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.
The famed whistle-blower gets turned into an unlikely action figure to help you fulfill your playtime reenactments of the NSA spying scandal.
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.
The 29-year-old former technical assistant for the CIA tells The Guardian he expects to suffer for his actions.
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.
The founder of MegaUpload also says during an interview with Bloomberg that Hollywood studios are to blame for digital piracy.
In Iceland recently, CNET's Eric Mack tracked down one of the world's most impressive geek politicians, Pirate Party leader Birgitta Jonsdottir.
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.
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.
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.