The New York Times sits down with Guardian reporter Glenn Greenwald and documentarian Laura Poitras to get behind-the-scenes information on how they communicated with NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden.
Journalist Glenn Greenwald, who wrote the initial stories based on top secret NSA documents provided by former agency contractor Edward Snowden, is moving on to a "once-in-a-career journalistic opportunity."
Though the WikiLeaks founder and critics like Edward Snowden were forced into exile, they took advantage of the previously-silent NSA's lack of experience at spinning public opinion, Assange told SXSW.
Billionaire Pierre Omidyar is worried that the free press won't be so free after mass surveillance and aggressive policies toward whistle-blowers get through with it. He's decided to take action.
The NSA leaker, who is living in exile, will appear by teleconference on Monday during the interactive portion of the annual Texas festival. He joins fellow wanted man Julian Assange, who is also speaking remotely at SXSW Interactive.
With the help of eBay founder and billionaire Pierre Omidyar, Glenn Greenwald, the journalist who broke the NSA story this summer, is putting together what he hopes is a newsgathering dream team.
Days before the president is scheduled to announce possible reform proposals to the NSA's surveillance programs, the civil liberties group creates a petition calling for Snowden's amnesty.
commentary I think Edward Snowden deserves a medal -- but even if you disagree, there's no longer a good argument why he ought to remain a fugitive.
In his first extended comments to the public, Edward Snowden calls on the development community at South by Southwest to create more usable privacy and security tools.
Edward Snowden used a common Web crawler program to scrape the NSA's systems and grab secret documents, unnamed officials tell The New York Times.