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#Edward Snowden

# edward-snowden - Saturday 11 February, 2017

Reports that Putin could hand Edward Snowden over to Donald Trump as a 'gift' dismissed
# Present Danger
# Present Danger

Reports that Putin could hand Edward Snowden over to Donald Trump as a 'gift' dismissed

Feb 11th 2017, 4:34 PM 22,785 Views 22 Comments

US channel NBC had reported that Vladimir Putin could give Snowden up in an attempt to ‘curry favour with Trump’.

# edward-snowden - Wednesday 18 January, 2017

Obama granted Manning a pardon but Snowden won't be getting the same
# Spot The Difference
# Spot The Difference

Obama granted Manning a pardon but Snowden won't be getting the same

Jan 18th 2017, 2:45 PM 13,885 Views 22 Comments

It appears that Obama could grant a pardon for Snowden, but all indications are that he won’t.

Poll: Should Barack Obama pardon Edward Snowden?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Barack Obama pardon Edward Snowden?

Jan 18th 2017, 8:21 AM 25,111 Views 69 Comments

After commuting the sentence of Chelsea Manning, should Obama offer a pardon to the whistleblower Edward Snowden?

# edward-snowden - Friday 23 December, 2016

This photo of Edward Snowden feeding his girlfriend KFC confused a lot of people last night
# Spon
From The Daily Edge
# Spon

This photo of Edward Snowden feeding his girlfriend KFC confused a lot of people last night

Dec 23rd 2016, 8:10 AM 5,825 Views 0 Comments

Is… this… sponsored… content?

# edward-snowden - Monday 21 November, 2016

Trump's grandfather was 'deported from Bavaria after dodging military service'
# Trumped Up Charges
# Trumped Up Charges

Trump's grandfather was 'deported from Bavaria after dodging military service'

Nov 21st 2016, 9:59 PM 30,789 Views 140 Comments

His grandfather was reportedly given eight weeks to leave the region.

# edward-snowden - Thursday 21 April, 2016

Edward Snowden suing Norway so it won't extradite him during award visit
# Fugitive
# Fugitive

Edward Snowden suing Norway so it won't extradite him during award visit

Apr 21st 2016, 10:56 PM 21,149 Views 53 Comments

He wants to receive the prize in person.

# edward-snowden - Thursday 17 March, 2016

German agent spied for the CIA and Russia because he wanted to do 'something exciting'
# Not So Super Spy
# Not So Super Spy

German agent spied for the CIA and Russia because he wanted to do 'something exciting'

Mar 17th 2016, 11:43 AM 11,806 Views 12 Comments

We don’t think it’s meant to work like that.

# edward-snowden - Saturday 14 November, 2015

How a company made infamous by piracy is trying to reinvent itself
# Bittorent
# Bittorent

How a company made infamous by piracy is trying to reinvent itself

Nov 14th 2015, 10:00 PM 22,993 Views 27 Comments

‘There was a while when folks didn’t even realise we were a company.’

# edward-snowden - Thursday 29 October, 2015

MEPs vote to welcome "human rights defender" Edward Snowden in Europe
# Bienvenue
# Bienvenue

MEPs vote to welcome "human rights defender" Edward Snowden in Europe

Oct 29th 2015, 7:38 PM 16,853 Views 56 Comments

Irish MEPs voted 6-4 in favour of the resolution, which Snowden himself has called a “game-changer.”

# edward-snowden - Wednesday 7 October, 2015

Snowden leaks provided momentum to bring us to this crucial point in data protection
# Opinion
# Opinion

Snowden leaks provided momentum to bring us to this crucial point in data protection

Oct 7th 2015, 5:00 PM 252 Views 47 Comments

It’s important to pause and consider the manner in which Edward Snowden has influenced the direction of EU data protection law, writes Maria Helen Murphy.

# edward-snowden - Tuesday 6 October, 2015

Europe's top court has torn up the rules on how US tech giants use your data
# We're Watching You
# We're Watching You

Europe's top court has torn up the rules on how US tech giants use your data

Oct 6th 2015, 12:20 PM 23,064 Views 61 Comments

All eyes are now on the Irish privacy watchdog.

# edward-snowden - Thursday 1 October, 2015

WATCH: TV Interview about Edward Snowden goes hilariously wrong
# Edward Scissorhands
# Edward Scissorhands

WATCH: TV Interview about Edward Snowden goes hilariously wrong

Oct 1st 2015, 8:33 AM 21,827 Views 8 Comments

“People didn’t get scared until he started sculpting shrubs into dinosaur shapes and whatnot.”

# edward-snowden - Wednesday 30 September, 2015

People are already tweeting 'f**k me daddy' at Edward Snowden
# Dad
From The Daily Edge
# Dad

People are already tweeting 'f**k me daddy' at Edward Snowden

Sep 30th 2015, 8:11 AM 5,520 Views 1 Comment

Gas tickets. All of yiz.

