The Price of Whistleblowing: Manning, Greenwald, Assange, Kiriakou and Snowden

By: Tuesday May 20, 2014 9:00 am

The eyebrows at a lot of tables probably raised as Wikileaks took the Intercept to task for its latest story, and failing to release the name of one of the countries in which the United States is spying on its citizens. The Intercept maintained they had been shown compelling evidence that led them to redact the name; Wikileaks maintained the citizens of the country have a right to know.

The eyebrows at my kitchen table were somewhat unique as it relates to the story, however. They belong to members of a group we jokingly refer to as the Friends of the Enemies of the State, a regular gathering of people who have personal experience on the business end of the state’s relentless persecution of those who choose to expose its criminality.

 

Late Night: No Place To Hide

By: Thursday May 15, 2014 8:00 pm

What the almost universally positive reviews have thus far failed to mention is that even in writing a Hollywood-bound story in which he is the star, Greenwald is actually quite modest about his role. He devotes nearly as much time examining his mistakes along the way as he does his triumphs, though the latter are more numerous.

Glenn Greenwald: How I Met Edward Snowden

By: Tuesday May 13, 2014 4:50 pm

Make no mistake: it’s been the year of Edward Snowden. Not since Daniel Ellsberg leaked the Pentagon Papers during the Vietnam War has a trove of documents revealing the inner workings and thinking of the U.S. government so changed the conversation.

What’s in New Snowden Documents Published from Glenn Greenwald’s Book ‘No Place to Hide’

By: Tuesday May 13, 2014 7:12 am

Journalist Glenn Greenwald’s book on meeting NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, the information he revealed to him on top secret massive surveillance and its implications on privacy has been released today. Along with the release of the book, Greenwald has posted new documents referenced in the book online for people to read for free. Here are [...]

Late Night: Which US-made Internet Routers Did the NSA Tamper With?

By: Monday May 12, 2014 8:00 pm

oday in the Guardian, Glenn Greenwald has an excerpt from his new book No Place to Hide: Edward Snowden, the NSA and the Surveillance State. He reveals how the NSA tampers with exported US-made internet routers, servers and other computer networking devices.

LIVESTREAM: Greenwald, Ohanian debate Hayden, Dershowitz – UPDATED with Snowden Clip

By: Friday May 2, 2014 4:18 pm

The Intercept‘s Glenn Greenwald team up with Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian to debate state surveillance with former NSA and CIA chief Michael Hayden and Harvard law professor Alan Dershowitz.

Why Couldn’t Pulitzer Prize Board Have Awarded Individual Journalists as Well as Media Organizations for NSA Reporting?

By: Monday April 14, 2014 2:43 pm

The Pulitzer Prize Board awarded The Guardian and The Washington Post prizes for journalism on National Security Agency documents from Edward Snowden that they considered a “public service.” But, notably, the individual journalists, whose bravery and courage made the stories themselves possible, were not recognized with awards.

Video: Glenn Greenwald Back in the U.S.S.A., Welcome Home Brother

By: Sunday April 13, 2014 9:30 am

He said that staying away was validating the effectiveness of those trying to kill journalism/dissent by threat.

Edward Snowden Speaks to #SXSW (#SXSnowden)

By: Monday March 10, 2014 2:13 pm

Edward Snowden, the NSA whistleblower in exile, spoke to the SXSW Interactive conference in Austin, Texas today. He appeared via a choppy videostream which was said to be routed through seven proxy servers. Joining the conversation in person were the ACLU’s Ben Wizner and Christopher Soghoian.

NSA Director’s Comments Suggest Anti-Leaks Legislation Being Secretly Developed in Response to Snowden

By: Tuesday March 4, 2014 7:00 pm

At a panel on cyber security at Georgetown University, the National Security Agency (NSA) director made statements that suggested the NSA has been working on some kind of “media leaks legislation.” The legislation would obviously be in response to the disclosures from former NSA contractor Edward Snowden, but, until now, there has been no public indication that any anti-leaks legislation would be proposed in response to what Snowden disclosed.

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