whistleblower into an almost philosophical role. His testimony deserves your full read, so you should best stop [...]

Snowden: Spy Services of EU Member States Independently Hawk Domestic Access to NSA, GCHQ

By: Friday March 7, 2014 11:28 am

As part of a European parliamentary committee’s inquiry into electronic massive surveillance on the citizens of European Union member states, former NSA contractor and whistleblower Edward Snowden provided testimony to the committee. Snowden described to the committee how spy services in the EU cooperate with the NSA to monitor citizens in countries without ever having [...]

NSA Director’s Comments Suggest Anti-Leaks Legislation Being Secretly Developed in Response to Snowden

By: Tuesday March 4, 2014 9:01 pm

At a panel on cyber security at Georgetown University, the National Security Agency (NSA) director made statements that suggested the NSA has been working on some kind of “media leaks legislation.” The legislation would obviously be in response to the disclosures from former NSA contractor Edward Snowden, but, until now, there has been no public [...]

Supreme Court Declines to Hear Case That Would Have Challenged NSA Warrantless Surveillance of Lawyers

By: Tuesday March 4, 2014 11:15 am

Whether the warrantless surveillance program carried out by the National Security Agency (NSA) under President George W. Bush was legal is a question the United States Supreme Court is not going to answer. In a case very similar to a lawsuit brought by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) against warrantless surveillance made “legal” by [...]

Hope and Change, NSA Edition

By: Friday February 28, 2014 7:24 am

Hey lookit here, jiggling, shiny keys. Oh wait, I just forgot what I was going to write, but at least I’ve stopped kicking the seat in front of me. Distracting people from real issues with shiny objects is called “hope and change” nowadays. Here’s the latest (and this is not satire.) The Wall Street Journal, [...]

Transcript & Audio of Remarks from NSA Inspector General on Edward Snowden

By: Wednesday February 26, 2014 7:02 pm

The inspector general for the NSA spoke on former NSA contractor Edward Snowden for the first time yesterday. His remarks came during a panel discussion on a “new paradigm of leaking” at Georgetown Law Center that took place in the afternoon and was part of a day-long conference.  A full report on what NSA Inspector [...]

NSA Inspector General Speaks on Snowden for First Time, Says He Was ‘Manic in His Thievery’

By: Tuesday February 25, 2014 9:40 pm

During a day-long conference at the Georgetown University Law Center, Dr. George Ellard, the inspector general for the National Security Agency, spoke for the first time about the disclosures made by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden. In addressing the alleged damage caused by Snowden’s disclosures he compared Snowden to Robert Hanssen, a former FBI agent [...]

Eli Lake Provides Spy Chief Service of Advancing Delusion That He’s Unfair Victim of Snowden’s Leaks

By: Monday February 24, 2014 2:12 pm

Director for National Intelligence James Clapper, who has had to respond to criticisms and concerns about the activities of the US intelligence community as a result of National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden, fashions himself a victim. He believes the world should know that he does not deserve the trials and tribulations he has been [...]

Journalist Glenn Greenwald Suggests He Is Likely to Return to US to Accept Polk Award

By: Wednesday February 19, 2014 3:55 pm

Journalist Glenn Greenwald, who won a prestigious award for reporting on National Security Agency documents from NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, says he will return to the United States to accept the award in April. (Washington Post journalist Barton Gellman, who received documents from Snowden, won an award as well.) Greenwald, along with Ewen MacAskill and [...]

JOHN KIRIAKOU’S LETTERS FROM LORETTO
Kevin Gosztola on Twitter
Advertisement
FOLLOW THE DISSENTER

Close