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# nsa - Thursday 1 August, 2013

Edward Snowden has - finally - been allowed to leave Moscow airport
# Whistleblower
# Whistleblower

Edward Snowden has - finally - been allowed to leave Moscow airport

Aug 1st 2013, 1:23 PM 11,573 Views 47 Comments

The fugitive US intelligence leaker had been staying in the airport for more than a month, but has been given temporary asylum in Russia.

# nsa - Wednesday 10 July, 2013

Merkel defends secret surveillance for security purposes
# Merkel
# Merkel

Merkel defends secret surveillance for security purposes

Jul 10th 2013, 5:47 PM 4,752 Views 22 Comments

In her most detailed comments on the spying claims made by Edward Snowden, the German chancellor defended the role of secret services in keeping populations safe.

# nsa - Tuesday 9 July, 2013

Edward Snowden 'has accepted an asylum offer from Venezuela', or has he?
# Edward Snowden
# Edward Snowden

Edward Snowden 'has accepted an asylum offer from Venezuela', or has he?

Jul 9th 2013, 4:10 PM 7,930 Views 45 Comments

The 30-year-old, who leaked details of the US’ vast surveillance operation, has agreed to an offer of political asylum from Venezuela, a top pro-Kremlin lawmaker said in a tweet that was later deleted.

# nsa - Friday 5 July, 2013

WikiLeaks: Snowden makes 6 new asylum applications
# SNOWDEN
# SNOWDEN

WikiLeaks: Snowden makes 6 new asylum applications

Jul 5th 2013, 6:40 PM 7,675 Views 25 Comments

WikiLeaks it would not be identifying the countries involved “due to attempted US interference” in the Edward Snowden’s asylum applications.

# nsa - Wednesday 3 July, 2013

Snowden not on Bolivian jet in Vienna: Austria‎
# SNOWDEN
# SNOWDEN

Snowden not on Bolivian jet in Vienna: Austria‎

Jul 3rd 2013, 8:22 AM 5,872 Views 60 Comments

Austrian and Bolivian officials are insisting the US leaker was not on President Evo Morales’s jet when it landed overnight.

# nsa - Tuesday 2 July, 2013

Lots of countries reject Edward Snowden's request for asylum - but two say 'maybe'
# Fugitive
# Fugitive

Lots of countries reject Edward Snowden's request for asylum - but two say 'maybe'

Jul 2nd 2013, 3:15 PM 14,074 Views 30 Comments

Bolivia and Venezuela have both said that they would consider an asylum application from the NSA whistleblower.

Poll: Should Ireland grant asylum to Edward Snowden?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Ireland grant asylum to Edward Snowden?

Jul 2nd 2013, 10:07 AM 19,393 Views 194 Comments

NSA whistleblower and fugitive Edward Snowden has asked for asylum in 20 countries. Should Ireland grant it?

Snowden applies for asylum in Ireland… and 18 other nations
# Leaks
# Leaks

Snowden applies for asylum in Ireland… and 18 other nations

Jul 2nd 2013, 9:39 AM 14,266 Views 148 Comments

The whistleblower is accusing the US Government of pressuring leaders of countries from which he has sought protection.

# nsa - Monday 1 July, 2013

Ed Snowden applies for asylum in Russia, Putin: He can stay if he stops leaking
# Where's Snowden?
# Where's Snowden?

Ed Snowden applies for asylum in Russia, Putin: He can stay if he stops leaking

Jul 1st 2013, 6:08 PM 8,699 Views 44 Comments

A Russian official has confirmed to AFP that the US whistleblower and fugitive has applied for political asylum.

# nsa - Sunday 30 June, 2013

Tonight's Evening Fix... now with added apologies from Death Row inmates
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

Tonight's Evening Fix... now with added apologies from Death Row inmates

Jun 30th 2013, 8:04 PM 9,524 Views 7 Comments

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

Observer newspaper pulls front page story about the NSA
# Oops
# Oops

Observer newspaper pulls front page story about the NSA

Jun 30th 2013, 1:34 PM 13,921 Views 23 Comments

The source quoted in the front page story has become known for his views that US President Barack Obama is secretly gay and that the Boston bombing suspects were government agents.

# nsa - Thursday 27 June, 2013

Russian official says Snowden case at 'dead end'
# Asylum Bid
# Asylum Bid

Russian official says Snowden case at 'dead end'

Jun 27th 2013, 4:11 PM 6,895 Views 28 Comments

Moscow is refusing to respond to US efforts to have the former NSA contractor handed over.

# nsa - Wednesday 26 June, 2013

Edward Snowden's choice of Ecuador is riddled with problems
# Asylum
# Asylum

Edward Snowden's choice of Ecuador is riddled with problems

Jun 26th 2013, 8:30 PM 8,349 Views 50 Comments

Uncovered documents show the South American country has major surveillance capabilities.

