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Read Glenn Greenwald’s account of the 11 days he spent in Hong Kong with Snowden in his book, No Place to Hide: Edward Snowden, the NSA, and the U.S. Surveillance State.
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“The U.S. government charged former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden with three felonies, including two under the Espionage Act. He now becomes the eighth person to be charged under the Espionage Act under Obama, according to Firedoglake. That is more than double all previous presidents combined.”
Find out more on Slate.
An intimate article about Laura Poitras and the making of CITIZENFOUR from The New Yorker.
Read the results of Amnesty Internationals poll on the Guardian.
“Amnesty International, Liberty and Privacy International have announced today they are taking the UK Government to the European Court of Human Rights over its indiscriminate mass surveillance practices. The legal challenge is based on documents made available by the whistle-blower Edward Snowden which revealed mass surveillance practices taking place on an industrial scale.”
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Nearly two years after Snowden leaked highly classified information to journalists, intelligence officials continue to claim that his disclosures have caused grave damage to national security.
Find out more on Vice News.
“Appearing by telepresence robot, Edward Snowden speaks at TED2014 about surveillance and Internet freedom. The right to data privacy, he suggests, is not a partisan issue, but requires a fundamental rethink of the role of the internet in our lives — and the laws that protect it. ‘Your rights matter,” he says, “because you never know when you’re going to need them.’ Chris Anderson interviews, with special guest Tim Berners-Lee.”
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Ever since he came forward as the source behind the leaks that outed PRISM, Edward Snowden has received an enormous amount of attention from the media. But Edward Snowden is only the most recent successor in a line of whistleblowers that have shaped contemporary history.
Take a look at some of Snowden’s forerunners and examine how they have fared on Mic.