# edward-snowden - Tuesday 29 September, 2015

Edward Snowden has joined Twitter - guess what's the one account he follows?
# An Old Friend
# An Old Friend

Edward Snowden has joined Twitter - guess what's the one account he follows?

Sep 29th 2015, 9:31 PM 31,245 Views 41 Comments

He’s had a few dealings with them in the past.

# edward-snowden - Monday 1 June, 2015

The NSA can't listen to people's phone calls - for now
# Surveillance
# Surveillance

The NSA can't listen to people's phone calls - for now

Jun 1st 2015, 8:55 AM 7,485 Views 18 Comments

Intelligence officials have warned the development could jeopardise Americans’ safety.

# edward-snowden - Friday 29 May, 2015

WATCH: Presidential candidate Rand Paul's new ad is the most American thing ever
# Macho Man Randy Savage
# Macho Man Randy Savage

WATCH: Presidential candidate Rand Paul's new ad is the most American thing ever

May 29th 2015, 8:50 PM 18,309 Views 35 Comments

Fire-breathing American eagle? Check. “Royal Rumble” voice-over? Check.

# edward-snowden - Tuesday 5 May, 2015

British spy agency might be able to tell when you say 'craic' or 'Dublin' on the phone
# Hold Your Whisht
# Hold Your Whisht

British spy agency might be able to tell when you say 'craic' or 'Dublin' on the phone

May 5th 2015, 5:40 PM 23,544 Views 47 Comments

And “Belfast”, and “Seán” and “pub.”

# edward-snowden - Monday 6 April, 2015

Edward Snowden says the US government has access to your nude photos
# All That Junk
# All That Junk

Edward Snowden says the US government has access to your nude photos

Apr 6th 2015, 2:41 PM 19,429 Views 46 Comments

“The bad news is that they’re still collecting everybody’s information -including your dick pics.”

# edward-snowden - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

British and American spies hacked company that makes Irish driving licences
# Every Move You Make
# Every Move You Make

British and American spies hacked company that makes Irish driving licences

Feb 25th 2015, 6:36 AM 45,806 Views 75 Comments

Edward Snowden claims the NSA and GCHQ also targeted SIM cards used by companies including Vodafone and O2.

# edward-snowden - Tuesday 24 February, 2015

Edward Snowden weighed in on Neil Patrick Harris' Oscar gag made at his expense
# For Some Treason
From The Daily Edge
# For Some Treason

Edward Snowden weighed in on Neil Patrick Harris' Oscar gag made at his expense

Feb 24th 2015, 5:59 PM 5,782 Views 0 Comments

NPH’s “treason” gag didn’t go down well with everyone.

# edward-snowden - Saturday 29 November, 2014

Government silent as Snowden docs reveal access to Ireland's internet cables
# GCHQ
# GCHQ

Government silent as Snowden docs reveal access to Ireland's internet cables

Nov 29th 2014, 8:49 PM 61,487 Views 116 Comments

It has been revealed that UK authorities have access to one Irish submarine internet cable.

# edward-snowden - Saturday 18 October, 2014

The new Snowden documentary is fascinating - and critically flawed
# Information Leak
# Information Leak

The new Snowden documentary is fascinating - and critically flawed

Oct 18th 2014, 4:00 PM 9,709 Views 14 Comments

Citizenfour is released in the US this month.

# edward-snowden - Thursday 16 October, 2014

VIDEO: Your weekend movies... Citizenfour
# Trailers
From The Daily Edge
# Trailers

VIDEO: Your weekend movies... Citizenfour

Oct 16th 2014, 8:30 PM 8,342 Views 7 Comments

Cinema trip this weekend? DailyEdge.ie brings you snippets from new releases to help you decide where to put your money…

# edward-snowden - Wednesday 13 August, 2014

NSA cyberwarfare system designed to 'fire back' without human clearance
# Rise Of The Machines
# Rise Of The Machines

NSA cyberwarfare system designed to 'fire back' without human clearance

Aug 13th 2014, 5:07 PM 9,783 Views 37 Comments

Edward Snowden made the revelations in a comprehensive interview with Wired.

# edward-snowden - Saturday 9 August, 2014

Guinness, Facebook, and drink driving: The week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

Guinness, Facebook, and drink driving: The week in numbers

Aug 9th 2014, 7:30 PM 12,786 Views 3 Comments

Plus: How many flights went in and out of Ireland’s airports last year?

# edward-snowden - Thursday 7 August, 2014

The 5 at 5: Thursday
# Take Five
# Take Five

The 5 at 5: Thursday

Aug 7th 2014, 4:55 PM 9,734 Views 2 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Snowden granted three-year residency in Russia, with permission to travel
# SNOWDEN
# SNOWDEN

Snowden granted three-year residency in Russia, with permission to travel

Aug 7th 2014, 2:46 PM 9,314 Views 86 Comments

“In the future Edward will have to decide whether to continue to live in Russia and become a citizen or to return to the United States,” his lawyer said today.

