In an exclusive interview, Edward Snowden tells La Repubblica what has changed in the five years since he blew the whistle on the NSA, how presidents Obama and
Edward Snowden has spoken out on #DRIP
, the surveillance bill that the UK's major parties have vowed to ram through without any debate. Snowden spoke on video, drawing parallels to the "Protect America" act that was rushed through Congress on the same "emergency" basis. He pointed out that the powers being sought by the Tories
Secondo fonti anonime governative le mani del whistleblower sarebbero 'sporche di sangue'. Tutti i dubbi, le bugie e le contraddizioni dell'articolo pubblicato dal giornale di Murdoch.
Volevo fare un post sul Freedom Act 2015, il Fulfilling Rights and Ensuring Effective Discipline Over Monitoring Act of 2015, il cui acronimo è appunto FREEDOM.
After 60 years in public life, my first reaction to Snowden leaks was rage. I was wrong. So was most of the media
Reports indicate it's the first "total security-cleared population" reduction since 2010.
Sei autori più una contro un settimanale che "spara sui più deboli".
There is a sort of acceptance of highly intrusive surveillance as the new normal.
No one in the intelligence community wants to face another leak. With NSA's widespread adoption of cloud computing, the spy agency may not have to.
Court case could make it harder for US companies to take personal data out of EU.
The over-abundance of data collected is part of the problem, rather than the solution, the whistleblower noted.
Predictably, the horrific killings in Paris have led to a number of calls for more, and more invasive powers of surveillance for the police and the intelligence services. This always happens after an atrocity - the horrendous murder of Lee Rigby, for example - but as then, these calls are misguided at best. In particular,
Evgeny Morozov: Beijing and Moscow are rightly chastised for restricting their citizens' online access - but it's the US that is now even more aggressive in asserting its digital sovereignty
A year on from the NSA revelations, John Naughton ask whether big data - the masses of online information collected from all of us - is a force for good or bad
We have to create a mass encryption movement."
Argument 1: Snowden was acting as an agent of the Russian intelligence services when he collected and leaked American classified information. If so, Russia's subsequent sheltering of him makes
We now know the apparatus of repression has been attached to the democratic state, but our struggle for privacy is far from hopeless. By Eben Moglen
Bene, con questo abbiamo davvero toccato il fondo. Forse. Mikko Hypponen di F-Secure ha tweetato oggi l'immagine qui sotto, tratta dal nuovo libro di Glenn Greenwald, No Place to Hide ("nessun posto dove nascondersi"), che documenta con nuove informazioni quello che sta facendo l'NSA con i nostri dati. Fondamentalmente, risulta che a partire da marzo
Over the past three weeks the so-called "Trans-Atlantic Divide" on privacy between the US and Europe has widened significantly. This shift could indicate new dynamics in the global push on America to institute more meaningful privacy safeguards for non-US persons.