Tag: Edward Snowden

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Vanity Fair Claims Peter Thiel to Chair U.S. Intelligence Board

Silicon Valley was sent into a dither this week after Vanity Fair indicated that legendary venture capitalist and Trump supporter Peter Thiel is about to become Chairman of the President’s Intelligence Advisory Board (PIAB).

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Total Vetting Fail: Left-Wing Snowden Fan Girl Reality Winner Gets Access to Our NSA Secrets

It reads like something out of a screwball comedy: a far-left activist named “Reality Leigh Winner” somehow received clearance to work for the National Security Agency, which she allegedly proceeded to rob of classified material in the name of the kookburger anti-Trump “Resistance.” In the post-Edward Snowden era, how does someone like this get anywhere near sensitive data?

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U.S, Appeals Court Rules Wikipedia Can Pursue NSA Surveillance Lawsuit

(Reuters) — A federal appeals court on Tuesday revived a Wikipedia lawsuit that challenges a U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) program of mass online surveillance, and claims that the government unconstitutionally invades people’s privacy rights.

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Obama Frees Chelsea Manning and 273 More Criminals

President Barack Obama announced his plan to free Chelsea Manning (who changed his name from Bradley) after leaking classified military documents to Wikileaks and being sentenced to 35 years in prison for his crimes.

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18 Major Scandals in Obama’s ‘Scandal-Free’ Presidency

President Obama and his mouthpieces have embarked on a bizarre scheme to hypnotize America into forgetting the many scandals of his presidency. They seem to think that intoning “this administration hasn’t had a scandal” over and over again will make history disappear. It’s the lamest Jedi Mind Trick ever, and is being pushed on people who know Star Wars is just a movie.

The 24 hour Ops room inside GCHQ, Cheltenham. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Tuesday November, 17, 2015. See PA story POLICE Paris Cyber. Photo credit should read: Ben Birchall/PA Wire

Report: U.S., UK Spied on Israeli Diplomats

British intelligence spied on Israeli diplomats and defense firms in addition to its military, the French daily Le Monde reported based on leaked documents.

Travelers queue up at the security checkpoint in Denver International Airport in Denver, Saturday, Dec. 23, 2006. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

U.S. and UK Spies Intercepting Airline Passengers’ Mobile Data

PARIS (AFP) – American and British spy agencies have tried to intercept data from passengers’ mobile phones on commercial airlines including Air France, media reports say, citing documents from US whistleblower Edward Snowden.

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Norway Appeals Court Rejects Snowden Extradition Lawsuit

(Reuters) — A Norwegian appeals court has rejected a lawsuit from fugitive former U.S. spy contractor Edward Snowden against the Norwegian government, upholding the verdict of a lower court, it said on Wednesday.

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Establishment Dilemma: Pardon Edward Snowden or Hang Him

There is an increasing roar coming from the hard libertarians, the hard left and the hard right demanding that former National Security Agency (NSA) analyst-turned-cyber-security leaker Edward Snowden be pardoned, but the U.S. political establishment would rather hang him.

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Oliver Stone: Intel Experts Tell Me DNC Hack Was ‘Inside Job’

In an interview on CNN Tuesday night, filmmaker Oliver Stone told interviewer Christiane Amanpour that the high-profile hacking attack against the Democratic National Committee earlier this summer was “probably an inside job” and not the work of Russia, as some intelligence services have claimed.