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# Edward Snowden

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Reports that Putin could hand Edward Snowden over to Donald Trump as a 'gift' dismissed
US channel NBC had reported that Vladimir Putin could give Snowden up in an attempt to ‘curry favour with Trump’.
Obama granted Manning a pardon but Snowden won't be getting the same
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?
After commuting the sentence of Chelsea Manning, should Obama offer a pardon to the whistleblower Edward Snowden?
This photo of Edward Snowden feeding his girlfriend KFC confused a lot of people last night
Is… this… sponsored… content?
Trump's grandfather was 'deported from Bavaria after dodging military service'
His grandfather was reportedly given eight weeks to leave the region.
Edward Snowden suing Norway so it won't extradite him during award visit
He wants to receive the prize in person.
German agent spied for the CIA and Russia because he wanted to do 'something exciting'
We don’t think it’s meant to work like that.
How a company made infamous by piracy is trying to reinvent itself
‘There was a while when folks didn’t even realise we were a company.’
MEPs vote to welcome "human rights defender" Edward Snowden in Europe
Irish MEPs voted 6-4 in favour of the resolution, which Snowden himself has called a “game-changer.”
Snowden leaks provided momentum to bring us to this crucial point in data protection
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.
Europe's top court has torn up the rules on how US tech giants use your data
All eyes are now on the Irish privacy watchdog.
WATCH: TV Interview about Edward Snowden goes hilariously wrong
“People didn’t get scared until he started sculpting shrubs into dinosaur shapes and whatnot.”
People are already tweeting 'f**k me daddy' at Edward Snowden
Gas tickets. All of yiz.
Edward Snowden has joined Twitter - guess what's the one account he follows?
He’s had a few dealings with them in the past.
The NSA can't listen to people's phone calls - for now
Intelligence officials have warned the development could jeopardise Americans’ safety.
WATCH: Presidential candidate Rand Paul's new ad is the most American thing ever
Fire-breathing American eagle? Check. “Royal Rumble” voice-over? Check.
British spy agency might be able to tell when you say 'craic' or 'Dublin' on the phone
And “Belfast”, and “Seán” and “pub.”
Edward Snowden says the US government has access to your nude photos
“The bad news is that they’re still collecting everybody’s information -including your dick pics.”
British and American spies hacked company that makes Irish driving licences
Edward Snowden claims the NSA and GCHQ also targeted SIM cards used by companies including Vodafone and O2.
Edward Snowden weighed in on Neil Patrick Harris' Oscar gag made at his expense
NPH’s “treason” gag didn’t go down well with everyone.
Government silent as Snowden docs reveal access to Ireland's internet cables
It has been revealed that UK authorities have access to one Irish submarine internet cable.
The new Snowden documentary is fascinating - and critically flawed
Citizenfour is released in the US this month.
VIDEO: Your weekend movies... Citizenfour
Cinema trip this weekend? brings you snippets from new releases to help you decide where to put your money…
NSA cyberwarfare system designed to 'fire back' without human clearance
Edward Snowden made the revelations in a comprehensive interview with Wired.
Guinness, Facebook, and drink driving: The week in numbers
Plus: How many flights went in and out of Ireland’s airports last year?
Snowden granted three-year residency in Russia, with permission to travel
“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.
US Bill introduced to end NSA's bulk collection of phone records
If enacted, the legislation would be the most significant change in the wake of Edward Snowden’s information leaks.
A fake Edward Snowden Tinder account was set up and the responses are amazing
“Good with computers. Optimist. Loves to travel.”
A suspected US double-agent has been 'arrested for spying' in Germany
It is likely to further strain US-German relations following previous revelations that the NSA spied on Merkel’s phone calls.
John Kerry: Snowden should "man-up" and come back to America
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.
Guardian & Washington Post claim Pulitzer for Edward Snowden coverage
The reports have sparked a huge debate in the US on the merits and morality of mass public surveillance.
Major victory for Irish online rights group as ECJ strikes down EU mobile surveillance rules
Digital Rights Ireland hard argued that the rules requiring operators to keep call details were against fundamental rights.
People tweeted wonderfully stupid questions to Edward Snowden's live webcast
The whistleblower was speaking to a crowd of 3,500 at US festival SXSW.
Edward Snowden is the new rector of Glasgow University
The post is largely a symbolic one but the successful candidate is expected to attend meetings with the governing body and other authorities.
Head of Britain's 'eavesdropping agency' to step down
Iain Lobban is to leave GCHQ later this year after nearly six years as its director.
Obama to unveil NSA data collection reforms
The US president is expected to roll out only modest changes to the way in which the NSA collects phone and internet information.
More Snowden revelations: NSA collected almost 200 million texts a day
The secret operation, codenamed ‘Dishfire’, used the messages to extract data on the location, contact networks and credit card details of mobile users.
FBI director says he is baffled that Snowden is called a hero
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.
Obama invites Merkel to White House in bid to heal phone-tap rift
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”.