# nsa - Tuesday 25 June, 2013

White House cranks up the pressure to find Edward Snowden
# Where's Snowden?
# Where's Snowden?

White House cranks up the pressure to find Edward Snowden

Jun 25th 2013, 8:02 AM 6,784 Views 56 Comments

Julian Assange has said Snowden is ‘safe’ after leaving Hong Kong after the United States revoked his passport.

# nsa - Monday 24 June, 2013

Ed Snowden vanishes in Moscow after skipping his flight to Cuba
# Where Is Edward?
# Where Is Edward?

Ed Snowden vanishes in Moscow after skipping his flight to Cuba

Jun 24th 2013, 10:10 PM 17,493 Views 63 Comments

Julian Assange says he knows where the former NSA contractor is – as the US whistleblower applies for asylum in Ecuador.

Ed Snowden was supposed to be on this flight to Cuba... but he didn't turn up
# Where's Snowden?
# Where's Snowden?

Ed Snowden was supposed to be on this flight to Cuba... but he didn't turn up

Jun 24th 2013, 12:17 PM 10,644 Views 47 Comments

Mystery surrounds the location of the former US intelligence contractor who blew the whistle on America’s surveillance programmes.

US tells Russia to give Snowden back as whistleblower set to leave Moscow
# Security Leaks
# Security Leaks

US tells Russia to give Snowden back as whistleblower set to leave Moscow

Jun 24th 2013, 7:13 AM 5,874 Views 29 Comments

The former National Security Agency employee is reported to be heading for the Cuban capital of Havana before seeking asylum in Ecuador.

# nsa - Sunday 23 June, 2013

Former US spy Edward Snowden leaves Hong Kong bound for Russia
# Edward Snowden
# Edward Snowden

Former US spy Edward Snowden leaves Hong Kong bound for Russia

Jun 23rd 2013, 9:55 AM 7,857 Views 74 Comments

Snowden’s latest revelations show the NSA was hacking Chinese mobile phone companies to gather data from millions of text messages.

# nsa - Friday 14 June, 2013

Civil liberties groups claim PRISM breaches international human rights
# Civil Liberties
# Civil Liberties

Civil liberties groups claim PRISM breaches international human rights

Jun 14th 2013, 8:46 AM 5,385 Views 25 Comments

A full-page newspaper ad, to coincide with an EU-US summit in Dublin, claims surveillance breaches United Nations conventions.

# nsa - Wednesday 12 June, 2013

Sales of George Orwell's '1984' up 6,000% since US surveillance scandal
# Big Brother
# Big Brother

Sales of George Orwell's '1984' up 6,000% since US surveillance scandal

Jun 12th 2013, 7:49 AM 8,833 Views 43 Comments

The disclosure of the American authorities’ surveillance programmes has led to a spike in the novel that has become synonymous with government overreach.

# nsa - Tuesday 11 June, 2013

You're fired: US surveillance whistleblower sacked by his employer
# PRISM
# PRISM

You're fired: US surveillance whistleblower sacked by his employer

Jun 11th 2013, 3:40 PM 13,156 Views 49 Comments

Booz Allen Hamilton confirmed in a statement that Edward Snowden’s employment with them had been “terminated”.

EU to raise concerns about US data surveillance in Dublin summit
# Data Collection
# Data Collection

EU to raise concerns about US data surveillance in Dublin summit

Jun 11th 2013, 3:22 PM 6,021 Views 14 Comments

The European Commission says it will ask the US for assurances about the legality of its data harvesting this week.

# nsa - Monday 10 June, 2013

This is the man responsible for one of the biggest leaks in US history
# Whistleblower
# Whistleblower

This is the man responsible for one of the biggest leaks in US history

Jun 10th 2013, 7:10 AM 14,550 Views 64 Comments

Edward Snowden, 29, has been working at the National Security Agency for the past four years and has revealed himself after disclosing America’s vast, secret programme to monitor internet users.

# nsa - Friday 7 June, 2013

George W. Obama? Here's how the HuffPo is covering the US surveillance scandal
# Surveillance
# Surveillance

George W. Obama? Here's how the HuffPo is covering the US surveillance scandal

Jun 7th 2013, 11:26 AM 8,946 Views 58 Comments

What do you think? Let us know in the comments section.

# nsa - Thursday 6 June, 2013

Top secret: US government continues with Bush-era phone monitoring
# Phone Records
# Phone Records

Top secret: US government continues with Bush-era phone monitoring

Jun 6th 2013, 8:02 AM 5,980 Views 49 Comments

The National Security Agency is collecting the phone records of millions of US customers of Verizon under a top secret court order.

# nsa - Thursday 19 January, 2012

Attitudes towards disabled more negative in past five years - report
# Disability
# Disability

Attitudes towards disabled more negative in past five years - report

Jan 19th 2012, 10:09 AM 7,821 Views 13 Comments

The National Disability Authority has surveyed people’s attitudes to disability in 2011.