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Calling Edward Snowden an ‘International Human Rights Defender,’ EU Resolution Calls for His Protection

Calling Edward Snowden an ‘International Human Rights Defender,’ EU Resolution Calls for His Protection

Published on Thursday, October 29, 2015 by Common Dreams by Andrea Germanos, staff writer The European Parliament passed a resolution Thursday urging its nations to afford NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden protection. Passed by a 285 to 281 vote, the resolution calls on EU member states to “drop any criminal charges against Edward Snowden, grant him protection and consequently prevent […]

Filmmaker Laura Poitras Sues US Over ‘Kafkaesque’ Harassment

Filmmaker Laura Poitras Sues US Over ‘Kafkaesque’ Harassment

Published on Tuesday, July 14, 2015 by Common Dreams by Nadia Prupis, staff writer Award-winning journalist and filmmaker Laura Poitras on Monday filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and U.S. intelligence agencies for subjecting her to what she called “Kafkaesque” harassment at airports throughout the U.S. and the world on dozens of occasions. Poitras, who won […]

Snowden Docs Reveal Canada a Major Player in Global Spy Operations

Snowden Docs Reveal Canada a Major Player in Global Spy Operations

Published on Monday, March 23, 2015 by Common Dreams by Lauren McCauley, staff writer Canada’s spy agency, the Communication Security Establishment (CSE), is a major player in global hacking operations and boasts a vast array of cyberwarfare tools, revealed in news reports on Monday, that rivals that of the United States’ National Security Agency. Documents initially leaked to the […]

Snowden Document Reveals Huge Scope of Canada’s Domestic Surveillance

Snowden Document Reveals Huge Scope of Canada’s Domestic Surveillance

Published on Wednesday, February 25, 2015 by Common Dreams by Lauren McCauley, staff writer Canada’s electronic spy agency, the Communications Security Establishment (CSE), collects millions of emails and other information from its citizens and stores them for “days to months,” according to a document leaked by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden and revealed by CBC News in collaboration with The Intercept […]

Snowden Reveals NSA Program Described as ‘Last Straw’ Before Leak

Snowden Reveals NSA Program Described as ‘Last Straw’ Before Leak

Published onWednesday, August 13, 2014 by Common Dreams by Lauren McCauley, staff writer In an in-depth interview published by Wired Magazine on Wednesday, Edward Snowden discloses what government activities proved to be the “last straw,” prompting the whistleblower to expose the depths of the National Security Agency’s secret surveillance operation. Speaking with investigative journalist James […]

NSA ‘Bombshell’: Agency Spied on Prominent American Citizens

NSA ‘Bombshell’: Agency Spied on Prominent American Citizens

– Jon Queally, staff writer According to new reporting published by The Intercept at midnight on Tuesday, the National Security Agency has used its massive surveillance apparatus to directly target and spy on American citizens who have absolutely no ties to criminal or terrorist activities. “I’m outraged as an American citizen that my government, after […]

‘Politically Explosive’ Docs Show How NSA Wiretaps Earth

‘Politically Explosive’ Docs Show How NSA Wiretaps Earth

Published on Thursday, June 19, 2014 by Common Dreams – Jon Queally, staff writer New reporting by The Intercept and a partner newspaper in Denmark reveals that the National Security Agency, beyond its well-documented close-ties to the so-called Five Eyes nations, has extensive and previously unknown surveillance agreements with other nations that allow it unsurpassed […]

‘We Are Resetting the Net to Shut Off Mass Surveillance’

‘We Are Resetting the Net to Shut Off Mass Surveillance’

Published on Thursday, June 5, 2014 by Common Dreams – Jon Queally, staff writer To mark the one year anniversary of the first reporting based on information revealed by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden on June 5, 2013, privacy advocates, organizations, and technology companies all over the world on Thursday are participating in 'Reset The Net'—an […]

New Organization Hangs Sign: ‘Whistleblowers Welcome’

New Organization Hangs Sign: ‘Whistleblowers Welcome’

Published on Wednesday, June 4, 2014 by Common Dreams – Jon Queally, staff writer A new organization called ExposeFacts—backed by well-known source of The Pentagon Papers Daniel Ellsberg—is debuting itself in Washington, DC on Wednesday as a new place where government and corporate employees aware of wrongdoing can more safely and securely report their concerns. […]

Snowden and NSA Go Tête-à-Tête over Internal Emails

Snowden and NSA Go Tête-à-Tête over Internal Emails

Published on Friday, May 30, 2014 by Common Dreams – Jon Queally, staff writer The National Security Agency and Edward Snowden have entered a public battle over the 30-year-old whistleblower’s claims that he repeatedly raised “official” concerns about surveillance overreach while employed by the government. Following Snowden’s reassertion in his Wednesday interview with NBC that […]

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