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NSA Employees Routinely Undermined 'Non-Attributable' Web Access With Personal Web Use.

Another large batch of Snowden docs have been released by The Intercept. The new documents are part of the site's "SID Today" collection, a sort of interoffice newsletter featuring discussions of intelligence-gathering efforts the agency has engaged in, as well as more mundane office business. The one discussed in this ...

- Techdirt - US

The NSA's Weird Interest In File Sharing Programs.

Another large Snowden document dump from The Intercept uncovers many more off-brand uses of NSA surveillance tools. The pile of documents come from the NSA's "SID Today" files, of which there are apparently thousands of available pages. The documents released late last week show that if it happened online, the NSA was ...

- Techdirt - US

WikiLeaks releases files that appear to offer details of Russian surveillance system.

"Plot twist,' says Edward Snowden, but some others aren't convinced.

- Washington Post - US

Trump Administration Says It's Classified If They Can Let The NSA Spy On Americans.

Senator Ron Wyden, as a member of the Senate Intelligence Committee, spent half a decade trying to get President Obama's Director of National Intelligence, James Clapper, to answer some fairly straightforward questions about NSA surveillance on Americans. As you may recall, this got so bad that Clapper flat out lied to ...

- Techdirt - US

Snowden: Public money shouldn't fund software the public isn't allowed to fix.

Paul Brown writes, "The FSFE's 'Public Money? Public Code!' campaign wants to convince lawmakers that software created with public funds should be made available to the public under Free Software licences.

- Boing Boing - US

Interview with Edward Snowden: 'There Is Still Hope - Even for Me'.

In an interview, whistleblower Edward Snowden discusses his life in Russia, the power of the intelligence apparatuses and how he will continue his battle against all-encompassing surveillance by governments.

- Spiegel Online - DE