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whistle-blower

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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.

By August 13, 2014

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Edward Snowden action figure makes for toy whistle-blower

The famed whistle-blower gets turned into an unlikely action figure to help you fulfill your playtime reenactments of the NSA spying scandal.

By February 18, 2014

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Whistle-blower update: Snowden lands in Moscow; WikiLeaker's Gmail searched

U.S. asks Hong Kong to extradite PRISM leaker Edward Snowden; Snowden departs Hong Kong for Moscow; a WikiLeaks volunteer had his Gmail account searched; and more.

By June 22, 2013

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Guardian reveals identity of whistle-blower behind NSA leak

The 29-year-old former technical assistant for the CIA tells The Guardian he expects to suffer for his actions.

By June 9, 2013

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Assange urges end to U.S. 'war on whistle-blowers' (pictures)

The WikiLeaks founder, granted political asylum by Ecuador, makes a public appearance in London to decry what he sees as injustices done to human rights and constitutional principles.

17 Images By August 19, 2012

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Kim Dotcom calls Hillary Clinton an 'adversary' of Internet freedom

The founder of MegaUpload also says during an interview with Bloomberg that Hollywood studios are to blame for digital piracy.

By May 14, 2015

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Meet the world's most successful geek-turned-politician

In Iceland recently, CNET's Eric Mack tracked down one of the world's most impressive geek politicians, Pirate Party leader Birgitta Jonsdottir.

By May 12, 2015

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Obama signs information-sharing order as privacy question looms

At a cybersecurity summit held on the Stanford University campus, President Obama outlines a plan for companies and the US government to share information and fend off cyberattacks.

By February 13, 2015

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Edward Snowden talks 'Citizenfour' with Poitras, Greenwald

New York Times columnist David Carr, in his final public appearance, hosted a reunion of sorts with Snowden, protagonist of the film "Citizenfour," as well as director Laura Poitras and journalist Glenn Greenwald.

By February 13, 2015

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The year in tech -- ups and downs

It was a high-flying year in tech, with sky-high valuations and acquisitions, but there's also been plenty of controversy. Here are the biggest stories from the year.

By December 27, 2014