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New Zealand Prime Minister John Key is under fire for allegedly lying about government Internet surveillance.

New Zealand secretly built spying program, report says

The New Zealand government constructed a mass surveillance program as part of the 'Five Eyes' international data-sharing network, despite public denial of the surveillance, says Edward Snowden.

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Secretary of State John Kerry, left, with President Barack Obama in the Oval Office last year.

German spy agency nabbed phone calls by Kerry, Clinton

Spy outfit accidentally recorded calls by current and former US secretaries of state, says report, an awkward revelation given Germany's outcry over NSA.

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Edward Snowden a 'uniquely postmodern breed of whistle-blower'

In a wide-ranging interview with author James Bamford for Wired magazine, the former NSA contractor opens up on why he became the most wanted man in the world.

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Vice Admiral Michael S. Rogers

NSA chief downplays damage caused by Snowden leaks

While former NSA head General Keith Alexander lambasted Edward Snowden for putting US security at risk, Vice Admiral Michael S. Rogers says the leaks don't mean "the sky is falling."

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Microsoft fights US warrant for customer data stored overseas

Company says demand for emails stored in Ireland violates foreign sovereignty, erodes trust in US firms. US says it's essential for crime fighting.

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Edward Snowden appeared by teleconference at SXSW Monday.

Snowden sounds call to action for Reset the Net web protest

The NSA document leaker joins Google, Mozilla, Reddit, and many others in a campaign and day of action that aims to help Internet users "take back" their privacy.

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Edward Snowden stars in a comic book

Whistleblower Edward Snowden's life is laid out in illustrated form. The writer discusses what surprised her most about Snowden and how she tried to remain objective.

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This photo provided by The Guardian Newspaper in London shows Edward Snowden, who worked as a contract employee at the National Security Agency, on Sunday, June 9, 2013, in Hong Kong. The Guardian identified Snowden as a source for its reports on intelligence programs after he asked the newspaper to do so on Sunday. (AP Photo/The Guardian)

Snowden, NSA spar over records showing surveillance concerns

The NSA whistleblower claims he repeatedly expressed concerns about surveillance to supervisors and colleagues, but the agency says it could find just one email exchange.

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Edward Snowden: 'Fourth Amendment no longer exists'

The NSA whistleblower tells NBC the US government has decided "all of our data can now be collected without any suspicion of wrongdoing."

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This photo provided by The Guardian Newspaper in London shows Edward Snowden, who worked as a contract employee at the National Security Agency, on Sunday, June 9, 2013, in Hong Kong. The Guardian identified Snowden as a source for its reports on intelligence programs after he asked the newspaper to do so on Sunday. (AP Photo/The Guardian)

Edward Snowden 'surprised' he ended up in Russia

NSA whistle-blower says he hoped to make his way to Latin America after leaking classified documents on US spying.

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Edward Snowden appeared by teleconference at SXSW Monday.

Top tech titans get thumbs-up in EFF transparency report

The advocacy group says Apple, Facebook, Google, and others have done a lot to protect users' privacy.

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NSA reportedly installing spyware on US-made hardware

NSA documents reveal the agency is allegedly receiving or intercepting routers, servers, and other computer network devices to embed surveillance tools before international export.

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