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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

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

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 This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Barack Obama pardon Edward Snowden?

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

# edward-snowden - Friday 23 December, 2016

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

# edward-snowden - Monday 21 November, 2016

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

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

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'

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

‘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

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

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

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 This post contains videos

WATCH: TV Interview about Edward Snowden goes hilariously wrong

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

# edward-snowden - Wednesday 30 September, 2015

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

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

Gas tickets. All of yiz.

# edward-snowden - Tuesday 29 September, 2015

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

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

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

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

And “Belfast”, and “Seán” and “pub.”

# edward-snowden - Monday 6 April, 2015

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.”

# edward-snowden - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

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 - Tuesday 24 February, 2015

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

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.

# edward-snowden - Saturday 29 November, 2014

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.

# edward-snowden - Saturday 18 October, 2014

The new Snowden documentary is fascinating - and critically flawed

Citizenfour is released in the US this month.

# edward-snowden - Thursday 16 October, 2014

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

VIDEO: Your weekend movies... Citizenfour

Cinema trip this weekend? 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

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

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

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

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.

# edward-snowden - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

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.

# edward-snowden - Thursday 10 July, 2014

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

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

“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

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

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

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

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

# edward-snowden - Monday 10 March, 2014

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

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 - Tuesday 18 February, 2014

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.

# edward-snowden - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

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.

# edward-snowden - Friday 17 January, 2014

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.

# edward-snowden - Thursday 16 January, 2014

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.

# edward-snowden - Friday 10 January, 2014

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.

# edward-snowden - Wednesday 8 January, 2014

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”.

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