# edward-snowden - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

US Bill introduced to end NSA's bulk collection of phone records
# Surveillance
# Surveillance

US Bill introduced to end NSA's bulk collection of phone records

Jul 29th 2014, 10:40 PM 3,785 Views 33 Comments

If enacted, the legislation would be the most significant change in the wake of Edward Snowden’s information leaks.

# edward-snowden - Thursday 10 July, 2014

A fake Edward Snowden Tinder account was set up and the responses are amazing
# Snow Joke
From The Daily Edge
# Snow Joke

A fake Edward Snowden Tinder account was set up and the responses are amazing

Jul 10th 2014, 4:43 PM 2,898 Views 0 Comments

“Good with computers. Optimist. Loves to travel.”

# edward-snowden - Friday 4 July, 2014

A suspected US double-agent has been 'arrested for spying' in Germany
# Spooks
# Spooks

A suspected US double-agent has been 'arrested for spying' in Germany

Jul 4th 2014, 9:32 PM 14,767 Views 28 Comments

It is likely to further strain US-German relations following previous revelations that the NSA spied on Merkel’s phone calls.

# edward-snowden - Thursday 29 May, 2014

John Kerry: Snowden should "man-up" and come back to America
# Strong Words
# Strong Words

John Kerry: Snowden should "man-up" and come back to America

May 29th 2014, 7:43 AM 7,616 Views 75 Comments

His comments came after Snowden said in an interview that he was he was not just a low-level contractor working for the CIA, as US officials have repeatedly said.

# edward-snowden - Monday 14 April, 2014

Guardian & Washington Post claim Pulitzer for Edward Snowden coverage
# NSA Leaks
# NSA Leaks

Guardian & Washington Post claim Pulitzer for Edward Snowden coverage

Apr 14th 2014, 8:11 PM 5,971 Views 8 Comments

The reports have sparked a huge debate in the US on the merits and morality of mass public surveillance.

# edward-snowden - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

Major victory for Irish online rights group as ECJ strikes down EU mobile surveillance rules
# Privacy
# Privacy

Major victory for Irish online rights group as ECJ strikes down EU mobile surveillance rules

Apr 8th 2014, 10:23 AM 5,476 Views 26 Comments

Digital Rights Ireland hard argued that the rules requiring operators to keep call details were against fundamental rights.

# edward-snowden - Monday 10 March, 2014

People tweeted wonderfully stupid questions to Edward Snowden's live webcast
# Ask Snowden
From The Daily Edge
# Ask Snowden

People tweeted wonderfully stupid questions to Edward Snowden's live webcast

Mar 10th 2014, 5:31 PM 3,451 Views 0 Comments

The whistleblower was speaking to a crowd of 3,500 at US festival SXSW.

# edward-snowden - Tuesday 18 February, 2014

Edward Snowden is the new rector of Glasgow University
# Whistleblower
# Whistleblower

Edward Snowden is the new rector of Glasgow University

Feb 18th 2014, 6:31 PM 18,159 Views 30 Comments

The post is largely a symbolic one but the successful candidate is expected to attend meetings with the governing body and other authorities.

# edward-snowden - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

Head of Britain's 'eavesdropping agency' to step down
# GCHQ
# GCHQ

Head of Britain's 'eavesdropping agency' to step down

Jan 28th 2014, 10:30 PM 4,468 Views 5 Comments

Iain Lobban is to leave GCHQ later this year after nearly six years as its director.

# edward-snowden - Friday 17 January, 2014

Obama to unveil NSA data collection reforms
# Spying
# Spying

Obama to unveil NSA data collection reforms

Jan 17th 2014, 7:29 AM 3,366 Views 42 Comments

The US president is expected to roll out only modest changes to the way in which the NSA collects phone and internet information.

# edward-snowden - Thursday 16 January, 2014

More Snowden revelations: NSA collected almost 200 million texts a day
# SNOWDEN
# SNOWDEN

More Snowden revelations: NSA collected almost 200 million texts a day

Jan 16th 2014, 10:19 PM 6,651 Views 28 Comments

The secret operation, codenamed ‘Dishfire’, used the messages to extract data on the location, contact networks and credit card details of mobile users.

# edward-snowden - Friday 10 January, 2014

FBI director says he is baffled that Snowden is called a hero
# Whistleblower
# Whistleblower

FBI director says he is baffled that Snowden is called a hero

Jan 10th 2014, 9:03 AM 12,996 Views 91 Comments

FBI boss James Comey said he doesn’t understand how someone who disagrees with the way the US government works could be considered a hero or a whistleblower.

# edward-snowden - Wednesday 8 January, 2014

Obama invites Merkel to White House in bid to heal phone-tap rift
# Mending Fences
# Mending Fences

Obama invites Merkel to White House in bid to heal phone-tap rift

Jan 8th 2014, 7:31 PM 6,677 Views 22 Comments

The US President called the Chancellor to wish her a speedy recovery after she broke her pelvis while skiing, and invited her to visit at a “mutually agreeable time”.

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