Edward Snowden will not get a presidential pardon. The White House has responded to a petition set up in June 2013 using the 'We the people' site
The following extracts of NSA intercepts of French leadership and presidents have been leaked by whistleblowing organisation Wikileaks
The US Senate has passed the USA Freedom Act putting an end to the mass collection of Americans' telephone records by the National Security Agency.
The US National Security Agency (NSA) has temporary lost its authority to collect bulk phone records. The surveillance programme made public by
The US Senate has failed to reach a deal over extending anti-terrorist laws that let its security services collect phone data. It means the law known
Taking a stand in Berlin’s Alexanderplatz are whistleblowers Chelsea Manning, Julian Assange and Edward Snowden. The life-size bronze statues were
A controversial bronze statute of intelligence leaker Edward Snowden was secretly erected over night in a New York city park. Artists put a statue of
Edward Snowden has made a public appeal for Switzerland to grant him asylum. The fugitive former US spy agency contractor told an audience in Geneva
The International Film Festival and Forum on Human Rights (FIFDH) is one of the most important events dedicated to cinema and human rights worldwide
A few days before New Zealand’s general elections, Kim Dotcom has turned a rally of the Internet Party into a star-studded panel against Internet
July 31, 2014 marks one year since NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden was granted political asylum in Russia.
The former National Security Agency
Intelligence agencies have screened trillions of citizens’ private communications over the vaguest of threats, Edward Snowden has claimed.
Duane Jackson is a street vendor in New York City’s Times Square. He is also an American hero.
Four years ago, this Vietnam war veteran, along with
In the wake of the Snowden revelations, digital rights organisations, such as the Electronic Frontier Foundation, individuals and companies such as
US and UK spy agencies have been developing methods of scooping up user data from smartphone apps such as Angry Birds, it has emerged.
Former U.S. National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden told German TV on Sunday about reports that U.S. government officials want to
In an online question-and-answer session on Thursday evening, NSA contractor turned whistle-blower in exile Edward Snowden answered 13 questions from
The US National Security Agency has embedded spying software in 100,000 computers around the world to carry out surveillance on friend and foe alike
A European Parliament committee has voted in favour of allowing whistlebower Edward Snowden to testify to the chamber in a special hearing. The
The New York Times has urged the American government to grant former NSA contractor Edward Snowden clemency or a reduced punishment owing to the