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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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Off-the-grid texting device GoTenna attracts antisurveillance crowd

A gadget for text messaging without cell service sees a spike in interest from the pro-privacy crypto and Bitcoin communities -- even though that wasn't its creators' intention.

By September 7, 2014

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Facebook reports enormous uptick in use of snoop-proof email

The social network sends billions of emails to users daily and says adoption of the encryption standard it uses has skyrocketed among webmail providers.

By August 19, 2014

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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.

By May 28, 2014

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Anonymous OS reportedly used by Snowden reaches version 1.0

Tails, which leaves no trace of Internet activity on computers, was reportedly used by the NSA whistle-blower in discussions with journalists.

By April 30, 2014

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Wikileaks' Julian Assange: I'm still here

Two years after he took refuge in the Ecuadorian embassy in London, lawyers for the controversial Wikileaks honcho rally for another attempt to secure his freedom.

By June 18, 2014