Her lawyer David Coombs added in the posted clarification, “Chelsea has never claimed to be anti-war; indeed she joined the military to defend her country. However, she is a humanist and was motivated in her actions not only by her transparency beliefs, but also by deep concern for the value of human life.”
|By: Kevin Gosztola Wednesday October 9, 2013 4:40 pm|
|By: Kevin Gosztola Wednesday October 9, 2013 10:25 am|
The director of MI5 delivered a speech in the United Kingdom, which emphasized the threat of terrorism to the UK and also focused upon the “damage” the publication of material from former NSA contractor Edward Snowden had caused the intelligence agency’s ability to protect the country.
|By: Kevin Gosztola Wednesday September 11, 2013 3:10 pm|
Raw intelligence data that likely includes phone calls and emails of American citizens is being provided by the NSA to Israeli intelligence, according to a top secret document provided to The Guardian by former NSA contractor and whistleblower Edward Snowden.
|By: Kevin Gosztola Friday September 6, 2013 9:35 am|
What is contained in the documents from Snowden is clear evidence of an unchecked surveillance state that threatens the liberty of citizens not just in America but around the world. There is a duty amongst journalists to inform citizens of what these intelligence agencies are doing and what powers they have and think they should have to invade privacy, whenever they deem it necessary.
|By: Kevin Gosztola Friday August 23, 2013 2:15 pm|
A partnership between The Guardian and The New York Times on documents provided by National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden has been arranged so that reporting on British government intelligence agency, GCHQ, can continue to be produced.
|By: DSWright Friday August 2, 2013 11:15 am|
The NSA has been paying over a $150 million to a British spy agency according to information leaked by Edward Snowden and revealed by the Guardian. The payments were apparently made to influence the British intelligence community and were kept secret from the British public.
|By: cocktailhag Thursday August 1, 2013 8:00 pm|
It’s been a dizzying week in the world of NSA scandals, but a theme is developing, in the same ham-handed way an Andrew Lloyd Weber musical puts forth its catchy jingle. (Cue mournful, spooky overture)
|By: CTuttle Monday June 24, 2013 10:00 pm|
|By: Kevin Gosztola Friday June 21, 2013 4:30 pm|
Documents provided by National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden to The Guardian reveal how the UK spy agency, GCHQ, set out to “master the internet” by sweeping up as many phone and online traffic as possible. They show the GCHQ has processed massive amounts of data on innocent people not targeted and passed the data on to the NSA to utilize for whatever purpose.
|By: Kevin Gosztola Monday June 17, 2013 2:00 pm|
The Guardian, which has been publishing stories containing disclosures from NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, hosted a Q&A with Snowden online. Snowden addressed various smears and questions.