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Edward Snowden

illustration of edward snowdenWhite House refuses to pardon Edward Snowden
The NSA whistleblower faces two charges under the Espionage Act.
Automatic weapon made from encrypted dataThe rise of the new Crypto War
The U.S. government wants to stop terrorists and criminals from 'going dark.' But at what cost?
Empty Bank VaultFBI Director tells Senate he doesn't understand demand for strong encryption
'We are fighting a war on terror,' said one senator sympathetic to the push for encryption backdoors.
Pariser Platz, BerlinGerman magazine files criminal complaint after revealing NSA targeted reporters
Der Spiegel's government source was allegedly outed by a U.S. embassy official.
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