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whistle-blowers

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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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Spooked by NSA, eBay founder plans hard-hitting news site

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.

By October 16, 2013

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Web inventor Berners-Lee sounds alarm on mass spying

Sir Tim Berners-Lee says the activities of the NSA and its UK counterpart, the GCHQ, could warp his baby, making the Internet vulnerable to attack and depriving humanity of a "safe space" for problem solving.

By November 6, 2013

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HTC admits boosting One M8 benchmarks; makes it a feature

Some suspected the HTC One M8 of pumping up its processor for better benchmarks. HTC's response: Of course it does. In fact, it's now a feature.

By March 28, 2014

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Anonymous isn't synonymous with ominous

[commentary] Just because a site or app lets you post anonymously doesn't mean it's dangerous. There are lots of good uses for these services.

By April 14, 2014

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Obama, NSA dissed by report as Edward Snowden reappears

NSA surveillance and Obama administration policies are putting a damper on freedom of the press, says a report. Meanwhile, Prism leaker Edward Snowden accepts an award in Moscow.

By October 10, 2013