Tag: NSA

Obama’s Legacy: A Historic War On Whistleblowers

In his eight years in office, the Obama Justice Department spearheaded eight Espionage Act prosecutions, more than all US administrations combined. Journalists were also caught in the crosshairs: Investigators sought phone records for Associated Press journalists, threatened to jail an investigative reporter for The New York Times, and named a Fox News reporter a co-conspirator in a leak case. In Texas, a journalist investigating private defense contractors became the focus of a federal prosecution and was initially charged for sharing a hyperlink containing hacked information that had already been made public.

Long Island Reps Back Bill to End NSA Bulk Collection

The vote come nearly two years after NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden disclosed mass surveillance at home and abroad by the surveillance agency.

Citizenfour: An Unprecendented Look Into Snowden’s NSA Leaks

Moviegoers sit in the same hotel room in China where the filmmaker and Greenwald meet Snowden for the very first time.

WikiLeaks’ Assange Talks Google, NSA & Granai Airstrike Video At NYC...

“He who controls the present controls the past, and he who controls the past controls the future."

Edward Snowden Granted 3-Year Residency Permit in Russia

Snowden has been living in Russia since last June.

Edward Snowden Defends NSA Leaks in NBC Interview

This was Snowden's first American TV interview since he leaked documents revealing massive spying by the NSA.

How Greenwald Met Snowden

Greenwald's new book "No Place to Hide" gives an inside look into his reporting on Edward Snowden's NSA leaks.

NYPD Disbands Unit That Spied on Muslims

Critics say the unit created mistrust in the community and was unconstitutional.

Barrett Brown: American Journalist, Whistleblower & Prisoner

"Just the threat of getting charged is enough to chill that journalistic practice. It sends a real scary message to those people who do this for a living.”

Edward Snowden Streaming Live From South By Southwest [Watch It Here...

The NSA whistleblower will be streamed live from Moscow.
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