New Zealand Prime Minister Under Scrutiny For Kim Dotcom Email, Surveillance Program

By: Monday September 15, 2014 10:34 am

New Zealand Prime Minister John Key has been having a rough past couple of days. Key is now entangled in two separate but related scandals involving collaboration with the US government and business interests to violate the rights of Kim Dotcom and others residing in New Zealand. According to a disputed email, Prime Minster Key [...]

John Schindler Out At Naval War College After Sexting Scandal

By: Thursday August 14, 2014 9:23 am

Sorry to say I'm severing my affiliation with Naval War College. I had a great time there but it's time to move on. Thanks for your support. — John Schindler (@20committee) August 11, 2014 John Schindler announced that his relationship with the Naval War College has ended after he was caught in a sexting scandal. Schindler [...]

Edward Snowden Gives Prime Time Interview Defending Whistleblowing

By: Thursday May 29, 2014 5:46 am

Last night an interview with NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden conducted by NBC News Anchor Brian Williams aired in prime time on NBC. In the hour long broadcast Snowden addressed questions ranging from the details of NSA programs being used against Americans, being trapped in Russia, and why he felt the duty to blow the whistle [...]

Glenn Greenwald Plans Return To United States To Test Press Rights

By: Friday February 7, 2014 5:56 am

One of the three reporters at the center of NSA contractor Edward Snowden’s leaks is planning to enter the country that charged Snowden with espionage. Glenn Greenwald plans to “force the issue” by returning to the United States despite the possibility that he may be arrested. Recent comments by government officials have made the situation [...]

General Clapper Labels Journalists Snowden’s ‘Accomplices’

By: Thursday January 30, 2014 5:11 am

In testimony before congress General James Clapper, the Director of National Intelligence, labeled the journalists whom Edward Snowden worked with to blow the whistle on the NSA as “accomplices.” A term that makes those journalists legitimate targets for surveillance, if not worse. Now the war on whistleblowers has expanded to include the press. From Snowden [...]

Snowden Denies Talking To Independent For Middle East Intelligence Station Story

By: Friday August 23, 2013 7:28 am

The UK newspaper The Independent published a story on a secret Middle East-based intelligence station, claiming some of the information for the story was contained in the leaked documents obtained from the NSA by Edward Snowden. The problem, according to Glenn Greenwald, is that Snowden denies ever talking to The Independent and being a source for the [...]

Former NSA Official John Schindler Labels Glenn Greenwald ‘Glenda’ In Homophobic and Transphobic Smear [Updated]

By: Thursday August 22, 2013 10:29 am

@pettybooshwah Glen or Glenda? — John Schindler (@20committee) August 15, 2013 Many former and current NSA employees cannot be pleased with the revelations leaked by Edward Snowden. But targeting one of the journalists involved in the case with a homophobic and transphobic smear crosses a line, especially for a sitting college professor. John Schindler is [...]

Barrett Brown, Glenn Greenwald, and the Mafia State

By: Tuesday August 20, 2013 10:34 am

“When they come… they come at what you love.” – Michael Corleone, The Godfather III Many were shocked by the nastiness of the British government – with America’s approval – holding Glenn Greenwald’s partner under an anti-Terrorism law for nine hours during which time they interrogated him and stole his property. As the Editor in [...]

NSA Spying Scandal Reaches Latin America

By: Wednesday July 10, 2013 7:56 am

It was only a matter of time. Shortly after revelations broke that the NSA is spying on America’s European allies it has now been revealed that the NSA also has a massive spying program going on south of the border. NSA whistle-blower Edward Snowden reportedly provided information to a Brazilian newspaper about the collection of [...]

Buzzfeed’s Snowden and Greenwald Smears Under Fire

By: Monday July 1, 2013 10:59 am

Kinda like @sulliview's definition of a "real journalist" as adversarial but she sure is DQing a lot of people http://t.co/xoys4fvydT — Ben Smith (@BuzzFeedBen) June 29, 2013 In a response to statements by some TV personalities that Glenn Greenwald should be imprisoned for doing journalism Margaret Sullivan, Public Editor of the New York Times, wrote [...]

Bush NSA Bulk Email Collection Policy Continued Under Obama

By: Thursday June 27, 2013 9:22 am

Despite being smeared by “journalists”, Glenn Greenwald is still publishing new information about America’s Surveillance State. We now have learned that the NSA collected US email records in bulk for more than two years under President Obama, extending a Bush program that began in 2001. The revelation contradicts initial talking points by spying program apologists [...]

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